University start-up wins £60,000 BP Technology Prize through TechX Accelerator Programme
A University start-up has scooped a £60,000 award after participating in a programme backed by the Oil and Gas Technology Centre (OGTC) that aims to bring about 'transformational change' in the North Sea energy industry.
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...
Job opportunity: Researcher in seafood sustainability, traceability & labelling
The School of Geosciences (Geography) is currently advertising for a Postdoctoral Research Assistant / Fellow. The purpose of the post is to manage and deliver the requirements of an international European research project into seafood sustainability, traceability and labelling in the Atlantic region (SEA-TRACES). The post will support the lead...
Temporary lectureship (12 months) available in Geology
The Department of Geology and Petroleum Geology is seeking an enthusiastic individual to join the team for 12 months
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...
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...
Geosciences PhD student wins BP Prize at the Tectonic Studies Group annual meeting
Adam Cawood, a University of Aberdeen and NERC CDT PhD student has won the BP Prize for best overall student contribution to the Tectonic Studies Group annual meeting 2018. Adam won the prize for eRocK, a project co-founded with his PhD supervisor, Dr Clare Bond, that provides virtual outcrops and...
Funded PhD opportunity: Monitoring volcanoes: from rock to response
About the project The proposed research programme addresses the issue of how much the integration of volcano-led geophysical imaging techniques may improve hazard assessment and mitigation in inhabited areas. The successful PhD candidate will develop challenging research developed at the boundary between Geo- and Social Sciences, with particular focus on hazard,...
Expedition aims to answer how far beneath the Earth can life survive
A geologist from the University of Aberdeen is taking part in an ocean expedition that aims to discover how far beneath the Earth life can survive.
University to host major international seismology conference
The University of Aberdeen is hosting a major international conference on seismic imaging that will open in Aviemore this weekend.