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Science advisory committee member vacancies

22/05/2024

The BGS has released its new strategy to cover the period 2023-2028 and is now looking to make appointments to its independent Science Advisory Committee (SAC).

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Over 600 mineral exploration project reports now available through the UK Critical Minerals Intelligence Centre

17/05/2024

All 662 reports from the Mineral Exploration and Investigation Grants Act programme are now available on the Critical Minerals Intelligence Centre website.

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BGS Open Day 2024

Event on 08/06/2024

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The aurora over Haddington, Scotland. Credit: Migle Petruskeviciute
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A-roaring display

16/05/2024

The dazzling and colourful aurora borealis, or northern lights, observed by many across the UK last weekend was one of the most extreme and long-lasting geomagnetic storms recorded in the last 155 years.

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

15/10/2020

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

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British Geological Survey HRA Gus Gunn to be awarded MBE

14/10/2020

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

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Joint project aims to support sustainable development in Kenya

12/10/2020

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.

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BGS Welcomes Andrew McConnochie as Director of Operations

09/10/2020

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

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Big Borehole Dig
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Join our Big Borehole Dig

07/10/2020

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.

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

02/10/2020

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

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Seismic data featured in Natural History Museum project to highlight impact of COVID-19

01/10/2020

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.

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The Lyell Centre
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Lyell Centre opens its doors for a special virtual weekend

25/09/2020

Members of the public will get a rare chance to take a look behind the scenes of the Lyell Centre later this month.

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