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.
Explore our list and interactive map of 100 Great Geosites across the UK and Ireland
Online resource aimed at students aged 14-16. Learn how the theory of plate tectonics developed, watch animations & find out about UK tectonic history.
Geology, although often not a stand alone subject within schools, is covered across all the science disciplines – Chemistry, Physics, Biology and Maths, as well as Geography. At the Geological Society we can provide support to those schools wishing to understand more about Earth Sciences and how to incorporate examples within the National Curriculum.
The GSL can provide the following supporting material to schools as part of the Schools Affiliate Scheme:
The Schools Affiliate Scheme is open to all schools within the UK and it is free to join.
For further information please contact our Education & Training Officers:
Free to attend and running 23 - 26 July 2015, the GEA offers UK teachers a great opportunity to understand how to teach geoscience if it is not their principal subject.
A web-resource aimed at UK KS3 science students, using animations and images to see how surface and deep Earth processes produce the rocks we stand on, and use to build our homes.