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Motion lodged at Scottish Parliament to recognise Research from School of GeoSciences

Researcher from School of GeoSciences presents evidence to Cross Party Groups on Health Inequalities and Improving Scotland’s Health: 2021 and beyond

Dr Niamh Shortt, Reader in the School of GeoSciences and Co-Director of the Centre for...

Published on : Mon, 18/06/2018
Edinburgh GeoSciences will be hosting the International Symposium “Foraminifera in a Changing World” in Edinburgh, 17-22 June 2018

Edinburgh GeoSciences will be hosting the International Symposium “Foraminifera in a Changing World” in Edinburgh, 17-22 June 2018, at the John McIntyre Conference Centre (JMCC) and South Hall (Pollock Halls campus, University of Edinburgh).

Published on : Fri, 15/06/2018
Intensive farming has limited success, study finds

A flagship strategy for helping to end hunger while protecting biodiversity is having limited success in low and middle-income countries, a study involving Edinburgh GeoScientists has found.

The combined social and ecological results of...

Published on : Thu, 14/06/2018
Carbogenics Director Dr Jan Mumme

Directors Dr Jan Mumme and Franziska Srocke from the School of GeoSciences celebrate their win last night at the Inspire Launch Grow Awards 2018

The University of Edinburgh’s innovation management service; Edinburgh Innovations helps to...

Published on : Thu, 14/06/2018
Alex Jackson MBE running in the Cupar

Alex Jackson, one of our very own Heros from the School of GeoSciences, has been recognised in the Queen's Birthday Honours list.

Alex is a Transport and Maintenance Technician at the University of Edinburgh, School of GeoSciences.  Alex...

Published on : Wed, 13/06/2018
CO2 storage safe in the long term, study shows.  Image credit: Stephanie Flume

A technology developed to store carbon dioxide emissions deep underground is likely to be effective for thousands of years, research shows.

Researchers assessed the method, in which liquefied CO2 is injected into microscopic pores in rocks,...

Published on : Tue, 12/06/2018