The 35th International Geoscience Congress is being held in Cape Town next summer (27th August – 4th September 2016). One of the key themes of the conference is “Geoscience Education and Public Communication”, so this is a really exciting opportunity to engage with an international audience. If anyone has an idea for a symposium please consider submitting it – the deadline is 31st May 2015. The call for abstracts opens on 1st July.


Further information can about this theme can be found at, and about the conference in general at


All the best,





Dr Alison Stokes

Lecturer in Earth and Environmental Science Education

School of Geography, Earth and Environmental Sciences, Plymouth University, Plymouth, PL4 8AA


Tel: 01752 584889

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