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Nina Morgan discovers that the lot of a curator is not always a happy one
Charlotte-Ellen Eales (Birmingham University) was supported on her undergraduate field mapping in New Zealand by a Society bursary.
FUGRO in Hong Kong Delivers a Unique CGeol Training Scheme, writes Adler deWind
Four new book reviews, by Nina Morgan, Murray Hoggett, Mark Griffin and Chris Hawkesworth
Edmund Nickless issues a call for nominations to Council 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...
Mitch D’Arcy, who received a Society fieldwork research grant, on sediment routing systems in eastern California
Kristin Vala Ragnarsdottir and the ASAP team explore the hidden links between geology, economics and well-being
As copies of Wolfgang Grulke’s ravishing book Heteromorph go on sale bearing the Society’s endorsement, Ted Nield visits the author in his private museum in Dorset.
One of the most iconic pieces of British geology is about to be celebrated by a new National Landscape Discovery Centre – ‘The Sill’, write Peter Styles and Ian Jackson
The Society is looking for a new Accreditation Officer to replace Dr Colin Scrutton, who is stepping down.
Kristin Vala Ragnarsdottir and the ASAP Team explore the hidden links between geology, economics and well-being
Peter Styles and Ian Jackson argue that the Society should endorse the planned new interpretation centre on the Whin Sill at Once Brewed.
Ted Nield announces the arrival of 'Online First' publishing for Geoscientist book reviews.
Geoscientist has a number of books available for Fellows to review. We also invite publishers to send us books to be reviewed.