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, …
This year’s Ada Lovelace Day, celebrating the achievements of women in science, technology, engineering and maths, takes place on Tuesday 11th October – right in the middle of Earth Science Week!
This year’s William Smith Medal – named for the man responsible for the first geological map of a nation – is presented to Dr Michael de Freitas, Distinguished Research Fellow at Imperial College London.
A 9 day long celebration of the geology all around us in the UK and Ireland, Earth Science Week is an opportunity for museums and other outreach organisations to highlight their collections, for geologists to engage with new audiences, and for the public to explore the geology around them.