The Volcanic and Magmatic Studies Group is a special interest group of the Mineralogical Society of Great Britain and Ireland and the Geological Society of London.  The 2014 meeting has been organised in… Continue reading

Local Committee

The VMSG2014 conference is organised jointly between the University of Edinburgh and the British Geological Survey.  Contact details for each member of the local committee are below. Joint Chairs Dr. John A Stevenson… Continue reading

Electronic resources for the conference

Some of these links may be useful to those bringing smartphones/tablets/laptops to the meeting. Online meeting calendar Browse online, subscribe via GoogleCalendar, or download as iCal and import to your device.  Location information… Continue reading

VMSG-related blogs and tweeters

VMSG-related blogs * Iceland volcano blog. With occasional Chile and Alaska volcanoes too…. Description: Volcanoes – Iceland, Chile. Author: Dave McGarvie Address: * Between a Rock and a Hard Place Author: James… Continue reading

Abstract booklet and conference timetable now online.

Abstract booklet online The VMSG 2014 abstract volume is now available online.  You can download the pdf file from the link below.  All delegates will receive a printed copy of the abstract booklet… Continue reading

National Museums Collection Centre tour

Tour of the National Museum of Scotland’s extensive mineral and rock collection Over 99.5 percent of the National Museum of Scotland natural science (and other) collections is held National Museum Collection Centre (NMCC) in… Continue reading

Submit an Abstract

*Abstract submission for VMSG 2014 is now closed – we look forward to welcoming you to Edinburgh in January!* Information for Abstract Submission Abstracts for VMSG 2014 should be prepared using this template… Continue reading

Registration and Fees

*Registration for VMSG 2014 is now closed* Registration is through the University of Edinburgh e-Pay system. You will be asked to create an e-Pay account and will then have the option to select… Continue reading


Oral and poster sessions will cover a range of volcanic and magmatic themes, including an invited talk by Prof. Iain Stewart. Presenters are invited to consider the following list of themes when submitting abstracts,… Continue reading

Key Dates

VMSG 2014 will be held in the John McIntyre Conference Centre, Edinburgh from 5th – 8th January. Key dates in the run-up to the conference are listed below. Registration and abstracts after the… Continue reading