The Volcanic and Magmatic Studies Group aims to facilitate discussion, in an inclusive environment, amongst researchers with interests in volcanology, igneous petrology, geochemistry and allied fields. We hold a large annual winter meeting, workshops and field trips, and keep in regular contact with the community via social media and a newsletter. Recent news and events are also posted below.

Recent News and Events

VMSG 2021 Meeting Location Announced (17/01/2020)

VMSG 2021 will be held in Manchester, and hosted by the University of Manchester petrology and volcanology group.

New VMSG Instagram Account (22/10/2019)

You can now follow VMSG on Instagram for recent news and events combined with beautiful volcanic and magmatic imagery.

VMSG announces new equality & diversity statement (15/10/2019)

We have announced a new ‘inclusivity’ statement, to emphasize our commitment to involving the whole community in all of our events.

Recent News and Events

First 2020 Newsletter Coming Soon...

The first newsletter for 2020 will be coming soon, featuring a round up of the VMSG meeting in Plymouth and other exciting updates from the VMSG community.

2 weeks left until lectureship deadline day!!! TWO open permanent lectureship/academic posts/tenured positions in Igneous Processes and Ore Systems at the University of Edinburgh.

Come join us @GeosciencesEd

Hi all, we are now accepting applications for this year's Henry Emeleus Fieldwork Award. Up to £1000 is available for fieldwork! Deadline: Friday 28th February. Details and application form here:

UK specialist conferences can get 1-200 attendees, often in single-session style meetings. So if it's exposure for your work you're after, you won't get that many people seeing your talk/poster at a big international conference.

Most UK disciplines have really great UK based conferences. If you are a frequent international conference traveler, but you don't attend these, why not? If you think conference attendees is important but you don't go to your local one, why not?

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