'Flammable ice' discovery offers up clue to life on other planets
Scientists studying so-called 'flammable ice' in the Sea of Japan have made a startling discovery - the existence of life within microscopic bubbles.
Winter Graduations 2019
Congratulations to the Class of 2019!
June 2019 PhD Newsletter now available
Issue 3 of the School of Geosciences' PhD newsletter is now available. Showcasing the many activities and achievements of our postgraduate students, the newsletter is a great representation of our active and thriving PhD programme. The newsletter is available here.
Summer 2019 Geosciences Graduation
Summer 2019 graduation ceremonies for the School of Geosciences took place on 17 June, followed by a reception and prize-giving ceremony. The School offers warm congraulations to all of our graduates! School of Geosciences Prizes, 2018-2019: Archaeology: Best Archaeology Dissertation: Veronica Lee Best Fourth Year Archaeology Student: Sesilia Niehaus Distinguished Achievement at Level 4 Archaeology:...
Call for Applications: Beatrice Anna Percival Memorial Prize in Geology & Petroleum Geology
Beatrice Anna Percival Memorial Prize in Geology & Petroleum Geology School of Geosciences Are you an undergraduate student in Geology & Petroleum Geology who loves sport? The Beatrice Anna Percival Prize in Geology & Petroleum Geology is available to undergraduate students in Geology & Petroleum Geology within the School of Geosciences. The prize is...
Petroleum Experts donate over 1 million pounds in software licences
The School of Geosciences is pleased to announce that Petroleum Experts have provide the University of Aberdeen with £1,334,160 worth of software licences for staff and students to access their IPM and Move suite of programs. This donation allows users of the software to undertake research projects in structural geology and...
Apply now for QUADRAT-funded PhD opportunities (UK/EU students)
The University of Aberdeen and Queen's University Belfast are bringing together their environmental research and teaching centres of excellence to deliver a unique PhD opportunity for 100 students based both in Biological Sciences and in Geosciences. The programme, Queen's University Belfast & University of Aberdeen Doctoral Research and Training (QUADRAT),...
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...