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EGGS Annual Glossop Meeting 2023

23 November 2023
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Event type:
Awards, Specialist Group
Organised by:
Geological Society Events, Engineering Group
The Royal Institution, London
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The annual Glossop meeting 2023 takes place on 23 November 2023 at the Royal Institution, London. The event commences with the presentation of the 26th Glossop Award and is followed by the 23rd Glossop Medal lecture ‘ From Mud to Rock and Back’ by Dr John Cripps, Senior Lecturer in Engineering Geology, Department of Civil and Structural Engineering, University of Sheffield.

The Glossop Award

The Glossop Award is a prestigious award made annually to an outstanding young engineering geologist or geo-environmentalist. The winner will receive up to £500 for a Geological Society Special Publication of their choice or attendance at a training course or field meeting supported or run by the Engineering Group. The winner will also be offered the option of joining the Engineering Group of Geological Society Committee for one year. 

Who can apply for the award?

Candidates must be a Fellow of the Geological Society and under training for, or already be a Chartered Geologist or Scientist and have no more than 8 years post-graduate experience on the date of presentation.

How to apply

Please visit the Glossop Award page for further details or download the application form on the right-hand side of this page.

Evening Reception

Following an amazing evening last year, the Engineering Group of the Geological Society will again be hosting a special celebration on the 23 November at Burlington House from 20:30. The evening, which will include dinner and drinks, will be a great opportunity to catch-up with friends and colleagues and to celebrate Glossop's legacy.

If you would like to attend the Evening Reception, you can book your ticket here. Price from £40.00 per ticket.