Geological Society of Glasgow – Winter Lecture Programme

Online Event

The Geological Society of Glasgow's lecture programme for Session 164 (2021-2022) has now been arranged. The majority of the lectures will be live events held in the Boyd Orr Building’s lecture theatre, but spaces will be limited and you will need to order your tickets online in advance. The lectures will be recorded and they […]

Edinburgh Geological Society – Winter Lecture Programme

Online Event

The Edinburgh Geological Society programme of illustrated lectures runs from October to Easter, on Wednesday evenings. These meetings are open to the public, there is no charge, and visitors are most welcome. After last winter’s successful lecture programme, delivered online to larger-than-usual audiences, the programme will continue online until we can meet again at the […]

North West Highlands UNESCO Global Geopark Geotour

Expert tuition by Geopark staff will help you to interpret the geology of this wild and remote highland landscape. The area has the lowest population density in Europe and exhibits unique geodiversity and biodiversity. As home of the oldest rocks in Europe, the first identified thrust fault, the oldest and biggest meteorite impact ejecta and […]

North West Highlands UNESCO Global Geopark Highland Controversy Geotour

The Highlands Controversy unfolded during the mid to late 19th century when the early geologists began to study the rocks of the Northwest Highlands of Scotland. Initial surveys carried out by the official Geological Survey led by Roderick Murchison and Archibald Geikie began to be questioned by ‘amateur’ geologists who had discovered a number inconsistencies […]