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.
What are fossils? How do they form and what can they tell us about the ancient creatures that once lived on Earth? Find out more in our latest factsheet for primary school students.
Are you a geography, science or geology teacher looking for training and support teaching the geoscience part of the curriculum? Registrations are open for our free training course on 25-28 July 2017.
The Great British Bakeoff may be no more, but its geological counterpart has refused all lucrative offers and returns for 2017! Find out how to enter on the blog...
An opportunity for students to present their research.
Explore resources and information for anyone interested in the Earth, from school teachers and students; through higher education and employment options; to lifelong learning and professional development.
Applications are now open for the 2017 Geoscience Education Academy (25-28 July). Free to attend, the GEA offers teachers a great opportunity to understand how to teach geoscience if it is not their principal subject.
Our Regional Groups run the heats for the National Schools Geology Challenge, aimed at A-level students, & the Early Career Geologist Award. Find out who is competing in the 2017 final on 3 May.
Download our resources developed to support the BBC 'Terrific Scientific' initiative.
Download presentations from the 2017 Higher Education Network (HEN) Annual Meeting with a theme of Teaching Excellence in the Geosciences.
Find out the benefits of holding an Accredited degree & explore degrees by region or subject.