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Our outreach activities are vital to communicating geoscience to our members and the general public

100 years of female fellows

100 Years of Female Fellows

Throughout the year we will be highlighting the work of our pioneering early members, as well as celebrating the contributions women have made to the geosciences before and since.

Be a part of the celebration

Earth Science Week

Earth Science Week 2019

ESW is our annual international celebration of geoscience. This years Earth Science Week will run from 12-20 October 

See how you can get involved!

Plate Tectonic Stories

To mark the 50 year anniversary of plate tectonics the Geological Society developed Plate Tectonic Stories – an online resource that tells the story of 20 geological sites.

The resource shows how the UK and Ireland have been shaped by plate tectonic processes, and highlights other 'twin' sites across the world where similar processes and features can be observed. 
100 Geosites

100 Great Geosites

Explore our list of 100 great geological sites across the UK and Ireland, featuring some of the most diverse and beautiful geology in the world and spanning most of geological time.


Press Office

Visit our press page to see press releases or make an enquiry.

Themed Years

Year of Carbon Logo

As in previous themed years, the External Relations team will be working on a number of outreach, education and policy materials and activities relating to the Year of Carbon.

These include:

Year of Carbon rock sets. One on display at Burlington House year round, with another available for schools/groups to borrow. 

GSL linkSee our growing collection of Rock sets

Thematic factsheets on a number of carbon-related themes aimed at school students in key stage 3. 

GSL linkEnergy factsheets available now