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PhD Student, Roseanne Clement, wins the IASPEI Early Career Award at ESC 2018

Congratulations to Roseanne Clement who has been awarded the IASPEI Early Career Award and Best Oral Presentation at ESC 2018.

Roseanne Clement, from the School of GeoSciences, picks up the International Association of Seismology and Physics...

Published on : Thu, 04/10/2018
Doors open day activities on Saturday 29th September

The School of GeoSciences took part in a successful Doors Open Day event on Saturday 29th September, welcoming over 355 visitors to the Grant Institute. 

Students and staff delivered hands-on activities covering major themes in earth sciences...

Published on : Mon, 01/10/2018

A new 5-year experiment aims to shed new light on the status of the world’s tropical forests and how they are changing in response to human activities.

Tropical forests and woodlands are estimated to contain around 375 billion tonnes of...

Published on : Thu, 27/09/2018
Researchers will extrapolate landscape plot data using a 3.3 m wingspan UAV with LiDAR sensor. Credit: Iain McNicol

5-year experiment aims to shed new light on the status of the world’s tropical forests and how they are changing in response to human activities.

Tropical forests and woodlands are estimated to contain around 375 billion tonnes of carbon –...

Published on : Thu, 27/09/2018
Taller plants moving into Arctic because of climate change.  Image credit: Dr A Bjorkman

Plants in the Arctic are growing taller because of climate change, according to new research from a global scientific collaboration led by the School of GeoSciences.

While the region is usually thought of as a vast, desolate landscape of ice...

Published on : Thu, 27/09/2018
Forest experts ensure policy makers can see the wood for the trees. Credit: Jaboury Ghazoul

Experts are joining forces to tackle challenges facing the world’s forests, which are under increasing pressure from changing climates and growing demand for resources.

A new centre of expertise will address the challenges posed by...

Published on : Wed, 26/09/2018

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