“I’ve wasted my time, I should have been a geologist!” proclaims Gideon Mantell on discovering a fossilized tooth of an Iguanodon in the South Downs. This tooth will be Mantell’s most significant and turbulent discovery. It will lead him on a quest for acceptance, resulting in humiliation and perpetual disappointment at the cruel hands of …
How can geology help with the decarbonisation of our society?
How do geologists know what the interior of the Earth looks like?
We’re excited to announce our theme for 2020 – the Year of Life! Throughout the year we’ll be exploring life in a geoscience context through research conferences, lectures, education programme and other Society activities.
Molly Brown and Sarah Hey are both members of our Contaminated Land Group’s early career sub-committee. In this guest post, they explain more about the ways in which the Group is championing early careers professionals.
Earth Science Week is an annual international celebration of the geology all around us. Coordinated by the American Geosciences Institute in the US, and the Geological Society in the UK and Ireland, the week now also takes place in an increasing number of countries worldwide. 2018’s Earth Science Week was bigger than ever! This year, …
The Geoscience Education Academy is a four-day CPD workshop for UK secondary teachers which ran from the 24-27 July 2018. Work experience student Dion George tells us about his time helping out at the GEA…
Registration is now open! A meeting about Collectors, Collections and the Geology of South West Britain, jointly organised by the History of Geology Group (HoGG) and the Geological Curators Group (GCG) on 18 – 19 September, hosted by the Bath Royal Literary and Scientific Institution.
In November, the NGO Jividha – meaning ‘biodiversity’ in Marathi – held a four day exhibition in association with Earth Science Week in Pune, India.
2018 is already one week old, which means the Year of Resources is underway! Throughout the year, we’re exploring the sustainable extraction and use of natural resources through research conferences, lectures, our education programme and other activities.