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Geological Society
There has been a quiet revolution in the precision with which geochronologists and biostratigraphers are able to date and correlate rock sequences. Recent advances in radiometric ITDMS U-PB dating of zircons and computer-based methods of …

2012-03-19


World Skills logo
This is a team-based competition that aims to raise skills and awareness in the science and engineering disciplines required to solve complex socio-economic issues such as climate change. Teams will be expected to analyse scientific information …

2012-02-15


Satellite images are increasingly used
Location: University of Leicester, lecture Theatre 1 Bennett Building Professor Lenton will talk about how the Earth that sustains us today was born out of a few remarkable, near-catastrophic revolutions, started by biological innovations and …

2012-02-14


GeoDATA 2012 logo
GeoDATA 2012 brings together leading professionals from the geographic industry to share practical advice on how to think smarter and do more with geographic information within your organisation. With six information-packed, one-day events to …

2012-02-10


GeoDATA 2012 logo
GeoDATA 2012 brings together leading professionals from the geographic industry to share practical advice on how to think smarter and do more with geographic information within your organisation. With six information-packed, one-day events to …

2012-02-10


GEO-12 logo
The BGS will be working at the Virtalis stand at GEO-12, demonstrating 3D visualisation of large datasets. GEO-12 is at the Holiday Inn, London-Elstree.

2012-02-07


Panning
Andreas Scheib is giving a public lecture at 19:00 on 7 February about the Geochemical Baselines (GBASE) project at the University Of Nottingham. The event is free to attend, counts towards CPD, and is hosted by East Midlands Regional Group of …

2012-02-01


Knowledge Transfer Network
The UK needs to embrace technological innovations to meet future demand for safe, efficient operation of transport networks and infrastructure where engineered earthworks are threatened by climate change, ageing and increased operational …

2011-12-16


The Geological Society logo
Careers Day is for geoscience undergraduates and postgraduates to find out about the latest career developments and opportunities. The day will run from 10am - 4pm followed by a beer reception, and will include presentations on careers, a CV …

2011-12-05


The Geological Society logo
The Geological Society of London: East Midlands Regional Group in collaboration with Derby University and BGS present the Annual Christmas Lecture on Deep Geothermal Energy with Professor Peter Styles (University of Keele). Refreshments from …

2011-12-02


Geological Society
Featuring presentations from early career earth scientists from the oil and gas, mining, geotechnical, environmental and research sectors. The BGS is represented amongst the exhibitors of employers and professional bodies. More information …

2011-11-17


School children at an open day at BGS
A free Family Fun Day in our newly refurbished venue. There will be lots to see and plenty of hands-on activities and tours for children and adults. Rockwatch, the national club for young geologists, along with the National Space Centre, …

2011-11-16


School children at an open day at BGS
The BGS's annual Fossil and Rock Show will be back at Keyworth for National Science & Engineering Week (NSEW) in our completely refurbished venue. The Fossil and Rock Show is aimed at primary schools teaching Key Stage 2 and is particularly …

2011-11-16


Volumetric flasks
Title: 100 years of geochronology: Arthur Holmes and his legacy to U-Pb dating and Earth history Location: Lecture Theatre OL2, Department of Earth Sciences, University of Derby Convenors: Prof. Randy Parrish, University of Leicester and the …

2011-11-15


CO2 molecule
Prof Jeff Chapman, CEO of the Carbon Capture & Storage Association (CCSA), Honorary Associate Professor of Nottingham University and one of the world s leading spokespersons on CCS, will speak about this vital climate change mitigation tool. …

2011-11-02


NCCCS logo
BGS, as part of NCCCS (Nottingham Centre for Carbon Capture and Storage), and CCS-TLM are holding a series of 2 day training courses in CCS. The course will provide a comprehensive introduction to the theoretical, practical and commercial …

2011-11-02


Royal Society logo
Prof. Mike Stephenson, Head of Energy at BGS, is speaking at this debate. The two other speakers are Malcolm Brinded CBE FREng, Executive Director, Upstream International at Royal Dutch Shell and Professor Paul Stevens from Chatham House. There …

2011-10-31


SuDS
The enactment of the Floods and Water Management Act seems a long time ago, but the hard work starts in earnest when Sustainable Drainage Systems (SuDS) are implemented through the SuDS National Standards in 2012. This seminar will provide an …

2011-10-25


Geological society logo
Titles: 'Continuous ground gas data' and 'The Specialist in Land Condition Register' Location: University of Nottingham

2011-10-24


GSI3D (Geological surveying and investigation in three dimensions)
Holger Kessler and Ben Wood will be presenting a Hands-on GSI3D Workshop - Geological Surveying and investigation in 3D. Content of the workshop Introduction to the methodology and software tool GSI3D Applications and capabilities of models …

2011-10-20

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