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!
As we start a new year of publishing, we’d like to say a big thank you to all our wonderful reviewers in 2018!
How do geologists know what the interior of the Earth looks like?
Thomas Giachetti (University of Oregon) explains his research into the risk posed by Anak Krakatau, published in the Journal of the Geological Society in January 2012, and how it relates to what happened in December 2018.
At Durham University, scientists are exploring the opportunity to use the water within flooded abandoned mines to provide a source of geothermal heat for the future. This could also deliver economic opportunities to former mining areas.