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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.
Voting for the elections to Council 2014-2015 is now available to Fellows.
Eight nominations have been received for the five vacancies on Council. Voting will close on 31 March 2014.
The Society has launched a report outlining the importance of geology to our society.
An innovative map-based research tool providing subscribed Fellows with access to thousands of geological maps from the renowned Lyell Collection through the Geofacets platform.
We’re currently planning events and activities themed around 'Our Geo-Heritage' for Earth Science Week 2014. Please get in touch if you want to discuss ideas or find out more about how to get involved.
Professor Bruce Yardley (University of Leeds) has been appointed to the new role of Chief Geologist by The Radioactive Waste Management Directorate of the Nuclear Decommissioning Authority.
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.
Authors submitting papers for publication in online journals and books now have the option to make their published article fully Open Access on payment of a fee.
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The Geological Society is blogging for Climate Week!
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