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Women in Science

There is a worldwide gender gap among researchers, but a new interactive tool reveals some surprising exceptions.

100 Great Geosites

100 Geosites: Voting Open Now!

Thank you to everyone who nominated a site for our 100 Great Geosites list. More than 400 sites have been nominated, and we need your help to whittle the list down by voting for your favourite.

Earth Science Week 2014

Earth Science Week 2014

A week to raise awareness of geological Heritage sites throughout the UK.

Contact us to get involved if you have an idea for an activity, event or walk.


Visit our Resources Page

Fact Sheets, Posters, Animations, Lesson Plans, Links & Fieldwork Resources for Teachers & Students from Key Stage 2 to Undergraduate level

Plate Tectonics

Plate Tectonics

Our online resource aimed at students aged 14-16. Learn how the theory of plate tectonics has developed, watch animations of what happens at different plate margins, and the tectonic history of the UK.

Education and Careers

This area includes material relevant to school teachers and students; through higher education and employment options; to lifelong learning and CPD.

Lesson Plans

New Lesson Plans

Read our new Lesson Plans for some classroom inspiration for Earth Science Week.
Energy Fact Sheet

New Factsheet on Energy now Available

Where does the UK’s energy come from, and how has this changed over time? What is carbon capture and storage and fracking?

Radioactive Waste

Podcast Double Bill: Geological Disposal of Radioactive Waste

Rebecca Lunn of the University of Strathclyde and Professor Neil Chapman talk about the UK's efforts to dispose of our higher level radioactive waste, and the potential risks involved.
Earth Science Week 2014

Jobs in Geology and Earth Science

View the latest employment opportunities in geology and the Earth science industry with our online job listings. Search for vacancies across a wide range of sectors and locations.
The Geological Society Careers Days

Geoscience Careers

Got a Question?

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Have you got a geological question about the Earth, the planets, geological time, fossils, anything?