“Telling Earth’s Story” – How to engage people in Scotland’s geology

Thursday 22 April, 1-4pm This free online conference organised by the Scottish Geology Trust will share ideas and inspiring initiatives from Orkney to France that have successfully engaged different audiences […]

Walter Scott 250 Celebration

An international celebration for the 250th anniversary of the life and Smailholm Towerworks of Sir Walter Scott gets underway this weekend, Saturday 20th March, with an online broadcast of a […]

The best of Scotland’s East Coast Outcrops – 4by44

Steve Adams, the Founder and Managing Director of Balgownie Geoscience, is documenting the best geological outcrops along the east coast of Scotland.

Recent publications on Scottish geology

Three recent publications explore different aspects of the geology of Scotland’s western highlands and islands. Whether you are interested in fossils, metamorphic rocks or sense of place, something for everyone […]

Crowdfunder Success

We did it! THANK YOU!Our first Crowdfunding Campaign has been a resounding success – we raised a huge £36,523 with 363 supporters in 36 days!!The donations are still coming! The current total […]

Trust Receives £10,000 Donation

The Scottish Geology Trust has received a donation of £10,000 from an anonymous donor. This support comes at a crucial point for the Trust as they urgently need support to […]

Trust Launches First Crowdfunder

Scotland’s Landscapes Hold the Key to Building a Sustainable Future The Scottish Geology Trust has launched a Crowdfunding Campaign to kick-start its work after setbacks due to COVID-19 Scotland’s wild, […]

Ancient fish in Orkney has world’s oldest known embryos

The fossilised remains of an ancient fish discovered in South Ronaldsay, Orkney contain the world’s oldest known unborn embryos. The fish is Watsonosteus fletti (an the arthrodire placoderm) from the […]

Scottish Geology Festival 2020

Scotland’s geological heritage has attracted international interest for centuries and with renown sites on our doorstep, even in Scotland’s capital, it was agreed a celebration inviting all to explore these […]

New research reveals 1200-million-year-old rockfall

Around 1200 million years ago, a massive, 100 metre long rock fell off a low cliff and splatted into the mud below. The rock weighed almost 250,000 tonnes and was […]