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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


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


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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Upcycled garden fence
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Going greener at work


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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