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.
The Geological Society of London has been awarding medals for significant achievement in the Earth sciences since 1831, when its Senior Medal, the Wollaston, was first awarded to William Smith.
The Society now grants a large range of awards, including medals and funds, every year. Our Awards page has a list of these, along with the citations and replies from award winners since 2001.
Nominations are now open for the Society's Awards for 2015.
A number of research funds are awarded each year in support of geoscientific projects.
Find out how to apply for research funds and download the regulations and guidelines.
The Research funds scheme has recently been broadened to include support for undergraduate field mapping projects which until now have been ineligible for support.
The Geological Society of America and the Geological Society of London are offering travel assistance to African students and early career geoscientists to attend the 3rd Young Earth Scientists (YES) Congress and the 25th Colloquium of African Geology (CAG25), to be held in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania, 11-16 August 2014.
Find out more details on how to apply.
A number of grants from the Fermor Fund were awarded in 2012. See the projects that were supported.