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Double win for PhD students Frazer Christie (recent graduate); and Richard Delf at SAGES

Double win for Frazer Christie and Richard Delf at the SAGES Annual Science Meeting 2018. 

It was a double success win for Edinburgh PhD students Frazer Christie (recent graduate); and Richard Delf at the recent Scottish Alliance for...

Published on : Wed, 12/12/2018
Emiel with a local family in Cambodia

PhD student Emiel de Lange was awarded an Early Career Grant by the National Geographic Society

Emiel  de  Lange, PhD student, has  been  awarded  an  Early  Career  grant  by  the  National Geographic Society.

Emiel will receive $10K...

Published on : Wed, 12/12/2018
Mera glacier in Nepal.  Image credit:  Amaury Dehecq

Scientists studying glacier movements in the world’s highest mountains have gained valuable insights into how they are responding to changing climates.

Published on : Mon, 10/12/2018
A red fox (Vulpes vulpes) hunting for tundra voles and lemmings in the Canadian Arctic

A picture of a red fox on the hunt in the Canadian Arctic has secured a national photography award for a PhD student at the School of GeoSciences.

Sandra Angers-Blondin, who is studying in the School of GeoSciences, was the student winner in...

Published on : Mon, 03/12/2018
Dr Sian Henley, Lecturer in Marine Science

New Lecturer in Marine Science, Dr Sian Henley

Sian is a marine biogeochemist specialising in nutrient cycling in the polar oceans. She is particularly interested in how biogeochemical cycles of carbon and nutrients are changing in response...

Published on : Mon, 26/11/2018
Camp in the Transantarctic Mountains with the Olympus Range in the background.

Antarctica’s mountainous landscape was shaped by rivers rather than carved by glaciers as previously thought, a study has revealed.

The continent’s mountains and valleys, mostly covered by ice up to 4 kilometres thick, were formed millions of...

Published on : Wed, 21/11/2018