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 ensure the its continued growth and progress for 2021 plans and activities. Having…
Lewisian GneissCopyright of UKRI-NERC-BGS (P008263)

Let’s Talk Geology Volunteer Blog: The Northern Highlands Terrane by Alex Neches

The Scottish Geology Trust is keen to offer people involved with Scottish geology the chance to share information about Scotland's geology with a wider audience. This is the first in a series of blog posts exploring the geology of Scotland,…

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, rugged and incredible landscape…

Studying Geology in 2020: Student Blog by Hazel Knight – October

The Scottish Geology Trust would like to offer students involved with Scottish geology the chance to share their educational experience of studying geology with a wider audience. University in 2020 Welcome to the next instalment of my…

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 Eday Flagstone Formation. Lead author…

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 incredible places was well overdue. The…

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 made of the ancient Lewisian gneiss basement rock that is found in the North West…

Plans approved for Sutherland exhibition centre displaying the world-renowned Shelley Collection

Plans approved for Sutherland exhibition centre displaying world renowned collection of stones, minerals and fossils The community of Scourie in the North West Highlands is celebrating after plans for a new exhibition centre and visitor attraction…

Studying Geology in 2020: Student Blog by Hazel Knight – September

The Scottish Geology Trust would like to offer students involved with Scottish geology the chance to share their educational experience of studying geology with a wider audience.   Hello and welcome to my blog! Welcome everyone!…
Lewisian GneissCopyright of UKRI-NERC-BGS (P008263)

Let’s Talk Geology Volunteer Blog: The Hebridean Terrane by Alex Neches

The Scottish Geology Trust is keen to offer people involved with Scottish geology the chance to share information about Scotland's geology with a wider audience. This is the first in a series of blog posts exploring the geology of Scotland,…