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Core Trust Seal
The National Geoscience Data Centre (NGDC) is now certified as a trustworthy repository and has been awarded the CoreTrustSeal accreditation by the joint World Data Systems (WDS) and Data Seal of Approval (DSA) repository certification bodies.


Landslide India
Improved disaster response in Commonwealth states and tropical disease control are among the goals of 10 new projects involving British space organisations, Science Minister Sam Gyimah announced.


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More than 70 research leaders from Heriot-Watt University and the British Geological Survey have taken part in a 'Research Connect' event as part of the research and innovation activities of the Lyell Centre.


Centre for Observation and Modelling of Earthquakes, Volcanoes and Tectonics (COMET)
COMET's have been recognised by the Royal Astronomical Society in their latest round of awards, winning the RAS Group Achievement Award in Geophysics.


BGS roundel
Vacancies have arisen for a number of Non-Executive Directors to be based at various UK locations including Nottingham (HQ), London, Edinburgh.


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GSNI held a symposium in Belfast to showcase its achievements over the decades and its commitment to public service.


A new beginning: a collaborative partnering approach towards African geodata


Michael Watts
Congratulations to Dr Michael Watts who was recently elected to the post of President of the Society for Environmental Geochemistry and Health. Michael has been involved in the SEGH for nearly 15 years as a member of the European board and active on the International board via his role in redesigning the website since 2010.


Marie Cowan
Marie Cowan, Director, Geological Survey of Northern Ireland (GSNI) discusses one of the region’s largest datasets and the Survey’s ambitious plans to transition to 4D models with real time data.


Prof John Ludden
A newsletter from Prof John Ludden to the British Geological Survey’s (BGS) stakeholders to outline some recent developments at the BGS.


As the BGS is an arm’s length body of government, we face restrictions on communicating during the pre-election period and are not able to provide media comment at this time. Normal service will be resumed after the General Election when a new government has been formed.


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A new £450,000 research project investigating sustainable water management on the Red River Delta in Vietnam has recently been awarded UK and Vietnamese Collaborators under the Newton funding Scheme. The project will involve collaborators from the School of Geography at the University of Nottingham (in UK and Malaysia), British Geological Survey and the Vietnam Academy of Science and Technology (VAST) in Hanoi.


National geological model
New £31m research facilities will see UK scientists gather critical data on the use of geoenergy technologies to help meet energy needs.


3D geological model
The special issue stems from the Quaternary Research Associations Annual Discussion Meeting that staff from BGS Edinburgh organised in 2015. BGS scientists feature as authors on a significant number of the papers.


Helen Glaves
Congratulations to Helen Glaves on her election as President of the EGU ESSI Division


Kara Bogus
Congratulations to Dr Kara Bogus (IODP, Texas A&M University) who has been appointed as a Visiting Research Associate at the British Geological Survey within the Stable Isotope Facility and the Centre for Environmental Geochemistry.


Prof Paul Nathanail
Congratulations to Prof Paul Nathanail (School of Geography) who has been made a Visiting research Associate with the British Geological Survey. Paul is Professor of Engineering Geology and Managing Director of Land Quality Management Ltd. His research, teaching and consultancy interests span the spectrum of risk based contaminated land management and sustainable urban regeneration.


One month after the end of Expedition 364 Chicxulub K-Pg Impact Crater, the Science Party (including BGS) publishes the first results in Science: "The formation of peak rings in large impact craters"


BGS staff member Angela Lamb
Congratulations to Dr Angela Lamb who has been appointed on to the editorial board of [4]Nature Scientific Reports. Nature Scientific Reports sits within the nature family of journals and covers all areas of the natural sciences. The journal is open access and continuous online publication enables articles to be published swiftly. The journal has over a million article page views per month. Scientific Reports currently has an Impact Factor of 5.228 (2015).


Power station
CHPM2030 is a 42-months project funded by the European Commission’s Horizon2020 programme on Research and Innovation (grant agreement nº 654100) that started on 1 January 2016.


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