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Quake it off: Taylor Swift concerts shake Edinburgh

13/06/2024

Seismometers around Edinburgh were triggered by the rapturous Murrayfield crowds over the weekend.

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BGS opens its doors to visitors at its Open Day in Keyworth

12/06/2024

BGS hosted its bi-annual Open Day on 8 June 2024, welcoming more than 1000 visitors to its headquarters in Keyworth, Nottinghamshire.

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BGS Open Day 2024

Event on 08/06/2024

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Sophia and Job at BGS conducting specialist analysis of Pu in soils.
BGS blogs

Harnessing global collaboration: UK/Kenya partnership in soil erosion research 

31/05/2024

Collaboration between scientists is vital in today's interconnected world to further scientific progress. In environmental research, issues such as soil erosion demand collaboration on an international scale. 

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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 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 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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A new BGS platform to model volcanic ash in the atmosphere

16/12/2020

BGS has supported the creation of a new modelling platform to aid research workflows around ash dispersion simulation.

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