School of GeoSciences

News in summary

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
PhD Student Megan O'Donnell to spend a week working in Lyon with school children conducting science workshops

PhD Student Megan O'Donnell to spend a week working in Lyon with French school children conducting science workshops in English.

Megan O’Donnell, a PhD Student in the School of Geosciences, will spend a week in the Lyon region of France in...

Published on : Fri, 16/11/2018
E3 DTP GeoEnergy students Jonny Scafidi and Fiona Todd win best presentation awards at ETP Conference.

Double whammy win for E3 DTP GeoEnergy students Jonny Scafidi and Fiona Todd at ETP annual conference

It was a double whammy win for Edinburgh GeoScience PhD students at the Energy Technology Partnership (ETP) annual conference in Glasgow on...

Published on : Tue, 13/11/2018

Pages