Entries by Angus Miller

‘Why geology matters in Scotland’ Online Seminar Series

These hour-long seminars will include a short presentation from an expert, followed by opportunities to discuss the issue and help shape future activities of the Scottish Geology Trust. On Tuesdays from 4 August – 8 September. Click here to register for the seminars Tuesday 4th August, 5:30-6:30pm Landscape & Tourism, with Angus Miller, tour guide […]

New research demonstrates the importance of Scotland’s geology

Two recent research papers demonstrate the contribution that Scotland’s geology continues to make to understanding evolution and extinction. The world’s oldest “bug” – a fossil millipede from the island of Kerrera New calculations of the age of key sedimentary rocks at two sites in Scotland have clarified the timescales of the change from lake margin […]

Hugh Miller Writing Competition – 2020 winners announced

The winning entries for the Hugh Miller Writing Competition 2020 have now been revealed. The competition is a biennial event run by the Scottish Geodiversity Forum, The Friends of Hugh Miller and other partners. It carries the name of one of Scotland’s most remarkable geologists, Hugh Miller (1802-1856), honouring his legacy by inspiring new, original […]

Ask-a-geologist events during Geoweek 9-17 May 2020

Stuck indoors with your rock collection? Always wanted to know more about a favourite? During Geoweek from 9-17 May, join a geologist online to ask about any rock, fossil or mineral specimen, and find out about their favourite rocks. Saturday 9th May, 10am with Paige dePolo & Isla Simmons, University of Edinburgh Sunday 10th May, […]

Welcome to our new Project Manager

We are delighted to welcome Caroline Gould, our new Project Manager, to the Scottish Geology Trust. Caroline is a freelancer specialising in business development and marketing & communications for small non-profits and start-ups. Caroline says, “I’m delighted to be onboard and would welcome you to get in touch if you’d like to discuss any ideas […]