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UK’s first Critical Minerals Intelligence Centre to help build a more resilient economy

04/07/2022

The UK’s first-ever centre to collect and analyse information on the supply of critical minerals, which are vital to the UK’s economic success and national security, has officially launched.

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BGS Geology Viewer for mobile and desktop
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BGS launches new Geology Viewer

30/06/2022

A new app providing easy access to the subsurface of Britain has been released by BGS.

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BGS Open Day 2022
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BGS Open Day 2022

Event on 25/06/2022

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broad backed chaser dragonfly at BGS Keywort
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The importance of biodiversity in achieving Net Zero

02/07/2022

Protecting the natural world is an important component in achieving Net Zero.

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BGS Virtual Stakeholder Event 2021
BGS events
BGS Virtual Stakeholder Event

Event on 11/02/2021

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Mine water discharge
BGS events
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 PRIME: an early warning system for slope failure

13/01/2021

Dam and slope failures can lead to the wide-scale destruction of property and, in some cases, catastrophic loss of life.

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Patrick Gray Head of Digital Products, Ideation and Enterprise
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BGS welcomes Patrick Gray , Head of Digital Products, Ideation and Enterprise

11/01/2021

Patrick comes with a wealth of data, product and partnership management experience across a variety of commercial markets.

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Robots and autonomous systems, such as drones, have a large range of potential applications. Source: Unsplash / @jeisblack
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BGS joins international research into robotic revolution

08/01/2021

International research illustrates the opportunities and challenges that robots and autonomous systems, could bring for urban biodiversity and ecosystems in the future.

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BGS podcast on Sustainable Development Goals
BGS Podcasts
Sustainable Development Goals with Dr Joel Gill

08/01/2021

Dr Joel Gill discusses the role geoscience plays in achieving the UN's Sustainable Development Goals and the ethics of storytelling.

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Dr Alison Monaghan
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Dr Alison Monaghan awarded MBE

30/12/2020

Dr Alison Monaghan, has been recognised in the 2021 Queen’s New Year Honours List, for her outstanding contribution to geology.

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BGS podcast with Dr Karen Hanghøj
BGS Podcasts
Geoscience and climate change with Karen Hanghøj

17/12/2020

On the first edition of the BGS podcast, Director Dr Karen Hanghøj discusses critical Earth materials, climate change and COP26, due to be held in Glasgow in 2021.

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