The outcome of COP26 – what does it mean for geoscience?
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The outcome of COP26 – what does it mean for geoscience?

Flo Bullough and Megan O’Donnell share their reflections on the second week of international negotiations at the 26th UN Conference of the Parties (COP26) in Glasgow. The second week of the long-awaited 2021 UN climate conference has culminated in the announcement of the Glasgow Climate Pact. This international agreement strengthens global ambitions to mitigate the … Continue reading

A Craniometrist’s Toolkit
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A Craniometrist’s Toolkit

Whilst researching my postgraduate degree in 2000s, I became fascinated by the physiognomical pseudosciences which emerged at the end of the 18th century. Originating as parlour game entertainment, by the middle of the 19th century they developed into a much more sinister body of academia which sought to categorise individuals purely based on external physical … Continue reading

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UK Earth Hazards – a new course from GSL

In 2020, the Geological Society carried out a Strategic Review of its activities in order to ensure we are best meeting the needs of geoscientists in the UK and beyond.  With that in mind, we will start providing online training courses to support our Fellows with Continuous Professional Development (CPD).  Following on from two free … Continue reading

Earth Science, Systems and Society: a new journal from GSL
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Earth Science, Systems and Society: a new journal from GSL

The Geological Society of London (GSL) is proud to announce the launch of our first fully open access journal, Earth Science, Systems and Society (ES3), for 2021. ES3 will publish timely and topical research of high importance across the breadth of the geosciences with a particular emphasis on interdisciplinary geoscience and the pivotal role it … Continue reading