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, …
Education Assistant Will Foreman writes… Two weeks ago, on 8 June, the Geological Society held the Early Career Geologist Award Finals, a competition where geoscientists within ten years of graduating give presentations on projects they have been involved with. The competition starts with Heats, held by our Regional Groups. The winners of the Heats then …
An interview with Professor Rob Butler, who will be awarded the Geological Society’s first Dewey Medal in June 2018.
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.
A specimen described today in Proceedings of the Yorkshire Geological Society is the star attraction in the Yorkshire Museum’s new exhibition, Yorkshire’s Jurassic World, which opened on March 24.
A guest blog from The Royal Institution about the ways in which the Ri have communicated the science and importance of plate tectonics through time.
Dozens of giant footprints discovered on Skye are providing rare evidence of dinosaur evolution in the Middle Jurassic epoch.
The Great Geobakeoff is back!
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.
Just as during the space age astronomers wanted to create the Jodrell Bank Observatory to discover some of the secrets of the universe, 70 years later geoscientists want to create an observatory that can look into our own planet to discover new solutions for global problems.
Looking for some inspiration for a Plate Tectonics Stories submission? Look no further! Some of our early entries have set the bar high for creative approaches to Plate Tectonic Stories. In the School Groups category, we had this delightful entry from the Year 3 class at Abbey Gate Primary School in Nottingham where the students …