Read all the latest news in Issue 411 of our fortnightly Society newsletter.
Geological Society newsletter issue 411
Monday 26 July 2021
Welcome to Issue 411 of the fortnightly Geological Society newsletter.

  • Society: Burlington House appointment only reminder/Society awards 2021 available to watch online
  • Library: E-book of the month - Quaternary Glaciations
  • Events: William Smith Meeting 2021, Online Training and more
  • PublicationsNew publication: Subsurface Sand Remobilization and Injection/Chief Editor vacancy
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SOCIETY/ Burlington House remains appointment only due to COVID-19

Following the recent changes in government guidelines, preparations are underway for Burlington House to resume partial opening in September/October.

However, for now, the premises remain CLOSED to visitors until further notice, with the exception of appointment-only visits to the library by Fellows.

We thank you for your understanding at this unpredictable time and will of course provide an update as the situation evolves.
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SOCIETY/ Society awards 2021 now available to watch

If you missed this year’s presentation of the Society awards, the full event is now available to watch online and includes talks from three of our career achievement medallists - Prof David Pollard, Prof Nicholas White and Prof Graham Pearson. Simply visit our website or YouTube channel to view.

Find out more about our 2021 awardees here.

Nominations are now open for our 2022 Society awards. Please visit our website for further details. The closing date for nominations is at 23.59hrs on 30 September 2021.

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LIBRARY/ E-book of the month – Quaternary Glaciations

Our featured e-book for July is Quaternary Glaciations - Extent and Chronology, which presents an up-to-date, detailed overview of the Quaternary glaciations all over the world, not only with regard to stratigraphy but also with regard to major glacial landforms and the extent of the respective ice sheets.

Fellows can enjoy free access to 60+ e-books via an OpenAthens login. If you’ve yet to register please download the registration form and return to the Library.

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EVENTS/ Highlights from our events calendar

Subsurface Sand and Remobilization and Injection
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PUBLICATIONS/ New Publication: Subsurface Sand Remobilization and Injection

Edited by M. Bowman, S. Cobain, A. Hurst, M. Huuse and S. Silcock

Sand injectites form during shallow-crustal deformation. Short periods of elevated pore-fluid pressure, which developed regionally, triggered formation of hydrofracture networks into which sand was sometimes injected. 

Find out more on our Online Bookshop
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PUBLICATIONS/ The Quarterly Journal of Engineering Geology and Hydrogeology is looking for a new Chief Editor!

We are currently looking for a new Chief Editor for the highly-respected peer reviewed international journal, Quarterly Journal of Engineering Geology and Hydrogeology (QJEGH), with a view to commence in January 2022.

This is an exciting opportunity to play a central role in helping to shape this topical high-quality journal, publishing on all aspects of engineering geology and hydrogeology.

See our website to find out more and to apply.
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