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The National Schools Geology Challenge is now in its 7th year.
Teams of Year 12 or 13 / A level science, geography and geology students produce a themed poster, and develop a 5 minute presentation on their chosen (geology related) topic to a panel of leading geologists from academia and industry.
Heats are organised all over the UK by the Society's Regional Groups, and the winners go forward to the national final at Burlington House (date TBC)
To take part in the 2017 challenge, please download the rules from the box on this page, and contact your Regional Group to find a heat near you. If you have any queries please contact Judi Lakin (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Teams of students from 8 schools attended the 2016 National Final on 25 April, hosted by Paul Maliphant with awards presented by Sarah Fray.
The winning team from Altrincham Grammar School represented the North West Regional Group with their talk on 'Diamonds: Secrets of the Earth'.
Congratulations to the winning teams and the other finalists:
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We're teaming up with the British Geological Survey for an Earth Science Week workshop for A level students. This event is now fully booked.
The National Schools' Geology Challenge is held jointly with the Early Career Geologist Award, aimed at geoscientists in the early stages of their careers. Both awards share a National final.
Find out how to enter in 2017.