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Greenland expedition:field notes from the ice

Greenland expedition:field notes from the ice

Rob Webster and Alasdair Murphy, 2 of our MGeol (Hons) Earth Sciences students give their report on their recent geological field trip to Greenland.

Success: Carnegie Trust Research Incentive Grant

Success: Carnegie Trust Research Incentive Grant

Research Fellow Dr Matthew Warke has been awarded a Carnegie Trust Research Incentive Grant for his proposal, “Did ‘snowball Earth’ glaciations trigger the Great Oxidation Event?”

Hidden past of Earth’s oldest continents unearthed

Hidden past of Earth’s oldest continents unearthed

New international research led by the University of St Andrews presents a novel way to understand the structure and formation of our oldest continents.