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Anthropocene Resources for Schools

Download resources from our Earth Science Week schools event exploring the evidence for a new epoch of geological time.


Register for the 2016 Neftex Earth Model Award for Best Masters Project

1st Prize £2,000 - Register your interest by 30 June 2016


New Accredited Degree: Geology at Hull

BSc Geology at the University of Hull is now accredited by the Geological Society, a benchmark of quality that allows graduates to apply for Chartered status a year earlier in their career.


Earth Science Educator Stories

Through 2016 and beyond, the International Geoscience Education Organisation is sharing inspirational stories on their website from Earth science educators throughout the world. Find out more or tell your story.

Education and Careers

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


Schools Geochallenge & Early Career Awards: Enter for 2016!

Our Regional Groups run the heats for the National Schools Geology Challenge, aimed at A-level students, & the Early Career Geologist Award. The 2016 Final is on 25 April. Find out how to enter:


Sue Fielding wins Primary Science Teaching Award

The Education Committee was delighted to endorse Sue Fielding as the recipient of the Primary Science Teacher Award 2014.

The nomination related strongly to fieldwork so we were delighted to support this award which encourages outdoor practical work at primary level. Well done, Sue!

University Geoscience UK

The body formerly known as the Committee of Heads of University Geoscience Departments (CHUGD) has a new name & model of closer cooperative working with the Society.

The Geological Society Careers Days: CV Resources

The Geological Society’s Careers Days are the essential meeting place for geoscience and Earth Science students and industry leaders, institutions and employers.

CV workshop slides from the Nottingham careers day are now available to download.

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EMpower 2016


Exciting research project placements for Masters students from ViridiSkills EMpower.

In partnership with EDF Energy and Hinkley Point C.

Geoscience Careers Leaflet


Our careers leaflet / poster sets out the different fields in which geoscientists work, and the initial choices for students who wish to enter the profession.