Thanks to everyone who attended our virtual AGM on 1st December - it was great to see so many people from so many different places.
We will be updating this website with information from the AGM as we have it. In the meantime the committee would like to wish all of our members and other friends a relaxing and enjoyable festive season! We will return in 2023 with our new, expanded committee.
- Brighton Medalist 2022: Dr. Matthew A. Parkes, 1961-2020
- Our chair for the next three years will be Dr Emma Nicholls FGS
Membership fees for 2023 became due on 1st January!
Please note that for 2023 we have raised our fees slightly to cover ever-increasing printing and postage costs for the journal. However you can also keep your membership at the same level as it is currently by choosing electronic delivery for your journal. Think of the space saving on your already overloaded bookshelves...
Your subscription will need to be up to date if you want to access the latest edition of our journal!
Michael Gwyn Bassett (ex National Museum of Wales) - We are very sad to have to report the recent death of Professor Mike Bassett who was one of the earliest members of GCG and a great supporter of the group.
John Cooper (ex Natural History Museum) - We are saddened to report the recent death of John Cooper of Kent who had been a member of GCG since at least the mid 1980's. Although he had long retired from his post in the Natural History Museum, he still visited regularly to work on the molluscs.
Beris M Cox (ex BGS) - we sadly bring you news of the recent death of Beris Cox, who had been a GCG member since almost our earliest days. She was also a great supporter of the History of Geology Group and served on their committee in various roles. Her research interests included Jurassic stratigraphy and ammonites.
Geoff Tresise (ex Liverpool Museum) - We have just heard the sad news that Geoff died in late February. He was one of the founder members of GCG, and held several early committee posts. He was presented with the Brighton Medal in 2007 and became an honorary member of the group.
Geological Curator 11(6) was recently published!
Featuring our very own Nigel Larkin (he's the one behind the dinosaur...) on the front cover, we recently published Geological Curator 11(6).
Inside you will also find articles about a hidden Pleistocene mammal assemblage from a Flemish Valley, European collections of Argentinian mammal material, a new award for Belgian citizen palaeontologists, and the collection of John Woodward (1665–1728).
Members should have received a copy by e-mail, but if not, or if you would like to download the higher resolution version, then you can do so by logging into the website.
Please remember to set your preferences for print/electronic copies in your account, accessible using the "member login" function on the lower right of your screen.
Get involved with the Geological Curators Group
We are always on the lookout for enthusiastic individuals who can help us out on our committee. You can get a good idea of the things we get up to by reading our annual reports, which are available from here. No specific experience is required, and we will provide you with any training you might need.
We always advertise specific trustee roles, but there is always other work to be done, so if you would like to help out, then have a read about what we do, and then get in touch to arrange an informal chat.