2014 News

 01/12/2014 - Graduate Summer School Deadline Fast Approaching!

STUDENTS… If you want to apply for  the 2015 Graduate Summer School on ” Mountain Range and High Plateaus: Their underlying geodynamic processes and their interactions with climate dynamics”  (August 16th-29th 2015), click here! Application Deadline is December 10th 2014.


25/11/2014 - Nominations Process Open for the Ramsay Medal and Dave Johnston Mapping Prizes!

TSG are now taken nominations for both the Ramsay Medal and the Dave Johnston Mapping Prize. For more information, click here!


14/11/2014 - FINAL DAY for TSG Edinburgh, 2015, Abstract Submission and Early Bird Registration

Details for abstract submission, registration for the conference,pre- and post-conference workshops, and accommodation can be found at http://tsg2015.wordpress.com/ or on the website for the Geological Society of London (Events page).


08/11/2014 - TSG Edinburgh, 2015, Abstract Submission & Early Bird Registration Deadline EXTENDED!

The deadline for abstract submission and early bird registration for the TSG Annual Meeting, Edinburgh (January 6-8 2015) has been extended until Friday November 14th, to accommodate the late surge in submissions/ registrations.


26/10/2014 - TSG Annual Meeting Abstract and Registration Deadline Fast Approaching!

A reminder that the deadline for Abstract Submission and Early Bird Registration for the TSG Annual Meeting in Edinburgh (http://www.geolsoc.org.uk/TSG-15-Annual-Meeting) is fast approaching on the 7th November. More details can be found on the Tectonics Studies Group 2015 Annual Meeting website.

Also, worth mentioning are the upcoming Geological Society Careers Days in November.


24/10/2014 - Geological Society Research Grants!

For all students… The 2015 round of Society Research Funds is now open for applications. Deadline February 1st 2015.

http://www.geolsoc.org.uk/grants


13/10/2014 - 100 Great Geosites – The Final List!

At the recent Earth Science Week, The Geological Society of London announced the top 100 Great Geosites of the UK and Ireland, following a public nomination and voting process. Here are the top 100, as voted for by you…

http://www.geolsoc.org.uk/100geosites


02/10/2014 - New Global Maps of Ocean Floor!

New satellite gravity data provides the clearest picture yet of the ocean floor…

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/science-environment-29465446

http://www.nature.com/news/gravity-map-uncovers-sea-floor-surprises-1.16048

For the original article see: Sandwell, D. T. et al. Science 345, 65–67 (2014).


31/01/2014 - Plate Tectonics and it’s Pioneers!

Check out the cool new Plate Tectonics online resource by the Geological Society of London! Provides a useful teaching guide, as well as some great biographies of the “pioneers of plate tectonics”.

http://www.geolsoc.org.uk/Plate-Tectonics


10/01/2014New TSG Logo!

Huge congratulations go to Maria Helbig, the winner of the TSG logo competition! Maria Helbig is a research associate at the Dept. of Earth Sciences, St. Francis Xavier University, Antigonish, Nova Scotia. The winning logo was announced at the recent TSG AGM in Cardiff.

The winning design by Maria combines an abstraction of brittle faulting and the black and white colour scheme of a focal mechanism for the lettering TSG. The background image depicts ductile deformation, topped by a mountain chain, which symbolises the TSG as a roof for all its members.

The TSG committee would like to say a huge thank you for all the wonderful entries that we received. There were many worthy logos and the final decision was a tough one.