Read all the latest news in Issue 410 of our fortnightly Society newsletter.
Geological Society newsletter issue 410
Monday 12th July 2021
Welcome to Issue 410 of the fortnightly Geological Society newsletter.

  • Society: Nominations are now open for our Society awards 2022
  • Chartership: Applications for Chartership have moved to digital
  • Year of Space: Register for our next lecture in the series - The Geology of the Moon
  • Events: New online courses have now been released for Autumn 2021
  • Publications: Purchase our new publication on Volcanism in Antarctica
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SOCIETY/ Society awards 2022 call for nominations

We are now inviting nominations for our Society awards 2022 including those that acknowledge the excellent contributions made by early career geologists, and those which celebrate diversity within our geological community.

Please visit our website to find out more and to download the nomination forms.

Closing date for nominations is 30 September 2021 at 23.59 hrs
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CHARTERSHIP/ Applications have gone digital

As of July 2021, Chartership applications are now entirely digital. Please visit our Chartership page to see more details on the online process and to start preparing your application.

If you have already made a start offline, you can easily copy your answers onto the online forms.
For any queries regarding your Chartership application please contact
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YEAR OF SPACE/ Upcoming lecture - The Geology of the Moon

The next event in our Year of Space lecture series takes place on 15 July at 17.00 hrs.

Join Dr Katie Joy on a journey of lunar landscapes and rocks and find out how the moon formed.

Register here
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EVENTS/ Highlights from our events calendar

New online courses for Autumn:
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PUBLICATIONS/ New Publication: Volcanism in Antarctica: 200 Million Years of Subduction, Rifting and Continental Break-up

This memoir is the first to review all of Antarcticaˇ¦s volcanism between 200 million years ago and the present. The region is still volcanically active. 

Buy now from our online bookshop
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LIBRARY/ Library open every Thursday

The Library is open every Thursday for research or simply to drop off or collect items. 

Weˇ¦ve extended our opening hours from 10am-5pm and it is now possible to browse the shelves and help yourself to books and journals in the main Library. The Library staff, including the Map Librarian and Archivist, are on hand to help.

For now, we ask that you let us know you are coming by emailing

Find out more on the website
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GEOSCIENTIST/ A forum for community discussion

Geoscientist provides a forum for debate among the community and welcomes your views. To keep up-to-date or contribute to the latest discussions, visit our website.
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