National Schools Geology Challenge and Early Career Geologist Award Finals 2016
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National Schools Geology Challenge and Early Career Geologist Award Finals 2016

On 25th April the Geological Society hosted the fifth and largest ever National Schools Geology Challenge and Early Career Geologist Finals at Burlington House. The day brought together a record eight school teams and six young geoscientists, each representing a different Regional Group, to present their topic of choice to our panel of four judges from industry … Continue reading

The 2016 Lyell meeting – Palaeoinformatics
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The 2016 Lyell meeting – Palaeoinformatics

The Geological Society’s 2016 Lyell Meeting, which takes place on 9 March, will look at palaeoninformatics – the information technology used to manage, preserve and distribute palaeontological data ‘Palaeontological data is our record of life on earth, and of the history of our biosphere’ says University College London’s Dr Jeremy Young, who is co-convening the … Continue reading

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Uncertainty – is technology the solution?

A guest post from the Petroleum Exploration Society of Great Britain (PESGB) 6th Annual PESGB Stoneley Lecture ‘Uncertainty – Is Technology the Solution?’ with Lord Robert Winston Central Hall Westminster, London Tuesday 8 March 2016, 6pm (followed by a free drinks reception) The PESGB is delighted to announce that the distinguished Parliamentarian, Professor and TV … Continue reading

Walking Through Time
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Walking Through Time

Nearly three years ago, two researchers uncovered a series of footprints on a beach in Happisburgh, Norfolk. Preserved for at least 800,000 years beneath layers of sediment, the footprints had been exposed by recent storms. There was just enough time to record 3D images of them before they were swallowed up by the tide. Continue reading