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Blue whale in Hintze Hall - Credit: Trustees of NHM
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The British Geological Survey and Natural History Museum “Research Partnership for the Future” 2022

20/01/2022

The Memorandum of Understanding reflects and builds on the two organisations’ shared history and sets out a roadmap of working collaboratively to deliver our joint ambitions.

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Longton, Stoke on Trent, Staffordshire - 5th November 2018 - Aerial view of the famous bottle kilns at Gladstone Pottery Museum in Stoke on Trent, Pottery manufacturing. Source: Shutterstock RMC42
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Soil maps could hold the key for urban planning

18/01/2022

Research by BGS has developed a predictive model to evaluate levels of bioaccessible contaminants in urban soils and their relationship with the underlying geology and former industrial land use.

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Going greener at work

04/01/2022

There are many ways to reduce your carbon footprint through small changes in your daily activities, from methods of transport to activities at work or the home office space.

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Vietnam is susceptible to natural hazards linked to extreme weather events. Source: © ThuyHaBich from Pixabay
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Community integration with weather-related hazard adaption and mitigation in Vietnam

Event from 15/06/2021 to 17/06/2021

BGS, in partnership with Vietnam Institute of Geosciences and Mineral Resources (VIGMR) and with community engagement, has created a workshop that aims to increase preparation for hydrometeorological hazards and will allow researchers to maximise the social impacts of national and international research programmes.

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Extractive Industry Geology 2022 conference

Event from 06/07/2022 to 09/07/2022

Peter Chalk Centre, University of Exeter

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GeoClimate launch event — reducing subsidence risk due to climate change

Event on 20/05/2021

Learn more about a major new release of our GeoClimate UKCP18 data

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British Science Week

Event from 08/03/2021 to 12/03/2021

BGS took part in British Science Week, a national celebration of science, technology, engineering and maths.

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BGS Virtual Stakeholder Event 2021
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BGS Virtual Stakeholder Event

Event on 11/02/2021

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Mine water discharge
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Mine Water Heating and Cooling: A 21st Century Resource for Decarbonisation

Event from 10/03/2021 to 11/03/2021

Join BGS, IEA Geothermal and BEIS for a symposium on mine water geothermal energy.

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BGS Virtual Open Day 2020
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Inside BGS — virtual Open Days

Event from 14/10/2020 to 17/10/2020

In October 2020 BGS held a series of mini virtual open days with talks, tours, interactive workshops and social media takeovers. We have saved some of this content so you can enjoy it later.

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