News & Updates

BlackInGeoscienceRollCall Video and BioGraphics Consent Form

August 26, 2021

To participate in the #BlackInGeoscienceRollCall (6th-12 September, 2021). Please fill out this form to upload your introduction video or photograph and caption using this link: https://forms.gle/8n3JHK9o4c3YkVfY8

#BlackInGeoscienceWeek 2021

August 18, 2021

September 6-12th, 2021 Daily Themes and Activities for #BlackInGeoscienceWeek 2021 All Week: BlackInGeoscience RollCall Tuesday-Wednesday: Climate Crisis, Natural Hazards and Disasters Thursday-Friday: Natural Resources and Geosustainability Saturday: Leadership in Geoscience To help organise the 2021 #BlackInGeoscienceWeek, please fill out this form and we’ll get in touch. https://forms.gle/3posKHf4ZsVfrZhy5  

Black In Geoscience Partners with Women In Mining UK

August 18, 2021

    We are delighted to announce a partnership with Women in Mining UK (WIM UK). WIM UK advocates and speaks for women in the mining sector, informing industry participants and decision-makers of the challenges and opportunities women are finding in pursuing careers in mining companies and other mining-related businesses.  WIM UK provides thought leadership,…

#BiG Week

September 5, 2020

The first ever Black in Geoscience Week will be taking place from Sunday 6th September–Saturday 12th September. Most activities will take place on social media (follow along on the hashtags #BlackInGeoscience and #BiG). We also have a number of live events happening which you can join in with on Zoom or YouTube – registration links…

Professor Christopher Jackson to be first Black scientist to give Christmas lecture

September 1, 2020

Professor Chris Jackson (@seis_matters) will be the first Black person to present a Royal Institution Christmas lecture. Jackson is one of three UK scientists presenting this year around the theme: Planet Earth: A User’s Guide (get your tickets to the Royal Institution’s Christmas lectures here) ‘I’m up for the fight’: Chris Jackson to be first black…

Call for a Robust Anti-Racism Plan for The Geosciences

September 1, 2020

As of Sept 1st, 2020 over 25,000 people have signed the change.org petition started by Dr. Hendratta Ali asking for 15 tangible actions to make the geosciences more equitable and just (Google doc version). We, the undersigned, appreciate that many geoscience societies[1] have written statements referring to the deaths of George Floyd, Breonna Taylor, Ahmaud…