Education Assistant Will Foreman writes… Two weeks ago, on 8 June, the Geological Society held the Early Career Geologist Award Finals, a competition where geoscientists within ten years of graduating give presentations on projects they have been involved with. The competition starts with Heats, held by our Regional Groups. The winners of the Heats then …
An interview with Professor Rob Butler, who will be awarded the Geological Society’s first Dewey Medal in June 2018.
A specimen described today in Proceedings of the Yorkshire Geological Society is the star attraction in the Yorkshire Museum’s new exhibition, Yorkshire’s Jurassic World, which opened on March 24.
Dozens of giant footprints discovered on Skye are providing rare evidence of dinosaur evolution in the Middle Jurassic epoch.
Fiann Smithwick, scientific adviser and part of the fossil excavation team for the BBC 1 documentary ‘Attenborough and the Sea Dragon’, speaks to us about his experiences working on a natural history documentary with Sir David Attenborough, his fossil hunting and his PhD topic of fossil colour…
Our ‘geologists you didn’t know were geologists’ series has become a geoadvent regular. Here, Geoscientist editor Ted Nield recounts the tale of a young American couple, their contribution to the mining industry, and the reason they were forced to take early retirement from their geological careers….
The 2017 Bryan Lovell meeting, ‘Mining for the Future’, is taking place on 23-24 November. Spaces are still available – register now!
A guest post from Dr Lloyd White, Lecturer in the School of Earth and Environmental Sciences at the University of Wollongong, Australia, who is currently on board the JOIDES Resolution research vessel as part of the International Ocean Discovery Program.
A guest post from Stephen Buss, Assistant Scientific Editor (hydrogeology) of the Quarterly Journal of Engineering Geology and Hydrogeology, and Jonathan Smith, QJEGH Associate board member This month, the Quarterly Journal of Engineering Geology and Hydrogeology (QJEGH) publishes a set of papers on ‘organic contaminants in groundwater’. There are five papers in the set, covering …
The Geological Society is pleased to be working in partnership with the Social Mobility Foundation to help improve social mobility within the Earth Sciences.