We are delighted to share with you this year’s six winners of the The Etches Collection’s Inaugural Children’s Fossil Competition (proudly sponsored by PetroStrat)
James Hutton – “Father of modern geology”
James Hutton was an important 18th century naturalist and geologist, often called the “Father of modern geology”.
What did the earliest life on Earth look like? – Evidence from the fossil record
In this article we take a dive deep into the origin of life, and introduce you to Earth’s earliest life forms seen in the fossil record.
Jargon Busting Guide – Sequence Stratigraphy
This guide aims to bust through the jargon and introduce the science of Earth system cyclicity; ‘Sequence Stratigraphy’.
Our Top 3 Geology Walks In North Wales
Our Conwy office is surrounded by the beautiful Welsh landscapes and coasts. Here are some of our favourite North Wales geology walks.
Celebrating International Day of Women and Girls in Science (11th February)
We would like to take this opportunity to shine a light upon some great female palaeontologists, in honour of this day.
Jargon Busting Guide – Wellsite Words: Operations & Drilling Terminology
Oil rigs are places filled with incomprehensible streams of acronyms, and jargon. In this article we demystify common wellsite jargon.
Those Who Benefit Mankind – Happy Nobel Prize Day (10th December)
Today, everyone has heard of the Nobel Prize! But, how many of us have heard about the Vetlesen Prize? Join us in learning more about it!
Bringing science into schools – STEM/STEAM Day (8th November)
November the 8th is National STEM/STEAM Day, which is a special one for all scientists. This day focuses on the importance of engaging children and fostering curiosity.
Field Work, Then And Now – Where To Go, What To Do?
Fieldwork is a core part of a Geologists life. In this article, we reflect on how fieldwork has changed in recent years. Comparing a typical geology expedition from the 1980’s with a modern day outing.