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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
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