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.
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!
How do geologists know what the interior of the Earth looks like?
We’re excited to launch the first (as far as we know) cover competition for our popular monthly members magazine, Geoscientist!
We’ve reached the end of another geoadvent season!
Throughout advent, we’re sharing some of our favourite entries to Earth Science Week photography competitions past and present – all of which feature the beautiful geology of the UK and Ireland. Check back each day for a new image!
Earlier this month, the Bank of England announced it would be selecting a new face of the £50 note, which has featured steam engine industrialists Matthew Boulton and James Watt since 2011. The scientific community was excited to learn that the new note will feature a scientist – and the public have been invited to …
A guest post from Ted Rose, Honorary Research Fellow at Royal Holloway’s Department of Earth Sciences On 11 November 1918 the guns fell silent on the Western Front, and the First World War horrors of trench warfare came to an end. The centenary of that armistice will be widely celebrated and much featured in the …