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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.

From Nansen to the Polar Academy: The Past, Present and Future of Greenland Exploration from Fife

From Nansen to the Polar Academy: The Past, Present and Future of Greenland Exploration from Fife

Speakers: Professor Adrian Finch, Univ. of St Andrews St Andrews Students who have visited Greenland in expeditions over the last 10 years Craig Mathieson, The Polar Academy

Success: Leverhulme Trust Research Project Grant

Success: Leverhulme Trust Research Project Grant

Dr Claire Cousins, a Senior Lecturer in Earth sciences has been awarded a Leverhulme Trust Research Project Grant to investigate signs of microbial life...

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.