From diamonds and gold, to supervolcanoes on Earth and Mars, via luxury wine, an extinct giant snake and…hemp plantations? The road to the Schools Geology Challenge 2019 final was a rocky one (sorry), but arguably one of the best yet. Following a record 12 regional heats held around the country, 80 students and teachers descended …
Easter is nearly here, which can only mean one thing….The return of the Great Geobakeoff!
New research published today in the Journal of the Geological Society tracks the remains of ancient life preserved in some of Earth’s oldest rocks, and may even help identify life elsewhere in the Solar System.
At the Geological Society’s Janet Watson Meeting in February 2019, Dr Simon Redfern from the Deep Carbon Observatory explained their recent work to define the five key reactions that control carbon in the Earth.
On Tuesday 12th March, six representatives of the Geological Society were lucky enough to head down to the House of Commons in Westminster to quiz MPs on topics relating to science and policy for Voice of the Future 2019.
At our February 2019 Public Lecture, Jonathan Turner from Radioactive Waste Management, introduced us to one of the UK’s largest planned environmental projects: a Geological Disposal Facility (GDF) for our radioactive waste. The UK has been generating radioactive waste since the birth of the nuclear power industry in the 1950s. As it stands, we have …
The International Geoscience Programme (IGCP) recently held their annual open meeting at UNESCO, reviewing progress in 2018 and announcing their latest funded projects. Joel Gill* reports on this meeting, introducing the IGCP and sharing thoughts on how to craft a successful application.
A guest post from Philip S Ringrose, Chief Editor of Petroleum Geoscience – a co-owned journal of the Geological Society of London and the European Association of Geoscientists and Engineers (EAGE).
How can geology help with the decarbonisation of our society?
We’re delighted to announce the two winners of the first ever Zeiss-GSL Scholarship, awarded for innovative microscopy in Earth science related projects!