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.

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

Young Person’s Lecture competition

Young Person’s Lecture competition

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

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.