From Roman Baths to building stones, fossil finds to mineral mines, the geology and industrial history of South West Britain is full of interest. Amateur, professional and academic geologists and collectors alike played key roles in unravelling the fascinating geology and revealing the resources of this complex area. Many of their names and achievements are …
In November, the NGO Jividha – meaning ‘biodiversity’ in Marathi – held a four day exhibition in association with Earth Science Week in Pune, India.
This year’s Earth Science Week saw around 60 events in the UK and Ireland, ranging from craft workshops to geowalks, exhibitions, talks and quiz nights. Our theme was ‘Our Restless Earth’, in celebration of 50 years of plate tectonic theory – here are a few of the highlights…
A few weeks ago, we launched the Plate Tectonic Stories competition which is celebrating the important role of narrative and storytelling in geology and now we’re looking for inspired creative masterpieces from you!
The build up to this year’s Earth Science Week has already begun – which can only mean one thing. The return of the Earth Science Week photography competition!
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!
A guest post from Stuart Blake, Director of the Locharanza Centre, on the survival of the Locharanza Field Studies Centre
Easter is just over a week away, which can only mean one thing…the return of the glorious Great Geobakeoff! Yes, the Great British Bakeoff may be no more, but its geological counterpart has refused all lucrative offers and elected to continue uninterrupted by commercial breaks.
A guest blog from artist Tereza Stelhikova* Where: Dissenters Chapel, Kensal Green Cemetery When: 21st May, 2017 I am currently developing a multi-sensory, participatory performance, inspired by George Bellas Greenough, (1778 – 1855), a geologist and a founder of the Geological Society of London. The performance will happen within the context of Open Senses weekend, a London wide festival dedicated to the …
Science Hunters is an outreach project based in Lancaster Environment Centre, Lancaster University. We use Minecraft to engage children with science and help them learn about topics not usually covered in science lessons, so it’s a great opportunity to introduce some Earth Science themes.