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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.
All geologists will have heard of Alfred Wegener. Few will have heard of his father-in-law, Wladimir Köppen...
Many childrens’ books convert inanimate objects into characters. Thomas the Tank Engine is the one that springs to my mind first, along with...
As we come to the end of The Year of Mud, Dave Greenwood * looks back to WW2, when mud became a matter of life and death.
Christmas and New Year closure dates - and some gift ideas!
Four new books reviewed by Ted Nield, Steve Rowlatt, Gordon Neighbour and Mike Rosenbaum.
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...
Geologists in the energy industry can improve their company’s financial performance, environmental impact and engagement by reviewing their involvement with water, writes John Simmons*.
Earthlearningidea, a website for geoscience educators, recorded its first two million activity downloads this year, writes Chris King*.
Geology lies at the heart of a public consultation about radioactive waste disposal, due to close in early December, writes Natalyn Ala*.
Ted Nield has lunch with Edmund Nickless, who muses on the changes since his appontment, the Glorious Revolution of 1997, and the future...
John Heathcote calls for fossil help
Geologist and science writer Nina Morgan reflects on war memorials to the ANZAC fallen
The Society invites applications for the 2016 round of research funds.
Earthlearningidea, a website for geoscience educators, recorded its first two million activity downloads this year, writes Chris King
Stuart Millis reflects on the growth of CGeol accreditations in Hong Kong
The Society is delighted to announce the winners of the 2015 Awards.
See pictures of the winners and read the Award citations & Replies.
Read book reviews that have been received in 2015.
17 new reviews are available now with this month's Special.
The Executive Secretary has announced his intention to retire in September after 18 years.
Geoscientist has a number of books available for Fellows to review. We also invite publishers to send us books to be reviewed.