The Geological Society, alongside a number of institutions, groups and individuals, is supporting the University of Edinburgh Library’s campaign to save Charles Lyell’s notebooks, which are due to be sold abroad.
2019 marks 100 years since women were able to be elected as Fellows of the Geological Society, with the first eight elected in May 1919. They came from a diverse range of specialisms, backgrounds and experience – as part of our activities to mark the anniversary, we’re profiling each of them.
Samuel Lickiss, Production Editor in the Geological Society’s Publishing House, on two papers published today in the Journal of the Geological Society with very different ideas about the potential location of a 1.2 billion year old meteorite crater in north west Scotland…
The Early Career Geologist Award is held each year to recognise the work of geoscientists in the early stages of their careers. It is open to all Fellows with less than 10 years postgraduate experience, and provides a great opportunity to enhance science communication skills and demonstrate subject knowledge.
Announcing the results of our Geoscientist magazine cover competition celebrating women in geology!
The Science in Schools programme has been running for over 10 years, bringing exciting and cutting edge scientific workshops crafted by UK researchers to French school children.
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.