Wold-reknowned geologists on Arran

Wold-reknowned geologists on Arran

The joint workshop on the Isle of Arran with researchers from the Institut de Physique du Globe in Paris (IPGP) and School of Earth and Environmental Sciences, University of St Andrews made the headlines of the Arran Banner  

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Ammonium fertilised early life on Earth

Ammonium fertilised early life on Earth

A team of international scientists, led by the University of St Andrews (Dr Aubrey Zerkle, School of Earth & Environmantal Sciences), has demonstrated a new source of food for early life on the planet...more The study was supported by Natural Environment Research...

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Well done Charlotte!

Well done Charlotte!

Third year BSc (Hons) Geology student Charlotte Barlow has won second prize in the Alex Richardson Award.  This is a remarkable acheivement as the Alex Richard Award is given by the Spanish Dept to student’s whose research elevates some aspect of Spain and/or Spanish...

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Well done Eloise!

Well done Eloise!

A hearty congratulations to Eloise Littley, a SEES 3rd year postgraduate research student, who was selected as one of only six Early Career Science Ambassadors for the European Association of Geochemistry.

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Geological Society announce new committee

Geological Society announce new committee

Following the University of St Andrews' Geological Society AGM held on Tuesday 12 March 2019, new committee members for 2019-2020 are: President: Lucy Mathieson Vice-President: Grace Nielson Treasurer: Abi Robinson Secretary: Jen Neil Publicity Rep: Kelly Varnell...

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Well done Stella!

Well done Stella!

Many congratulations to our 3rd year student Stella Linnekogel, who was a runner up of “The Ivor Tupper Fund of the Geologists’ Association” award.

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Discovery solves decades old mystery of ice age CO2 change

Discovery solves decades old mystery of ice age CO2 change

Antarctic Ocean CO2 helped end the ice age A team of scientists has shown that rapid CO2 release from the ocean around Antarctica helped end the last ice age. The findings published in Nature (Thursday 25 October), found that CO2 was stored in the deep Southern Ocean...

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Earth’s great oxidation archived in salt

Earth’s great oxidation archived in salt

Decades of careful geologic study by Russian geologists (and our own Professor Tony Prave) identified 2-billion-year-old rocks that contained evidence for minerals formed from the evaporation of ancient seawater. These rocks are in the Karelia region of Russia and...

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Donald and Colin celebrate 40 years service each!

Donald and Colin celebrate 40 years service each!

On Wednesday 31 January 2018, staff from Schools of Earth and Environmental Sciences and Geography and Sustainable Development joined Donald Herd and Colin Cameron in celebrating 40 years service each. Donald has been with EES for 40 years and Colin has 40 years within the University.

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