We’re delighted that the Ordnance Survey has now included the 100 Great Geosites on their online mapping and route-planning tool, which can be used to plan walks and excursions around Great Britain.
Sharp-eyed readers may have noticed a change to the front cover of the February 2018 issue of Petroleum Geoscience. Phil Christie, Chief Editor, explains the reason behind it.
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.
Congratulations to Professor Stephen Sparks, who has been awarded a knighthood for services to volcanology and geology in the Queen’s New Year Honours list. Sir Stephen, who is Professor of Geology at the University of Bristol’s School of Earth Sciences, was President of the Geological Society in 1994 – 1996, and received Wollaston Medal, the Society’s highest award, …
The Geological Society was founded on 13th November 1807 – 210 years ago today!
Ten years ago, we celebrated our 200th birthday with a year long programme of events – here’s some highlights of what took place…
A guest post from Stephen Buss, Assistant Scientific Editor (hydrogeology) of the Quarterly Journal of Engineering Geology and Hydrogeology, and Jonathan Smith, QJEGH Associate board member This month, the Quarterly Journal of Engineering Geology and Hydrogeology (QJEGH) publishes a set of papers on ‘organic contaminants in groundwater’. There are five papers in the set, covering …
The Geological Society is pleased to be working in partnership with the Social Mobility Foundation to help improve social mobility within the Earth Sciences.
Congratulations to Tricia Henton, Council member and lately Non-Executive Director at The Coal Authority, who has been awarded the MBE for services to the Environment and Professional Education in the Queen’s Birthday Honours List.
The fourth Great Geobakeoff is finally concluded! It’s been another epic year, with more than 40 of you entering the competition, with a combined total of nearly 80 entries – huge thanks to everyone who took part!
The North West Highlands Geopark is running a crowdfunder with a deadline of Monday 5 June – find out more!