Geology for Global Development


#EGU16: Geoscience and the Sustainable Development Goals

At #EGU16? On Thursday we’ll be partnering with Parsquake and academics from the University of Tübingen to host an interactive, public splinter meeting on “Geoscience and the Sustainable Development Goals“! We’ll be posting resources from the meeting on our website after the event.

GfGD at EGU16 – Summary Poster

Attending #EGU16? Come along to one of the events in the image above to find out more about our work, and the role of geoscience in global development frameworks! Not attending EGU16?  We’ll be posting slides/poster downloads from all GfGD contributions on our website after the event. You can see some commentary throughout the week on both the GfGD Twitter feed (@Geo_Dev) and my personal account ( ...[Read More]

GfGD at the EGU General Assembly 2016

The EGU General Assembly is an annual gathering of thousands of geoscientists from all over the world, taking place this year in Vienna from 17-22nd April. It has been a regular feature of my personal research calendar since 2012, becoming a great opportunity to also talk about GfGD and learn from others engaged in development activities. The EGU Programme includes 10,000+ abstracts, covering all ...[Read More]

World Water Day 2016

The 22nd March 2016 is World Water Day, an annual event organised by the United Nations to promote the vital importance of ensuring universal access to clean, safe water. Around 10% of the world (650 million people) still lack access to clean water.  Water is essential for life. When communities don’t have clean water they are forced to drink dirty and dangerous water, causing illness and sometime ...[Read More]