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The Geological Society of London is the UK national society for geoscience, providing support to over 10,000 members in the UK and overseas. Founded in 1807, we are the oldest geological society in the world.
Al Fraser (Imperial College, London) reports on the work of a Science Committee working group on the Flagship Meetings and their future.
Ted Nield has been to see the new summer disaster movie San Andreas...
Mike Harris argues that a rigorous dose of mine or exploration work allows students to decide if that's the life for them
Four new book reviews by Andrew Goudie, Wishart Mitchell, John Milsom and Richard Dawe
Ted Nield hails the rise of double-blind reviewing in academic 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...
Andy Chadwick* explains how interaction between continuous trend with natural climate cycles produces the observed stepped pattern of global warming
Elizabeth Martin-Silverstone* describes her investigations into pterosaur flight, and the evolution of flying vertebrates
John Mather, together with his wife Jenny Bennett, collect ceramics. After retiring, he decided to make them himself...
Peter Dolan explores the interaction between these two essential ingredients for a fulfilled life.
Thank you to all those who have completed the Society's membership survey - and how to do it if you haven't yet....
CHUGD has a new name - and a new plan for the future, say Tim Minshull and David Manning.
Make your nominations for our 2016 Awards, writes Stephanie Jones.
Edmund Nickless, Executive Secretary, on the first quarter century of Chartership
Calling all sponsors and exhibitors!
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.