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!
A guest post from artist Sophie Maliphant about her project to raise money for Nepal following the devastating 2015 earthquake.
Our 2017 London Lecture series is now well underway, with several of the talks relating to the 2017 Year of Risk. The series was kicked off in January by Geological Society President Malcolm Brown, who gave a talk entitled ‘Risk and Uncertainty in Exploration for Oil and Gas.’ In our latest podcast interview, Malcolm explains …
Easter is just over a week away, which can only mean one thing…the return of the glorious Great Geobakeoff! Yes, the Great British Bakeoff may be no more, but its geological counterpart has refused all lucrative offers and elected to continue uninterrupted by commercial breaks.
Dougal Jerram reviews the Bodleian’s ‘Volcanoes’ exhibition, exploring how volcanoes have been depicted in art and popular culture through history.
Professor Bill McGuire explains some of the geological effects of climate change, following his recent London Lecture at the Geological Society
The first Bryan Lovell Meeting is an opportunity to think about how our science feeds into hazard management and understanding, and how geoscience can be part of the solution to many of these issues.
Following two successful themed years, the Geological Society has named 2017 the Year of Risk.