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Deep-sea scientists have discovered that many areas of the ocean floor will be starved of food by the end of the century.

Published on : Mon, 27/02/2017
Roseanna Cunningham meets with geoscientists

Roseanna Cunningham MSP, Cabinet Secretary for Environment, Climate Change and Land Reform, visited the School (for the second time in 2017) to listen to academics discuss their research in relation to land use and sustainable carbon in...

Published on : Thu, 23/02/2017

A fifth of the world's food is lost to over-eating and waste, recent studies have found.  The findings stem from collaborative research between GeoSciences' Peter Alexander, Calum Brown and Mark Rounsevell, in collaboration with Scotland's Rural...

Published on : Tue, 21/02/2017

A new technique in processing data from the Cryosat spacecraft will allow researchers to assess larger regions of ice sheets in Antarctica and Greenland

Published on : Thu, 12/05/2016

PUREC is research partnership between the UK and China will develop new expertise on increasing resilience to natural disasters.

Published on : Thu, 05/05/2016

Fresh discoveries about common minerals are helping scientists better understand the nature of Earth's magnetic fields....

Published on : Wed, 20/04/2016