AGC Social Media Champion

AGC Social Media Champion

The Australian Geoscience Council are seeking expressions of interest from volunteers interested in becoming the Council’s social media champion. Details of the role are available here.

Roy Woodall Medal Presentation

Kathy Ehrig was announced as the recipient of this year’s Roy Woodall Medal several months ago. After several failed attempts relating to the pandemic, the Australian Geoscience Council was finally able to make a formal presentation of our prestigious Roy Woodall medal at the Copper to the World Conference in Adelaide on August 31. The organisers

Do you know a geoscientist who deserves recognition as a National Geoscience Champion?

The Australian Geoscience Council (AGC) is pursuing a Vision to raise the profile of Geoscience to be pre-eminent in Australia and to be recognised as one of the great fields of general science with Physics, Chemistry and Biology. In doing this the AGC is calling for nominations for the next National Geoscience Champion. This honour will be awarded to very few geoscientists. It will recognise major contributions to our science, craft and art, evidenced by technical, leadership, mentoring and collegial endeavours.

AGCC 2018 Arriving Soon!

Only two weeks left for the largest Convention on Geoscience in the Asia Pacific Region since 2012. AGCC 2018’s highlights include: An impressive line up of 47 keynote and 22 plenary speakers Over 500 oral presentations and more than 220 posters A day exclusively dedicated to the Big Issues and Ideas in Geoscience Professional development workshops

Participate in the second ever #OzRockStocktake: the annual social media ‘stocktake’ of Australian geology

Join in the fun! Participate in the second ever #OzRockStocktake: the annual social media ‘stocktake’ of Australian geology Held during Earth Science Week, 8-14 October 2017 It’s free, and everyone is invited to participate — school kids, university geology students, professional geoscientists, gem collectors, members of the public…and everyone in between! Significant book prizes to

Big Issues and Ideas in Geoscience

The Australian Geoscience Council Convention (AGCC2018) will highlight the fundamental role that Geoscience has as a major field of science throughout the Asia Pacific Region. The Convention (AGCC 2018) will be the largest Geoscience event to be held in Australasia since 2012, with delegates from all branches of Geoscience plus experts in mining, energy, engineering, environment

Geoscience Australia to Sponsor AGCC 2018

The Australian Geoscience Council Convention, AGCC 2018, is excited to announce Geoscience Australia as the Patron Sponsor of the event, which will be held in Adelaide from Sunday 14th to Thursday 18th of October next year. The Convention, which is expected to attract more than 2,000 delegates from Australia and overseas, will cover all aspects

Australian Geoscience Council Convention 2018 Update

The development of big issues and ideas for AGCC 2018 An outline of the technical program for our inaugural Australian Geoscience Council Convention (AGCC 2018) was published recently, when geoscientists were invited to engage directly with planning the program. The technical program will provide the opportunity for all geoscientists to communicate their work to a

Australian Geoscience Council – President’s Report

The AGC has continued to be very active in advocating geoscience in Australia throughout 2016. A brief summary of our recent achievements follows before some exciting news about our AGC Convention to engage with all geoscientists in Australia and our Region. But first our activities: We provided a submission to the National Review Of Research

Join in #OzRockStocktake: first photographic census of Australian Geology

Rock fans to school kids urged to join in #OzRockStocktake: first photographic census of Australian geology Innovative social media project held during international Earth Science Week to showcase Australia?s real rock stars Getting involved is simple and fun: Take a pic of your favourite rock, outcrop, mountain or other geological feature Post it on Twitter