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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.
Ted Nield mourns the brutal murders science journalists in Bangladesh.
Geology lies at the heart of a public consultation about radioactive waste disposal, due to close in early December, writes Natalyn Ala.
Four new books reviewed by Graham Evans, Richard Porter, Rick Brassington and Don Hallett
GSL is pleased to offer a new combined online journals package from 2015
Now is the time for all good men and women to come to the aid of the Society
Bruce Yardley (Leeds University) has been appointed Chief Geologist by The Radioactive Waste Management Directorate (RWMD) of the Nuclear Decommissioning Authority (NDA).
Chartership Officer Bill Gaskarth reports on a projected new logo for use by CGeols, advice on applications and company training schemes
The Society has published an addendum to 'Climate Change: Evidence from the Geological Record' (November 2010) taking account of new research
Oliver Pritchard, Stephen Hallett, and Timothy Farewell consider the role of soil science in maintaining the British 'evolved road'
Kathryn Goodenough* on a Society-sponsored hunt for the rare metals that underpin new technologies
As Nina Morgan Discovers, the debate over HS2 is nothing new...
Ted Nield hails the new refurbished Council Room as evidence that the Society is growing up
Fellows - renew, vote for Council, and volunteer for Earth Science Week 2014! Also - who is honoured in the Society's Awards and Medals 2014.
Peter Fookes (Imperial College, London) celebrated at Society event in honour of Engineering Group Working Parties and their reports
When are University Earth Science departments going to shed their outmoded obsession with maths, physics and chemistry?
Nancy Tupholme, Librarian of the Society and the Royal Society, has died, reports Wendy Cawthorne.
Ted Nield reviews the refurbishment of the Council Room, Burlington House
You can help the Haslemere Educational Museum to identify subjects in Sir Archibald Geikie's amazing field notebook sketches, writes John Betterton.
Who are the top 100 UK practising scientists? The Science Council knows...
Geology lies at the heart of a public consultation about radioactive waste disposal, due to close in early December, writes Natalyn Ala*.
Ted Nield has lunch with Edmund Nickless, who muses on the changes since his appontment, the Glorious Revolution of 1997, and the future...
David S Cronan examines the 'then and now' of mineral prospects on the deep ocean bed.
Jim Coppard believes becoming a CGeol is now more important than ever.
The Society and ESRI have produced a special app for the 100 Great Geosites project
Lewis McCaffrey sings the praises of those who never win the glittering prizes
Society launches commemorative event to celebrate the first moonwalk by a geologist - Harrison Schmitt
Kristin Vala Ragnrarsdottir and Harald U Sverdrup put natural resources into Global Perspective.
The Society is delighted to announce the winners of the 2015 Awards.
See pictures of the winners and read the Award citations & Replies.
Read book reviews that have been received in 2015.
17 new reviews are available now with this month's Special.
The Executive Secretary has announced his intention to retire in September after 18 years.
Geoscientist has a number of books available for Fellows to review. We also invite publishers to send us books to be reviewed.