The Board of the Geological Society has decided to award the 2020 Jan Bergström Prize for young promising researchers in earth sciences to Stefan Andersson, Uppsala University. The prize is awarded to young geoscientists who have already made significant contributions to the geosciences early in their scientific careers.
The Geological Society’s Hiärne Prize for significant popular science activities in the field of geosciences will be awarded to Erik Sturkell in 2020.
As you can see, we have today launched a new website. The technology behind it is new and this makes the work of maintaining and updating the website easier. More people can also write posts on the page, which we hope will lead to a more alive website.
Hopefully, you as a user will also find that the website has become more easy to navigate. If you find something that has gone wrong, or think something is missing, or if you cannot log in, get in touch with us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Due to the ongoing pandemic, the board of the Geological Society has decided to postpone the annual meeting to a later date during the year. A new date will be announced here and by email to members.
The election of the editor of GFF has now been completed and the ballot papers have been counted. Of the 50 votes received, 48 answered yes and 2 abstained. Thus, we are pleased to announce that Magnus Hellqvist has been elected new editor. He will take office from the turn of the year. Continue reading “Magnus Hellqvist new editor of GFF”
This week, issue number 100 of Geologiskt forum is distributed. The first issue of the magazine saw the light of day in March 1994. It was then something of an experiment, but in retrospect we can conclude that the experiment was quite successful. We hope you will find something in this issue that can interest you and would like to wish you a Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year. If you are a member you can, as usual, also download the issue here on the website.
The Geological Society’s Wickman Award in geochemistry and isotope geology goes this year Jenny Andersson, Geological Survey of Sweden. The Jan Bergström Award to Young Researchers is awarded to Anders Lindskog, Florida State University and Lund University. The winners will receive their awards in Uppsala on November 8 in connection with the awards ceremony for Geologist of the Year. Read more about the prize winners below. Read more about the awards ceremony at the website of the Swedish Association of Professional Scientists.
Elisabeth makes geology available and exciting for children and the general public. For this work, she has been awarded the Geologist of the Year 2018 by the Swedish Association of Professional Scientists (Geology). Continue reading “Elisabeth Einarsson awarded Geologist of the Year 2018”