The build up to this year’s Earth Science Week has already begun – which can only mean one thing. The return of the Earth Science Week photography competition!
As part of the Year of Risk, the Geological Society is teaming up with the Institute of Risk Management for a week of conferences exploring the role geologists can play in the management of risk, and what lessons we can learn from other sectors.
The fourth Great Geobakeoff is finally concluded! It’s been another epic year, with more than 40 of you entering the competition, with a combined total of nearly 80 entries – huge thanks to everyone who took part!
The North West Highlands Geopark is running a crowdfunder with a deadline of Monday 5 June – find out more!
This year’s Wollaston Medal, our highest award, is presented to Professor Richard Alley of Penn State University – one of the foremost Earth scientists of his generation.
The results of the National Schools Geology Challenge final quiz round!
On Wednesday 3rd May the Geological Society hosted the National Schools Geology Challenge and Early Career Geologist Award Finals at Burlington House. A total of seven different school teams and six early career geologists from across the UK battled it out to win the coveted geo trophies.
Our March London Lecture was given by Professor Emily Rayfield, a palaeontologist at the University of Bristol.
New research on some of the world’s oldest potential animal fossils is published today in the Journal of the Geological Society.
The most comprehensive and high-resolution atlas of the seafloor of both Polar Regions is being presented today at the European Geosciences Union General Assembly (EGU) in Vienna. The map has been recently published as Memoir 46 of the Geological Society of London.