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L’Oréal-UNESCO Women in Science Fellowships

Women in Science

Five £15,000 Research Fellowships will be awarded to outstanding female postdoctoral scientists. 2015 Applications close Friday 13 March.

Geoscience Education Academy

The Geoscience Education Academy 2015

Free to attend and running 23 - 26 July 2015, the GEA offers UK teachers a great opportunity to understand how to teach geoscience if it is not their principal subject.


The Early Career Geologist Award 2015

To recognise the work of geoscientists in the early stages of their careers, the Early Career Geologist award is open to all Fellows working towards Chartership with less than 10 years post graduate experience.

National Schools Geology Challenge

National Schools Geology Challenge

Now in its fourth year, the Challenge is looking for 2015 Finalists to produce a themed poster or 5 minute presentation to a panel of leading geologists. 

Find out how your school can take part.

100 Geosites: the Final List

100 Great Geosites

Explore our list of 100 Great Geosites across the UK and Ireland

Education and Careers

This area includes material relevant to school teachers and students; through higher education and employment options; to lifelong learning and CPD.

Careers Days 2015

The Geological Society Careers Days 2015

The Geological Society’s Careers Days are the essential meeting place for Geoscience and Earth Science students and industry leaders, institutions and employers.
Geoheritage fact sheet

New Fact Sheet on UK Geoheritage

In October 2014, the Society announced its list of 100 Great Geosites. Find out more about the geoheritage of the UK and Ireland, and why we have such an amazing range of geological sites.
Lesson Plans

New Lesson Plans

Read our new Lesson Plans for some classroom inspiration for Earth Science Week.
Radioactive Waste

Podcast Double Bill: Geological Disposal of Radioactive Waste

Rebecca Lunn of the University of Strathclyde and Professor Neil Chapman talk about the UK's efforts to dispose of our higher level radioactive waste, and the potential risks involved.
Earth Science Week 2014

Jobs in Geology and Earth Science

View the latest employment opportunities in geology and the Earth science industry with our online job listings. Search for vacancies across a wide range of sectors and locations.
A Level Revision Session & Schools Challenge

A level revision Session

Revision sessions at Manchester University for AS & A Levels Geology students.

Lectures will be followed by regional heats for the 2015 Schools Geology Challenge.

Plate Tectonics

Volcano map

Visit 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.