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Geology and the Election


The 2017 General Election campaign is now officially underway and the Geological Society has put together a list of resources that might be useful.

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World’s oldest animal fossils

New research sheds light on the Weng'an Biota is a fossil Konservat-Lagerstätte in China, find out more…

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The Results are In!

The results are in for the 2017 - 18 Council elections.


See who will go forward for election as Council Members at the 2017 AGM.

2017 Council election winners

Geoscience Education Academy

Are you a geography, science or geology teacher looking for support teaching geoscience? Registrations are open for our free training course on 25-28 July 2017.

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The Theme for 2017 is The Year of Risk

Throughout the year we will explore the concept of risk in the context of the geosciences.

There are now a number of events linked to the Year of Risk. Take a look at what's coming up and find out more about our 'themed years'.


Schools Geology Challenge & Early Career Award: The Winners

A record number of seven schools and six early career geoscientists took part in the finals on 3 May. Find out who won:

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Statement on the US Executive Travel Order

The Geological Society has issued a statement on the US Executive Order and its impact on the geoscience and international communities.

Geoscience Jobs

Are you recruiting for a vacancy, or searching for the next step in your career?


Already a Member? From renewing your membership to updating your address, find out what you can do on our website.



Find out about our programme of lectures for 2017. Or watch previous lectures in the past meeting resources.