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!
New research on some of the world’s oldest potential animal fossils is published today in the Journal of the Geological Society.
The most comprehensive and high-resolution atlas of the seafloor of both Polar Regions is being presented today at the European Geosciences Union General Assembly (EGU) in Vienna. The map has been recently published as Memoir 46 of the Geological Society of London.
A treasure trove of exceptionally preserved fossils has been discovered in Würzburg, Germany. The finds, which include perfectly preserved specimens of birds, insects and plants, have already been dubbed the ‘Lügensteine formation’, and may overturn accepted theories as to how fossils are created.
A guest post from the Sedgwick Museum’s Douglas Palmer Whilst Jerry Lee Lewis was certainly not thinking of dinosaurs when he recorded his famous 1957 hit song, he was referring to hips. And, as all dinophiles know, dinosaurs can be divided into two fundamentally distinct groups based on the structure of their hips. Ever since …
A post from George Jameson, GSL External Relations Officer, whose role includes working to deliver the Society’s strategic commitment to diversity, equality and inclusion The Higher Education Funding Council for England (HEFCE) recently announced that it has awarded funding of £480,000 to a collaborative project between the Open University, the University of Leeds and Plymouth …
We’re delighted to announce the appointment of Richard Hughes as Executive Secretary. Richard is currently Director of Business Development at the Coal Authority, prior to which he was Director of Information at the British Geological Survey.
New research on fossils from Newfoundland and Labrador, published in Geological Society Special Publication ‘Earth System Evolution and Early Life: A Celebration of the Work of Martin Brasier’, provides new insights into exactly which burrowing animals were the most important engineers.