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Jenny Davey has the month’s hottest titles from Geological Society Publishing
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...
Fancy climbing Africa's highest peak? Roger Scoon* tempts you with the geology of Kilimanjaro.
John Talbot & Chris Eccles (Chartership Committee) set out the features of a new, simplified, less time-consuming scheme.
Jack Treagus tours the beguiling isle with the Reverend Professor Henslow's Map and Memoir of 1822.
Steph Jones says: check your email and post this month for news of the 2017 Council elections.
Ted Nield explains why it is that celebrities seem to die in greater numbers at Christmas.
Jack Treagus tours the beguiling isle with the Reverend Professor Henslow’s Map and Memoir of 1822
Steph Jones says: check your email and your post this month for news of the 2017 Council elections.
Six reviews of films and books by Andrew Robinson, Gordon Neighbour, Simon Jowill, Alan Falk, Chris Hawkesworth and Gabriel D'Arce
The Engineering Group held its annual Glossop Evening on 1 November at the Royal Institution, writes Dawne Riddle
The Society was inaugurated on 13 November 1807 at a dinner at the Freemasons Tavern... Read more about the history of the Geological Society.
2017 Book Reviews
Have a read, and if you're a Fellow consider reviewing one yourself.
Look through previous Geoscientist issues from 2007 to the present.
Geoscientist has a number of books available for Fellows to review. We also invite publishers to send us books to be reviewed.