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We generally meet once per month for an evening talk. You can arrive from 6.00pm for a drink and some light snacks, and talks will begin at 6.30pm. If you woudl like to join the committee, join our mailing list or find out more about our forthcoming events, please contact Gemma Hickingbotham.

We'd like to welcome our 2020 committee and thank our outgoing 2019 committee, especially Paul Ryman (former Chair) and Mark Lee (former Secretary) for their fantastic contributions to the YRGGS over the years.

2019 News

A big thank you to Sheffield High School for taking part in the Yorkshire heat of the National Schools Geology Award 2019. Both groups presented in line with The Geological Society Year of Carbon and we are delighted that the year 12 group will be taking their presentation to the schools national finals in Burlington House, London.  

Congratulations to our regional finalists, Tom Curran (Arup) and Erin Guy (Jacobs) for the Early Career Geologist Award 2019. Erin Guy took her presentation to the national finals in Burlington House, London. 

Our events

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YRG: National Schools Geology Challenge - Yorkshire regional heat

10 January 2020

Venue: School of Earth and Environment, University of Leeds

  • Competition
  • Regional Group

YRG: Early Career Geologist Award - Yorkshire regional heat

21 January 2020

Venue: The Adelphi, Leeds

  • Competition
  • Regional Group
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Tom Curran


Gemma Hickingbotham


Christian Garvey

Young Geoscience Officer

Owen Lokuciejewski-Taylor

Publicity Officer

Molly Peckham

Field Trip Officer

Patryk Tomaszewski