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A prehistoric crocodile that lived around 180 million years ago has been identified – almost 250 years after the discovery of its fossil remains.

A fossil skull found in a Bavarian town in the 1770s has been recognised as the now-extinct...

Published on : Thu, 12/09/2019

Professor Andrew Dugmore from the School of GeoSceinces has been included in the St Andrews Article Prize in European Environmental History.  

Every 2 years, the European Society for Environmental History awards the St Andrews Article Prize in...

Published on : Thu, 05/09/2019

The University has reinforced its commitment to collaborating with leading European universities by announcing a partnership with the University of Helsinki.

Leaders from both institutions have signed a Memorandum of Agreement (MoA) which...

Published on : Wed, 28/08/2019

North Sea oil and gas rigs could be modified to pump vast quantities of carbon dioxide emissions into rocks below the seabed, research shows.

Refitting old platforms to act as pumping stations for self-contained CO2 storage sites would be 10...

Published on : Fri, 09/08/2019

Congratulations to Professor Ian Main, who has received the 2019 Ed Lorenz Lectureship award from The American Geophysical Union (AGU).

Professor Main has been selected in recognition of his original...

Published on : Thu, 08/08/2019

Carbon dioxide emissions can be captured and securely stored beneath deep-seated and impermeable underground rocks, new research shows.

The findings provide further evidence that a developing technology known as carbon capture and storage (...

Published on : Thu, 27/06/2019