The BGA is delighted to announce that Dr Lesleis Nagis from Scripps Institution of Oceanography, University of California San Diego, is our Bullerwell Lecturer for 2021. The main focus of his research is on numerical modelling of thermal stability in magnetic microstructures. Lesleis completed his PhD in 2015 on the topic “Parallelisation of Micromagnetic Models” at the School of Geosciences, University of Edinburgh; this was followed by a PDRA position at Edinburgh, before moving to California in 2017 to take up his current position.
Congratulations to Professor Tony Watts from the University of Oxford on receiving the AGUs Maurice Ewing medal. The list of award winners can be found here: https://eos.org/agu-news/announcing-the-2020-agu-union-medal-award-and-prize-recipients
The BGA invites applications for funding for public outreach activities to promote understanding of, and engagement with, any area of geophysics. See https://geophysics.org.uk/outreach/funding/ for details.
The BGA invites you to submit your research/professional profile to be displayed on the BGA website. See https://geophysics.org.uk/what-is-geophysics/geophysics-profiles/ for details
Rebecca Bell will deliver the online 2020 Bullerwell Lecture, hosted by the British Geophysical Association at 14:00 on Thursday 3 September 2020. For more details and to register your interest in attending the lecture, please go to https://geophysics.org.uk/bullerwell-2020-abstract/
The BGA invites applications for a travel bursary supported by the Gray-Milne Fund. See the Awards page for more details.
The nomination process for the BGA’s Bullerwell Lecture is now open. See the Awards section for more details.
Following our New Logo competition which closed in Summer 2019, the BGA is pleased to officially announce the launch of our refreshed logo as part of the ongoing evolution of our association. See the logo at the top the page.
Congratulations to our 2019 Image Competition winners Rebecca Schlegel and Benjamin Fernando! See their winning images on the Image Competition page.
Professor Aftab Khan has been awarded the Humming Bird Gold Medal for Loyal and Devoted Service to the State of Trinidad. The award recognises Prof. Khan’s work setting up a geophysics degree course in the University of the West Indies in St. Augustine that has now been accredited by the Geological Society of London. All at the BGA pass on their congratulations to Prof. Khan!