British Geological Survey

Prof John Rees appointed BGS Chief Scientist for Multi-Hazards and Resilience

Professor John Rees has been appointed by the British Geological Survey (BGS) to be its new Chief Scientist for Multi-Hazards and Resilience.

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Will Santa get home safe? New World Magnetic Model reveals movements in the Earth's magnetic field

If you’ve ever wondered how Santa visits millions of homes across the globe in just one night, it’s because he has a little help from science. And the good news is, he won’t get lost on his travels this year – provided that he follows his compass home.

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Professor Melanie Leng receives MBE at Buckingham Palace

Professor Melanie Leng, a Chief Scientist at the British Geological Survey (BGS), has been awarded an MBE by HRH Prince Charles at an investiture held at Buckingham Palace.

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10 Years of sharing: How Open Geoscience is changing the face of research

December 2019 marks a decade since the British Geological Survey (BGS) launched
OpenGeoscience, an online portal which has made a vast array of open UK geological
data searchable and more accessible for everyone to use.

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Helen Glaves elected as EGU president 2021-2023

BGS is pleased to announce that Helen Glaves has been elected as the President of the European Geosciences Union (EGU) for the term 2021 – 2023.

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