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Petroleum Experts Ltd donates 10 MOVE softeware licences, a commercial equivalent of £1,525,561.89!

Petroleum Experts Ltd donates 10 MOVE softeware licences, a commercial equivalent of £1,525,561.89!

Petroleum Experts Ltd donates 10 MOVE softeware licences to the School of Earth and Environmental Sciences

Geology Field Camp Scotland 2020 programme confirmed.  Apply now!

Geology Field Camp Scotland 2020 programme confirmed. Apply now!

Join us for a walk in the footsteps of geological giants!

How volcanoes recycle the Earth’s crust to uncover rare metals that are vital to green technology

How volcanoes recycle the Earth’s crust to uncover rare metals that are vital to green technology

Isotopes reveal important information about how Earth concentrates important metals.

Sami Mikhail awarded Distinguished Lecturership

Sami Mikhail awarded Distinguished Lecturership

Dr Sami Mikhail has been recognized by the Mineralogical Society of Great Britain and Ireland as one of the two Distinguished Lecturers for 2019/20.

Acidic oceans triggered marine mass extinction during dinosaur die-off

Acidic oceans triggered marine mass extinction during dinosaur die-off

New international study confirms a long-held theory about the last great mass extinction event and the evolution of marine life.

Welcoming Nick!

Welcoming Nick!

A warm welcome to Dr Nick Gardiner, our new Lecturer in Applied Earth Resources.

Dr Paul Savage awarded Teaching Excellence Award

Dr Paul Savage awarded Teaching Excellence Award

A big congratulations to Dr Paul Savage who has been awarded one of the University’s four Teaching Excellence Awards for 2018-2019.

Young Person’s Lecture competition

Young Person’s Lecture competition

Abigail Robinson takes first place in MIS Young Person’s Lecture regional competition.

Funding Awarded – Searching for Life on Europa

Funding Awarded – Searching for Life on Europa

Claire Cousins, Aubrey Zerkle and Mark Fox-Powell have been awarded a Leverhulme Trust Research Project Grant

Ammonium fertilised early life on Earth

Ammonium fertilised early life on Earth

A team of international scientists, led by the University of St Andrews (Dr Aubrey Zerkle, School of Earth and Environmantal Sciences), has demonstrated a new source of food for early life on the planet.