A few weeks ago, we launched the Plate Tectonic Stories competition which is celebrating the important role of narrative and storytelling in geology and now we’re looking for inspired creative masterpieces from you!
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 artist Sophie Maliphant about her project to raise money for Nepal following the devastating 2015 earthquake.
The North West Highlands Geopark is running a crowdfunder with a deadline of Monday 5 June – find out more!
A guest post from Stuart Blake, Director of the Locharanza Centre, on the survival of the Locharanza Field Studies Centre
Opening just in time for April Fools’ Day, the Geological Society Library’s latest exhibition ‘The Lying Stones of Johann Beringer’ tells the story of one of geology’s earliest recorded practical jokes.
Science Hunters is an outreach project based in Lancaster Environment Centre, Lancaster University. We use Minecraft to engage children with science and help them learn about topics not usually covered in science lessons, so it’s a great opportunity to introduce some Earth Science themes.
We’re thrilled to be a partner organisation for BBC Learning’s ‘Terrific Scientific’ project, providing resources for the ‘Water’ investigation due to begin in February!
Earlier this month, the Education Team at the Geological Society attended the launch of Terrific Scientific – a new science initiative from BBC Learning in partnership with the Wellcome Trust. As a partner organisation, the Geological Society has provided supporting resources for one of the project’s themes – water.
A huge thank you to everyone who took part in Earth Science Week 2016! With over 50 events across the UK and Ireland, it was our biggest yet, with more organisations taking part than ever before. View an album of images from the week For those already making plans, next year’s dates will be 7-15 …