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Geographical Information Science graduates Livia Jakob and Miles McConville win 1st and 2nd Prize in ESRI contest

GIS MSc graduates Livia Jakob and Miles McConville win 1st and 2nd Prize in ESRI contest.

Congratulations to Livia and Miles who entered the ESRI 2018 ‘Storytelling with Maps Contest’ and won 1st and 2nd place in the Culture, History, and...

Published on : Sun, 14/10/2018
DTP E3 & Glaciology student Joshua Williams receiving the 2018 John Glen Prize for Best Oral Presentation at the IGS meeting in September.

Congratulations to Joshua Williams who received the John Glen Prize for Best Oral Presentation at the 2018 International Glaciological Society (IGS) meeting.

Joshua Williams, from the School of GeoSciences, received the John Glen Prize for...

Published on : Thu, 11/10/2018
Emma Blacklock

Emma Blacklock receives CIPD Diploma in Human Resource Practice

Congratulations to Emma Blacklock who graduated from Edinburgh College on Wednesday 26th September with a Human Resource Diploma from the Chartered Institute of Personnel...

Published on : Tue, 09/10/2018
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
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

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