Knighthood for former GSL President Professor Stephen Sparks
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Knighthood for former GSL President Professor Stephen Sparks

Congratulations to Professor Stephen Sparks, who has been awarded a knighthood for services to volcanology and geology in the Queen’s New Year Honours list. Sir Stephen, who is Professor of Geology at the University of Bristol’s School of Earth Sciences, was President of the Geological Society in 1994 – 1996, and received Wollaston Medal, the Society’s highest award, … Continue reading

2016 Awards – John Underhill, Lyell Medallist
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2016 Awards – John Underhill, Lyell Medallist

This year’s Lyell Medal is awarded to Professor John Underhill, Shell Professor of Exploration Geoscience at Heriot-Watt University. Professor Underhill researches the sedimentology, structural geology and stratigraphy of prospective basins, and is currently focusing on projects relating to the integration of subsurface data with field exposures. ‘New techniques make it possible to place observations that can … Continue reading