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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.

1 November 2019
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.

31 October 2019
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.

21 October 2019
Welcoming Nick!

Welcoming Nick!

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

11 September 2019
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.

28 November 2018
Young Person’s Lecture competition

Young Person’s Lecture competition

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

22 November 2018
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.

2 May 2018