School of GeoSciences

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Roseanna Cunningham meets with geoscientists

The Cabinet Secretary heard talks from Professor Stuart Haszeldine, Professor Mathew Williams, Dr Ed Mitchard, Dr Simon Shackley and Ragne Low from Climate XChange.

Dr Ondrej Masek gave a tour of the Biochar Pilot Plant where she also met with...

Published on : Thu, 23/02/2017

Losses at every stage in the food system influence the extent to which nutritional requirements of a growing global population can be sustainably met. Inefficiencies and losses in agricultural production and consumer behaviour all play a role. The...

Published on : Tue, 21/02/2017
Professor Sandy Tudhope, FRSE

Prof Tudhope joins the prestigious current RSE Fellowship whose varied expertise supports the advancement of learning and useful knowledge in Scottish public life. 

New Fellows are elected each year through a rigorous five-stage nomination...

Published on : Thu, 16/02/2017
Dr Andy Hein in Antarctica

Dr Hein, a Chancellor's Fellow at the University, will be presented with the W S Bruce medal this evening (Tuesday 14 February) at an event hosted by the Royal Scottish Geographical Society in Perth. 

The accolade, which seeks to acknowledge...

Published on : Tue, 14/02/2017
Subglacial Lake in West Antarctica

This new information is helping scientists understand more about what’s going on deep below the surface of the ice and what affects how fast the glaciers flow towards the ocean.  Thwaites and its neighbouring Pine Island Glacier are the fastest-...

Published on : Wed, 08/02/2017
Dr Sian Henley

The three funded projects are:

  • Arctic productivity in the seasonal ice zone (Arctic PRIZE) – Researchers will investigate how changes in sea-ice cover are affecting the productivity of the Arctic and, therefore, its...
Published on : Tue, 24/01/2017