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Bruce Yardley appointed Chief Geologist

Bruce Yardley (Leeds University) has been appointed Chief Geologist by The Radioactive Waste Management Directorate (RWMD) of the Nuclear Decommissioning Authority (NDA).

Chartership news

Chartership Officer Bill Gaskarth reports on a projected new logo for use by CGeols, advice on applications and company training schemes

Climate Change Statement Addendum

The Society has published an addendum to 'Climate Change: Evidence from the Geological Record' (November 2010) taking account of new research

Cracking up in Lincolnshire

Oliver Pritchard, Stephen Hallett, and Timothy Farewell consider the role of soil science in maintaining the British 'evolved road'

Critical metals

Kathryn Goodenough* on a Society-sponsored hunt for the rare metals that underpin new technologies

Déja vu all over again

As Nina Morgan Discovers, the debate over HS2 is nothing new...

Done proud

Ted Nield hails the new refurbished Council Room as evidence that the Society is growing up

Earth Science Week 2014

Fellows - renew, vote for Council, and volunteer for Earth Science Week 2014!  Also - who is honoured in the Society's Awards and Medals 2014.

Fookes celebrated

Peter Fookes (Imperial College, London) celebrated at Society event in honour of Engineering Group Working Parties and their reports

Geology - poor relation?

When are University Earth Science departments going to shed their outmoded obsession with maths, physics and chemistry?

Nancy Tupholme

Nancy Tupholme, Librarian of the Society and the Royal Society, has died, reports Wendy Cawthorne.

Power, splendour and high camp

Ted Nield reviews the refurbishment of the Council Room, Burlington House

The Sir Archibald Geikie Archive at Haslemere Educational Museum

You can help the Haslemere Educational Museum to identify subjects in Sir Archibald Geikie's amazing field notebook sketches, writes John Betterton.

Top bananas

Who are the top 100 UK practising scientists?  The Science Council knows...

September 2007


Safety first or safety cage?

Ted Nield says BS8848 should be supported


Birthday presence

Paul Henderson, Bicentennial Celebrations' guiding light, looks forward to the last third of Bicentenary Year


Society News

IGCP deadline looms!

New projects must reach Paris by 15 October, warns Ed Derbyshire


CSCS Cards

Increasingly required for access to construction sites, CSCS cards are now available to CGeols with a minimum of fuss, says Rachel Boning



Journey into the Earth

Paul Wood looks at how explorationists today use cutting edge technology to visualise the subsurface in 3D


Remote sensing in space

Joe McCall reports on MetSoc69, Zurich


Online Special

Around and about at the Bicentennial Conference

Dawne Riddle blogs daily from the sidelines of the Society's Bicentenary bash


First Percival Allen Medal awarded at AEGS

Ted Nield presents first Percival Allen Medal to AEGS stalwart Dr Jens-Dieter Becker-Platen


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