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The intrepid, even daredevil, German film direc...
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Science and the City is aimed at anyone interes...
Given the wealth of geological research emanati...
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...
Ted Nield describes Britain’s worst mining-related disaster 50 years ago this month, from which grew a new awareness of engineering geology’s importance.
Paul Maliphant, Helen Reeves, Bob Leeming and Darren Bryant revisit the Aberfan Disaster and ask – what did we learn?
John Mather marks the ‘Year of Water’ by surveying the geology of Britain’s ‘holy wells’ and spas
Desmond Donovan tackles the mystery surrounding the true original course of the River Tyburn, and the identity and location of the fabled ‘Thorney Island’.
When the legendary geologist science-writer (no...
James Sowerby (1757-1822) was the fourth surviv...
The author combines personal histories with pol...
Would you consider standing for election to Council? The application forms are included with this issue, writes Stephanie Jones.
The Society of Brownfield Risk Assessment has developed a new accreditation scheme, writes Adler deWind.
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
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Geoscientist has a number of books available for Fellows to review. We also invite publishers to send us books to be reviewed.