The Geological Society offers grades of membership for every stage of your career, from student to retirement. Find out about the benefits of membership, and how we can help you achieve and maintain Chartered status.
Information about the Geological Society’s internationally acclaimed books and journals for authors, editors, librarians and readers. Order publications, find out about the Lyell Collection and read guidelines for preparing a paper or submitting a book proposal.
Discover and access geoscience information resources via one of the world’s premier Earth science libraries. Search our collection of printed books, maps and journals, e-journals, internet resources, bibliographic databases and archives.
Search the events calendar for forthcoming conferences and events, and view past meeting resources. Enquire about room hire and conference facilities at Burlington House.
Information and resources for teachers and students from
primary education onwards; for those making careers choices
after A-levels including undergraduate and further degrees
at university; and for those seeking professional
geosciences training or exploring lifelong learning
News and updates for the press, policy makers and members of the public interested in how the geosciences
interact with society. Find updates about policy related meetings, consultation responses, position statements and
Geoscientist is the Fellowship magazine of the Geological Society: with news about science, people, the Society, features, reviews, opinion, letters and forthcoming events. All this, and more, can be found sooner here, in our online version.
Information on our Specialist and Regional groups, Joint Associations and Networks. Keep up to date with activities, news and events and find out how Fellows can get involved.
The Geological Society of London is the UK national society for geoscience, providing support to over 10,000 members in the UK and overseas. Founded in 1807, we are the oldest geological society in the world.
There is a worldwide gender gap among researchers, but a new interactive tool reveals some surprising exceptions.
A week to raise awareness of geological Heritage sites throughout the UK.
Contact us to get involved if you have an idea for an activity, event or walk.
Fact Sheets, Posters, Animations, Lesson Plans, Links & Fieldwork Resources for Teachers & Students from Key Stage 2 to Undergraduate level
Our online resource aimed at students aged 14-16. Learn how the theory of plate tectonics has developed, watch animations of what happens at different plate margins, and the tectonic history of the UK.
A web-resource aimed at UK KS3 science students, using animations and images to show how surface and deep Earth processes produce the rocks we stand on, and use to build our homes.
This area includes material relevant to school teachers and students; through higher education and employment options; to lifelong learning and CPD.
Where does the UK’s energy come from, and how has this changed over time? What is carbon capture and storage and fracking?
Have you got a geological question about the Earth, the planets, geological time, fossils, anything?