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At a better-than-usually attended AGM, concerns were raised over plans to sub-let the Fellow's Room to the Royal Academy, reports Ted Nield
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...
Tom Sharpe recounts a harrowing tale of geological derring-do in the South Atlantic.
Graham Leslie* and Mike Browne** explore the opportunities that can be built on the legacy of Scotland’s Opencast coal.
Recent book reviews.
Kirstin Lemon, British Geological Survey and Vice-Chair of the United Kingdom Committee for UNESCO Global Geoparks outlines the present and future state of UNESCO Geoparks in the UK.
The latest in a series of Engineering Group Working Party reports was published in June, writes Dawne Riddle.
Not many geologists get their heads on stamps. Nina Morgan knows about one who did.
Graham Leslie and Mike Browne explore the opportunities that can be built on the legacy of Scotland's opencast coal
An extra helping of book reviews in this month's issue!
Tom Sharpe recounts a harrowing tale of geological derring-do in the South Atlantic
The Society was inaugurated on 13 November 1807 at a dinner at the Freemasons Tavern... Read more about the history of the Geological Society.
2016 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.