The Year of Life is an opportunity to showcase both academic and applied research focusing on palaeontology, geobiology, biogeochemical cycling and astrobiology, among others. Read all about what we have planned for our themed year in2020!
The results of the biggest ever Great Geobakeoff!
The Geological Society, alongside a number of institutions, groups and individuals, is supporting the University of Edinburgh Library’s campaign to save Charles Lyell’s notebooks, which are due to be sold abroad.
Samuel Lickiss, Production Editor in the Geological Society’s Publishing House, on two papers published today in the Journal of the Geological Society with very different ideas about the potential location of a 1.2 billion year old meteorite crater in north west Scotland…
Today marks 100 years since the first eight women were elected as Fellows of the Society – we look at some of the milestones along the way.
Announcing the results of our Geoscientist magazine cover competition celebrating women in geology!
New research published today in the Journal of the Geological Society tracks the remains of ancient life preserved in some of Earth’s oldest rocks, and may even help identify life elsewhere in the Solar System.
The International Geoscience Programme (IGCP) recently held their annual open meeting at UNESCO, reviewing progress in 2018 and announcing their latest funded projects. Joel Gill* reports on this meeting, introducing the IGCP and sharing thoughts on how to craft a successful application.
Don’t forget, the deadline to submit your entries to our Geoscientist magazine cover competition is midnight on Sunday 17th March! We’re celebrating women in the geosciences and marking our 100th anniversary of female Fellowship with a special issue in May – read more about the competition here. Entries are welcome from any age group and …
The Geological Society President, Nick Rogers, writes about the role of geoscience in the future and the launch of the Society’s Early Career Network. The recent schoolchildren’s strike to protest about climate change presents liberal minded parents with something of an ethical dilemma. Do we support the kids in their protest or shoo them back …