Upcoming Events


PhD application webinar/Q&A session

The VMSG Student Reps and Committee will be hosting a PhD application and interview Q&A session on the 21st November at 1pm. We will be sharing our tips and experiences, as well as hopefully some more expert advice. The session is open to all, from First Years to Masters students. A link will sent via email.


VMSG 60th Anniversary!



As part of the VMSG’s 60th anniversary  celebration we are holding a Photography and Art Competition at the upcoming VMSG 2024 Annual Meeting in Bristol!

We’re searching for photos or artwork which fit the themes of Volcanoes and Societies, Volcanic Hazards and Magmatic Processes + Rocks to be displayed at the upcoming conference, where winners will be voted for by the community.

To enter please submit a copy of your photo or artwork (this can be either photo or video if you would like to enter a physical item) via the link below by Friday 24th November. You will also need to upload a title and short description alongside the entry. Please note this competition is limited to only one entry per person.

Click here to submit an entry.

The password for completing an entry has been distributed via our mailing list.

Submissions will be shortlisted by the VMSG committee, with the top entries going forward to the community vote during the Bristol conference.

Please get in contact if you have any questions. We look forward to seeing all the photos and artwork – time to get creative!!



We’re very excited to announce that our next annual conference VMSG 2024 will be held in Bristol from the 3rd-5th January.

For full information on the VMSG 2024 conference, please check out the dedicated page here.

If you would like to host a VMSG annual meeting in the future please contact the VMSG Secretary for more information. You can also consult our guidelines for local organising committees.



If you would like to run a workshop for VMSG or just have an idea for a workshop that you would like someone else to run, we would love to hear from you. Please contact the VMSG Secretary.


Field Trips

VMSG help to run a range of non-profit fieldtrips for the VMSG community. If you would like to run a fieldtrip for VMSG or just have an idea for a trip to a specific location that you would like someone else to run, we would love to hear from you. Please contact the Fieldtrip Secretary.

Exciting plans for the VMSG 60th Anniversary field trip are in motion. The trip will be held in 2023. More information shall be provided when available.


Panel Discussions

Next Panel Discussion – TBC