Leading hydrologist honoured with prestigious Fellowship
A leading hydrologist from the University of Aberdeen's School of Geosciences has been elected as a Fellow of the prestigious American Geophysical Union (AGU).
Lorna Philip addresses Scottish Parliament's Cross Party Group on Rural Policy
Lorna Philip and Mags Currie (James Hutton Institute) addressed the Cross Party Group on Rural Policy on the 5th June 2018. This group informs MSPs and the wider Scottish Parliament about issues relating to rural policies and policy-making in Scotland. The theme of the June meeting was Technology and Rural...
New research reveals British Isles buried under ice sheets from 2.5 million years ago
University of Aberdeen Geoscientists have published a new paper in Science Advances that demonstrates that European ice sheets reached the middle of the North Sea much earlier in the Pleistocene than previously acknowledged. The study, led by Dr Brice Rea and co-authored by Dr Matteo Spagnolo, Dr David Cornwall and...
Tim Mighall joins Scientific Reports Editorial Board
Tim Mighall, Reader in Geography and Environment, has been invited to serve as an Editorial Board Member for Scientific Reports, a Nature Research journal. Scientific Reports publishes original research in all areas of the natural and clinical sciences, and Dr Mighall will be serving on the Earth and Environmental Sciences...
Seminar: Development & implementation of Marine Spatial Planning in Australia (Prof Marcus Haward)
The School of Geosciences Green Economy Research Centre (GERC) is hosting Professor Marcus Haward from the Institute of Marine and Antarctic Studies, University of Tasmania, Australia for a seminar titled: “Development and implementation of Marine Spatial Planning in Australia – Lessons in the 20 years from the release of Australia’s...
Climate Cafe: The Future of Cars
Dr Caitlin Cottrill will be part of a panel of speakers at the upcoming 'Future of Cars' Climate Cafe hosted by Aberdeen Climate Action. Dr Cottrill will join speakers from Home Energy Scotland, Co-Wheels and others to discuss emerging trends in sustainable transport. The event will take place at Waterstones...
MSc Environmental Partnership Management Scholarships for 2018-19 available
Two partial fee scholarships are available for the MSc Environmental Partnership Management. The successful applicants will each receive £3,350 as a contribution towards the cost of programme fees. The scholarships are open to students holding an offer for the MSc Environmental Partnership Management one year full-time degree programme commencing in September 2018. Students eligible...
Geography & Environment rises six places in CUG league tables
Geography and Environment has moved up six places in the Complete University Guide’s league tables for 2019, giving us our highest-ever ranking of sixteenth. This comes on the back of our recent accreditation by the Royal Geographical Society (with IBG) for our undergraduate programmes, reflecting the commitment of our staff...
PhD student aims to make future of whisky watertight
A University of Aberdeen student is working with whisky producer Chivas Brothers as part of a research project aimed at combating the effects of climate change on distillery water resources.
Dr Lorna Philip gives evidence to "Digital Connectivity in Scotland" inquiry
The Scottish Affairs Committee at the House of Common are conducting an inquiry into Digital connectivity in Scotland. Dr Lorna Philip attended a meeting of the Committee on the 23rd January 2018. She gave evidence about the digital connectivity challenges faced by many residents and businesses based in rural area,...
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