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Our Press Office is open for enquiries from members of the press and media between 9.30am and 5.30pm GMT on weekdays.

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Burlington House Geological Society signCOVID-19 update from the Geological Society

20 March 2020

Read a message from our Executive Secretary, Richard Hughes. Following the UK Prime Minister’s announcements earlier this week the Geological Society’s main office at Burlington House and our Publishing House in Bath closed on Tuesday March 17th. The initial closure period was until the end of March, but it is now extended until the end of April. Further information will be provided in due course.

cover page of the geological disposal of radioactive waste briefing noteGeological Society launches policy briefing on radioactive waste disposal

12 March 2020

The Geological Society has published a policy briefing note on the geological disposal of radioactive waste. The eight-page briefing note explains how radioactive waste can be safely disposed of below ground, and how the UK’s search for a long-term disposal site will work.

Awards medals2020 winners of Society awards

2 March 2020

The Geological Society is pleased to announce the winners of our 2020 medals, funds and awards. The 17 individuals are being honoured for their contributions to the geosciences and the geoscience profession. The winners will receive their awards at our President’s Day on 4 June.

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