Geology for Global Development

University Groups

GfGD University Groups

Our conference is over, but there is little time to rest. October-December is a key time to invest in our growing network of University Groups. Today we share a little bit about their purpose, leadership and how to start the process of launching a new one in YOUR university… GfGD University Groups are a key way of outworking our objectives to (i) promote the collective and individual respons ...[Read More]

Film Review: Salmon Fishing in the Yemen

Rosalie Tostevin reviews ‘Salmon Fishing in the Yemen’, the on screen adaptation of Paul Torday’s novel.  A visionary Sheikh (Amr Waked) dreams of bringing his beloved sport, fly-fishing, to his home in the Yemeni desert. He seeks help from a consultant  (Emily Blunt), who turns to Britain’s leading fisheries expert, Dr Fred Jones (Ewan McGregor). The project seems both abs ...[Read More]

GfGD News and Updates

The summer is a busy period for many people and it can be hard to keep track of all that is going on. We’re taking the opportunity today to give you an update on GfGD’s work, and key ways in which YOU can get involved… Blog & Image Competition There is still time (just!) to apply for our 2013 blog and image competition, full details can be found here. The deadline is midday t ...[Read More]

GfGD Launch Event at the University of Leeds

The GfGD University group at Leeds recently held a series of short talks to launch itself within the department. With financial support from the Student Experience team, the event consisted of three short talks from three members of the school, including the head of the department, followed by informal snacks and wine to allow students to mull over the topics discussed. The speakers raised the iss ...[Read More]