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.
Today marks 100 years since the first eight women were elected as Fellows of the Society – we look at some of the milestones along the way.
Announcing the results of our Geoscientist magazine cover competition celebrating women in geology!
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.
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.
Don’t forget, the deadline to submit your entries to our Geoscientist magazine cover competition is midnight on Sunday 17th March! We’re celebrating women in the geosciences and marking our 100th anniversary of female Fellowship with a special issue in May – read more about the competition here. Entries are welcome from any age group and …
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