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 guest post from Dr Lloyd White, Lecturer in the School of Earth and Environmental Sciences at the University of Wollongong, Australia, who is currently on board the JOIDES Resolution research vessel as part of the International Ocean Discovery Program.
A guest post from artist Sophie Maliphant about her project to raise money for Nepal following the devastating 2015 earthquake.
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 …
Professor Bill McGuire explains some of the geological effects of climate change, following his recent London Lecture at the Geological Society
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.
We’re thrilled to be a partner organisation for BBC Learning’s ‘Terrific Scientific’ project, providing resources for the ‘Water’ investigation due to begin in February!
Earlier this month, the Education Team at the Geological Society attended the launch of Terrific Scientific – a new science initiative from BBC Learning in partnership with the Wellcome Trust. As a partner organisation, the Geological Society has provided supporting resources for one of the project’s themes – water.
The first Bryan Lovell Meeting is an opportunity to think about how our science feeds into hazard management and understanding, and how geoscience can be part of the solution to many of these issues.
Earth Science Week 2016 kicks off tomorrow, with events taking place across the UK and Ireland! We’re thrilled to launch the week by announcing the winners of our 2016 photography competition, ‘Earth Science in Action.’ We received hundreds of fascinating entries interpreting the theme in various ways, from dynamic Earth processes to geologists at work, …