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Publishing equality

We've joined the Royal Society of Chemistry and 17 other publishing organisations to set a new standard to ensure a more inclusive and diverse culture within scholarly publishing.


COVID-19 update

Many Geological Society staff are working remotely to maintain our services and activities. Read a message from Richard Hughes, our Executive Secretary, to find out more.

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Society news

Although our buildings in London and Bath are closed due to COVID-19, the Society is very much open. Explore our wealth of journal, education and Library resources (plus much more) online today.

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The Geological Society of London is the UK's national society for geoscience, providing support to over 12,000 members in the UK and overseas.

Our aims are to improve knowledge and understanding of the Earth, to promote Earth science education and awareness, and to promote professional excellence and ethical standards in the work of Earth scientists, for the public good.


Become a Fellow

Not yet a Fellow? Apply to join us today.


Virtual Library services

You don't need to visit us in person to make the most of our Library. Find out about our digital Library resources and how we can help with research, inter-library loans, database searches and more.


Virtual events

Many Society events (and those of our groups) have now moved online. Explore our selection of virtual events to find out more and get involved.


Diversity in the geosciences

We are committed to supporting diversity in our staff and Fellowship, and we've made it a priority to help encourage and celebrate equality and inclusion in the geosciences.

Fellowship Renewals