Geology for Global Development

Professionalism & Responsibility

Professionalism and Social Responsibility (3): Writing your Mapping Dissertation

So – you’re back from your summer mapping project, the fun is over, and you are faced with the enormous task of writing up your mapping dissertation. You should hopefully receive some guidance from your university about any specific rules and guidelines they might have, but here are a few general tips on what you could include:   THE MAP ITSELF The map itself will be the centrepie ...[Read More]

Professionalism and Social Responsibility (2) – Mapping Project Guide

As summer is upon us, some lucky people will be embarking on their 21 day minimum mapping dissertation field work. An extensive field based dissertation forms a core part of many undergraduate courses. Some of you will be heading to areas well trodden by the BGS, others may be exploring new territory. If you are travelling abroad, there will be many additional considerations – you may want t ...[Read More]

Professionalism and Social Responsibility (1) – Top Travel Tips

As outlined at the start of last week, each Monday over the summer we’ll blogging about different aspects of professionalism and social responsibility. This week we’re looking back over a popular series we did last summer – ‘Top Travel Tips & Resources’ – which gave students various things to think about before embarking on overseas mapping projects, researc ...[Read More]