Give GeoBus a birthday present!

GeoBus – our Earth Sciences outreach and education vehicle – just passed some major milestones, celebrating its 5th birthday, and reaching over 50,000 pupils, an achievement recently recognised by local MP Stephen Gethins.  Teaching Earth Sciences in... read more

New MSc in Mineral Resource announced!

The School of Earth and Environmental Sciences is very excited to announce the launch of our new MSc in Mineral Resources. The degree has been designed in close collaboration with professionals from the minerals industry and provides first-hand experience using... read more

GeoBus Reaches 50,000 Pupil Milestone

Tuesday 15th November, started out as just another day for the GeoBus team, setting up in Perth Academy to teach our popular earthquakes workshop. It wasn’t just any old day, however, as one of the 28 pupils that took part in the second period class marked the... read more

Expedition Report – South Greenland

During the summer, the St. Andrews SoS RARE team (Prof Adrian Finch and Nicky Horsburgh), joined by Dr Will Hutchison (HiTech AlkCarb, also St. Andrews University) undertook a fieldtrip to South Greenland to investigate alkaline magma chamber roof zones to gain... read more

Successful Mining Institute of Scotland Student Seminar

The Mining Institute of Scotland Trust (MIS Trust) held their 5th annual student seminar on the evening of 29th September. The seminar was a great success with many students and staff attending. Ian Merchant, Principal Materials Engineer at Technip (Offshore... read more

2 New Faculty Positions in Earth Sciences

  The Department of Earth and Environmental Sciences invites applications for two positions, one at Professorial level and the other at Lectureship level. We are seeking outstanding individuals who address fundamental questions about Earth System behaviour and... read more