Discover the background of the School.
The School of GeoSciences was formed on 1 August 2002 by the merger of the former Institute of Ecology and Resource Management, the Department of Geography, the Department of Geology and Geophysics, and the Institute for Meteorology.
All its constituent parts have had a long history within the university, most dating back to the early nineteenth century.
Our extensive collection of geological specimens and historical objects
2008 marked the centenary of the teaching of Geography in the University of Edinburgh.
History of the south-eastern part of the old walled City of Edinburgh
Opened in Sept 2013, a brilliant new addition to the High School Yards
This article was published on Sep 20, 2013