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Research Grants for Schools

Do you have a great idea to bring research alive in school? The Royal Society offers grants of up to £3000 to enable student projects supported by teachers & STEM professionals working in partnership - Application deadline 31 July


Get involved in Earth Science Week

Earth Science Week 2015 runs 10-18 October with the theme 'Geological Time'. We're hoping to beat the 2014 record of over 40 events across the country!
A small number of grants are available to help run events & activities.

100 Geosites: the Final List

100 Great Geosites

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

Plate Tectonics

Plate Tectonics

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.

Education and Careers

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


Geoscience - Choices after school or college

Thoroughly updated & revised in April 2015, our careers leaflet / poster sets out the different fields in which geoscientists work, and the initial choices for students who wish to enter the profession.

The Geological Society Careers Days: 18 & 25 November 2015

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

Schools Geology Challenge & Early Career Award: The Winners

A record number of seven schools and three early career geoscientists took part in the finals on 30 April. Find out who won:


Schools Affiliate Scheme

Free to join and open to all UK schools, our Schools Affiliate scheme provides support to schools teaching Earth Sciences as part of the Science, Geography or Geology Curriculum.

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.