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2018 Wollaston Medal awarded to Professor Terry Plank

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Geological Society Awards 2018

We are delighted to announce the recipients of our 2018 Awards, to be presented at President's Day on 6 June.

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Plate Tectonic Stories  Plate Tectonics Stories - Celebrating 50 years
Rob Butler, Professor of Tectonics at the University of Aberdeen, reflects on 50 years of plate tectonic theory, and announces our new online project, Plate Tectonic Stories.

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""  The 2017 Earth Science Week Photography Competition - The Results!
The build up to this year’s Earth Science Week has already begun – which can only mean one thing. The return of the Earth Science Week photography competition! 

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