Royal Geological Society London

OU professor elected as President of the Geological Society of London

Professor of Earth Sciences, Nick Rogers

Professor of Earth Sciences, Nick Rogers

Professor of Earth Sciences, Nick Rogers, has recently been elected to the role of President of the Geological Society of London.

The role has been designated following his 20 year fellowship to the Society, the six years he has spent serving on the Council, and in recognition of his standing in scientific research.

Founded in 1807, the Geological Society is the oldest in the world, receiving its Royal Charter in 1825. The Society is the UK's professional body for Earth Science and has a worldwide membership of over 11,500, of which more than 2,000 of live overseas and over 2,500 are Chartered Geologists or Chartered Scientists.

Presidents are elected for two years, and the President-designate serves for one year on Council before assuming office.