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Research grants 2019

The Research Grants Committee met on 8 March and considered 28 applications from Fellows and non-Fellows spanning early career and established researchers. Council approved the award of 21 Society grants totalling £29,550 and the Robert Scott Memorial Award of £2,000 to one applicant. 

The Society is very grateful for the contributions made by the Jeremy Willson Charitable Trust and the Robert Scott Memorial Award.
(A full list of winners is posted online. Editor.)

Discover the EurGeol App

The European Federation of Geologists has launched the new EurGeol App, an electronic tool that offers European Geologist title holders many useful services and provides a public directory of all title holders. 

You can discover more about the app through this video:

Office closures

The Society (London and Bath) will be closed all day on Thursday 18 July for staff training.

Society Discussion Group Programme: 2019

GSDGMeetings of the Geological Society Discussion Group are 18.30 for 19.00, when dinner is served. Attendance is open to all members of the Society. 

For up to date information concerning topics for discussion and speakers, please go to W:

  • 11 June - The Athenaeum, Pall Mall
  • 18 September - The King's Head, Mayfair
  • 23 October - Bumpkins Restaurant, South Kensington

Please contact the Conference Team for more information and to make a reservation. E:

From the Library: New e-journal

Library newsThe Library can now provide Fellows with offsite online access to the journal Soil and Sediment Contamination, from vol.6 (1997) onwards, which includes volumes published as the Journal of Soil Contamination. 

This international peer-reviewed publication focuses on soil and sediment contamination from a number of different sources, including offsite and in situ remediation techniques, strategies for assessing health effects and hazards, and tips for dealing with everyday regulatory and legal issues.

Ask the Library for an OpenAthens login, if you don’t have one and visit the Virtual Library webpages or the Library catalogue to discover the Library’s collections of e-journals and e-books.