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William Smith Exhibition

Find out more about ‘The Father of Geology’ in this special exhibition of material from our archives.

William Smith exhibition

Panel Members Appointed

At the request of the Department of Energy and Climate Change (DECC), the Geological Society has established an independent panel to review and evaluate the guidance for national geological screening.

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Vote for Council

Voting for the elections to Council 2015-2016 is now available to Fellows.


Twelve nominations have been received for the seven vacancies on Council. Voting will close on 31 March 2015.


E-books for Fellows


The Library has launched a new E-Books collection via Dawsonera

Library e-books
Edmund Nickless

Edmund Nickless to retire

After 18 years of serving the Society the Executive Secretary, Edmund Nickless, has announced his intention to retire in September. 


Geology for Society

Aimed at policy and decision-makers as well as the wider public, 'Geology for Society' outlines the importance of geology to our society.

Plate Tectonics

Visit our online resource, aimed at students aged 14 - 16. Learn how the theory of plate tectonics has developed, what happens at different plate margins, and the tectonic history of the UK.


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Find out about our programme of lectures for 2015. Or watch one of the 2014 lectures in the past meeting resources.

Geology Jobs

Find UK and international jobs in Geology and Earth science, or use our free job advertising service.