News and events

Latest

brownfield-redevelopment
BGS news

BGS partner with Arcadis in £70 000 research programme to support brownfield development

10/15/2020

New research will explore microorganisms with the potential to breakdown hazardous chemicals in the environment.

Show more
Dr Gus Gunn
BGS news

British Geological Survey HRA Gus Gunn to be awarded MBE

10/14/2020

Andrew Gordon Gunn – known to all as Gus – has been awarded an MBE in this year’s Queen’s Birthday Honours List.

Show more
BGS Virtual Open Day 2020
BGS events

Inside BGS — virtual Open Days

Event on 14/10/2020

Show more

Explore more news

Browse all news and events by category

brownfield-redevelopment
BGS news
BGS partner with Arcadis in £70 000 research programme to support brownfield development

10/15/2020

New research will explore microorganisms with the potential to breakdown hazardous chemicals in the environment.

Show more
Dr Gus Gunn
BGS news
British Geological Survey HRA Gus Gunn to be awarded MBE

10/14/2020

Andrew Gordon Gunn – known to all as Gus – has been awarded an MBE in this year’s Queen’s Birthday Honours List.

Show more
Sand mining operation.
BGS news
Joint project aims to support sustainable development in Kenya

10/12/2020

The British Geological Survey (BGS) is part of a joint UK-Kenyan international project that aims to blend data and information with local stakeholder input to explore the sustainable supply of sand and aggregates in Kenya.

Show more
Andrew McConnochie BGS Director of Operations
BGS news
BGS Welcomes Andrew McConnochie as Director of Operations

10/09/2020

Andrew will be responsible for providing leadership and management of the operational support infrastructure at BGS.

Show more
Big Borehole Dig
BGS news
Join our Big Borehole Dig

10/07/2020

BGS and the Dig-To-Share Project have launched the Big Borehole Dig – a citizen science initiative to help improve the availability and accessibility of borehole data for all, and we’re looking for anyone with an interest in boreholes or geology to get involved.

Show more
Drilling platform for deep drilling in Lake Ohrid (Photo credit: Thomas Wilke)
BGS news
Deep drilling in Europe’s oldest and most species-rich lake provides new insights into evolution

10/02/2020

The older and more stable an ecosystem is, the longer lived its species and the more stable the species communities are.

Show more
BGS news
Seismic data featured in Natural History Museum project to highlight impact of Covid-19

10/01/2020

BGS seismic data is featured in a Natural History Museum Public engagement initiative, showing changes in the movement of people, air and noise pollution, and wildlife sightings in the UK during lockdown.

Show more
BGS Virtual Open Day 2020
BGS events
Inside BGS — virtual Open Days

Event on 14/10/2020

This year BGS is showcasing a series of virtual mini Open Days, which will consist of a series of talks, tours, workshops and social media takeovers.

Show more

Was this page helpful?

  • How can we make this section better?*

  • Please select a reason*

  • How can we make this section better?*