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Paul Cleverley and Simon Burnett (Robert Gordon University, UK) come bearing tales of the unexpected in the search user interface
Nina Morgan has some April Fool advice for making yourself compeltely incomprehensible.
Ted Nield reflects on the encouraging news that the most serious global threats lie within our power to address because they're our fault in the first place.
Bill McGuire looks back on the legacy of Tambora, the volcano whose eruption created the 'year without a summer'
News of this year's Awards and the events of President's Day 2015
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...
Bill McGuire* looks back on the legacy of Tambora, the volcano whose eruption created the ‘year without a summer’
Design choices play an important role in how volcanic hazard maps communicate risk. Ian Randall* reports.
The humble neutron is becoming a valuable tool to model the internal workings of our planet, says Martin Dove*.
Nick Gardiner on tin-tungsten mineralisation in Burma, where mining is all set to make a comeback.
Bruce Levell thinks now is the time to be thinking about attending a really good Petroleum conference, like PGC-8, for example...
Following a proposal from the External Relations Committee, Council recommends the following candidates for election to Honorary Fellowship at a future Ordinary General Meeting.
Greg Shellnutt asks: Why do we worry about the nuts and bolts of metrics and miss the big picture - which is, that none of it matters?
Four book reviews, by Peter Worsley, James Montgomery, Arthur Tingley and Mark Griffin
Ian Randall reports on new research into the most effective graphics to use when presenting hazard/risk data.
The Executive Secretary has announced his intention to retire in September after 18 years.
The Society is delighted to announce the winners of the 2015 Awards.
Read book reviews that have been received in 2015.
Geoscientist has a number of books available for Fellows to review. We also invite publishers to send us books to be reviewed.