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The destructive power of a landslide

Recent research published in the Quarterly Journal of Engineering Geology and Hydrogeology provides insight into the destruction caused by ground movements at Pissouri Cyprus

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Deep History of Life Underground

A new study in the Journal of the Geological Society could hold the key to the search for life on other worlds. Read our blog for more.

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Yorkshire’s embryo-bearing ichthyosaur

A specimen described in Proceedings of the Yorkshire Geological Society is the star attraction in the Yorkshire Museum’s exhibition, Yorkshire’s Jurassic World,

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Rare giant dinosaur footprints

Dozens of giant footprints discovered on Skye are providing rare evidence of dinosaur evolution in the Middle Jurassic epoch.

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Lyell Medal
Geological Society Awards 2018

We are delighted to announce the recipients of our 2018 Awards, to be presented at President's Day on 6 June.

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Plate Tectonic Stories  Plate Tectonics Stories - Celebrating 50 years
Rob Butler, Professor of Tectonics at the University of Aberdeen, reflects on 50 years of plate tectonic theory, and announces our new online project, Plate Tectonic Stories.

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""  The 2017 Earth Science Week Photography Competition - The Results!
The build up to this year’s Earth Science Week has already begun – which can only mean one thing. The return of the Earth Science Week photography competition! 

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