Earth Sciences

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Environment - Earth Sciences - 29.10.2021
UCL at COP26: latest updates and expert comment
Climate experts from across UCL are at the COP26 UN climate summit in Glasgow as observers and delegation members, with teams of academics also monitoring and providing expert commentary from London.

Earth Sciences - Campus - 30.09.2021
David Price to step down as VP (Research, Innovation & Global Engagement) in 2022

Earth Sciences - Environment - 16.09.2021
EES launches new Geoscience for Sustainable Energy MSc course

Earth Sciences - Environment - 09.09.2021
Opinion: What aid workers can learn from the previous earthquake in Haiti

Environment - Earth Sciences - 27.08.2021
New maps forecast impacts of climate change
An estimated 1.2 billion of Scotland's buildings, transport infrastructure, cultural and natural heritage may be at risk of coastal erosion by 2050, according to new research.

Earth Sciences - Economics - 06.08.2021
Minor volcanic eruptions could 'cascade' into global catastrophe, experts warn
Minor volcanic eruptions could ’cascade’ into global catastrophe, experts warn
Researchers call for a shift in focus away from risks of "super-volcanic" eruptions and towards likelier scenarios of smaller eruptions in key global "pinch points" creating devastating domino effects.

Earth Sciences - 27.07.2021
Scientists call on more research to determine ’tipping point’ of supervolcanoes
Scientists say it is extremely challenging to try and predict when a supervolcano might erupt again due to the sheer diversity of events that have gone before.

Earth Sciences - 16.07.2021
Scientists record Earth’s ’pulse’ at the bottom of the ocean
A new UCL-led project deploying 50 highly sensitive seismometers on the floor of the Atlantic Ocean aims to fix a gap in our understanding of powerful movements deep within Earth's interior.

Environment - Earth Sciences - 09.07.2021
Exhibition explores the carbon cycle from space
Scientists from UCL are helping audiences to see how the earth 'breathes' and learn more about climate issues like the production and storage of CO2 in a virtual experience for this year's Royal Society Summer Science programme.

Astronomy / Space Science - Earth Sciences - 09.07.2021
Rare meteorite could hold secrets to life on Earth
Rare meteorite could hold secrets to life on Earth
Scientists are set to uncover the secrets of a rare meteorite and possibly the origins of oceans and life on Earth, thanks to Science and Technology Facilities Council (STFC) funding.

Earth Sciences - Environment - 29.06.2021
Green mining could pave the way to net zero and provide the metals we need for a sustainable future
Green mining could pave the way to net zero and provide the metals we need for a sustainable future
Oxford scientists show how green mining could pave the way to net zero and provide the metals we need for a sustainable future Scientists at the University of Oxford demonstrate how it is possible to

Earth Sciences - Environment - 01.06.2021
Online engagement event set to encourage Girls into Geoscience

Environment - Earth Sciences - 19.05.2021
Cardiff University academic receives top honour

Campus - Earth Sciences - 07.05.2021
Royal Society Fellowship honours
Royal Society Fellowship honours

Earth Sciences - Event - 04.05.2021
UofG geographer is honoured by Royal Geographical Society (with IBG)

Earth Sciences - 30.04.2021
Geoscientists Call for Action on Tackling Racial Inequity
An article published has highlighted the shocking under-representation of students from ethnic minority backgrounds in the Geosciences.

Environment - Earth Sciences - 26.04.2021
Close brush with death prompts world-leading glaciologist to pen memoir capturing epic lifelong battle to understand and save vanishing glaciers
Close brush with death prompts world-leading glaciologist to pen memoir capturing epic lifelong battle to understand and save vanishing glaciers

Earth Sciences - 22.04.2021
UCL students explore ancient rocks in virtual reality
UCL Earth Sciences students, unable to take part in their normal field-based classes due to the Covid-19 pandemic, are instead using virtual reality headsets to learn about Britain's oldest rocks from northwest Scotland.

Environment - Earth Sciences - 18.03.2021
Fellowship for UofG climate change researcher

Earth Sciences - 11.03.2021
Opinion: why we need to look back thousands of years to get better at predicting earthquakes
Ten years on from the earthquake which caused the Fukushima nuclear disaster, Dr Joanna Faure Walker (UCL Institute for Risk & Disaster Reduction) discusses the need for using geological data to help predict where earthquakes may happen in the future.

Environment - Earth Sciences - 13.01.2021
Wetland methane cycling increased during ancient global warming event
New research provides a stark warning of the need to address emissions from one of the most potent greenhouse gases - methane. Wetland methane cycling increased during a rapid global warming event 56 million years ago and could foreshadow changes the methane cycle will experience in the future, according to new research led by the University of Bristol.

Health - Earth Sciences - 15.12.2020
Opinion: How England’s complicated political geography is confusing coronavirus rules
The UK's geographical units were designed by different bodies for different purposes, meaning splitting the country into areas in order to apply different Covid-19 restrictions isn't as straightforward as it initially seems, explains Professor James Cheshire (UCL Geography).

Earth Sciences - 14.12.2020
Major Research Fellowships for UofG academics

Earth Sciences - 03.12.2020
Bamber Glacier named for Bristol Professor on 200th anniversary of Antarctica’s discovery

Environment - Earth Sciences - 21.10.2020
University of Glasgow joins SCCS partnership in climate action
Leading academics from the University of Glasgow have joined forces with SCCS, the UK's largest grouping of carbon capture and storage (CCS) scientists, to strengthen climate action through targeted r

Earth Sciences - Event - 01.10.2020
Geophysics research wins international award

Earth Sciences - 18.09.2020
Olympic costs are comparable to ’deep disasters’ like pandemics, earthquakes, tsunamis and war
New University of Oxford research reveals the causes of the consistently spiralling cost overruns associated with the Olympic Games and proposes that cities avoid hosting them altogether.

Life Sciences - Earth Sciences - 12.08.2020
Ancient North American reptiles lived on an island archipelago in South Wales
A recent study, led by the University of Bristol has uncovered fossils of dwarf reptiles that lived in South Wales 205 million years ago and were closely related to North American animals that lived 15 million years earlier.

Earth Sciences - Social Sciences - 08.07.2020
Engineers pioneer project to protect Nepal’s future generations from earthquakes
In 2015, a devastating earthquake in Nepal resulted in the loss of 9,000 lives, 3.5 million people left homeless and entire neighbourhoods flattened.

Earth Sciences - Environment - 25.06.2020
Opinion: Why the Anthropocene began with European colonisation and mass slavery
Professor Mark Maslin and Professor Simon Lewis (both UCL Geography) write about how colonisation marks the beginning of the Anthropocene, and how the origins of racism and climate emergency share common causes.

Earth Sciences - 24.06.2020
How water could trigger earthquakes and volcanoes

Earth Sciences - 17.06.2020
How earthquakes shape the landscape

Economics - Earth Sciences - 16.06.2020
Facebook awards funding to academic partnership led by City-REDI to research impact of the digital economy on regional inequalities

Paleontology - Earth Sciences - 29.05.2020
When Somerset lay beneath the sea
The evidence consists of limestone pebbles that carry borings made by molluscs as well as oysters. These pebbles were torn up from the underlying Carboniferous limestone which formed the basic landscape all over Somerset and across the Severn Estuary to South Wales.

Earth Sciences - 18.05.2020
Researchers to study ’DNA’ of Earth’s interior
An ambitious project set-up to map conditions underneath the surface of the Earth in unprecedented detail has been launched by scientists. Combining state-of-the-art technology with the latest high-performance computing, a UK team led by researchers at Cardiff University are aiming to create the very first 4D maps of the Earth's mantle - a huge layer of slowly moving rock that sits beneath our surface.

Environment - Earth Sciences - 29.04.2020
Analysis: Seabed fossils show the ocean is undergoing a change not seen for 10,000 years
Dr Peter Spooner (UCL Earth Sciences) shares what his team's study of deep-sea fossils reveals about the changes in ocean circulation, and how that has affected ecosystems in the Atlantic Ocean. Changes in ocean circulation may have caused a shift in Atlantic Ocean ecosystems not seen for the past 10,000 years, new analysis of deep-sea fossils has revealed.

Earth Sciences - Pedagogy - 23.04.2020
Imperial geoscientists complete UK’s first MSc virtual field trip

Environment - Earth Sciences - 22.04.2020
University of Bristol joins world-leading alliance to advance weather and climate science

Research Management - Earth Sciences - 04.03.2020
Durham subjects ranked among best in world

Earth Sciences - Environment - 30.01.2020
Exploring hidden Ice Age landscape in the English Channel
An ambitious survey of a former Ice Age landscape, which sits off the coast of Jersey in the English Channel seabed, is to be carried out on foot by a team of archaeologists led by UCL's Institute of Archaeology.

Environment - Earth Sciences - 03.01.2020
Sustainable supply of minerals and metals key to a low-carbon energy future
The global low-carbon revolution could be at risk unless new international agreements and governance mechanisms are put in place to ensure a sustainable supply of rare minerals and metals, a new academic study has warned.

Environment - Earth Sciences - 09.12.2019
Scientists call for urgent action to protect global groundwater
Governments and international committees must recognise the crucial contribution of groundwater to climate resilience and sustainable development, urges a group of international scientists and practitioners including from UCL.

Earth Sciences - Physics - 28.11.2019
11M academy to train next generation of geophysical engineers

Earth Sciences - Environment - 28.11.2019
Women in STEM: Fiona Llewellyn Beard
For Cambridge students For our researchers Business and enterprise Colleges and Departments Email and phone search Give to Cambridge Museums and collections Undergraduate Events and open days Fees an

Earth Sciences - 12.11.2019
Christmas and New Year mail arrangements
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Environment - Earth Sciences - 18.10.2019
Seven Questions with Hamnah Shakeel
This week we meet second-year BA Geography student Hamnah, who has been heavily involved with sustainability initiatives at UCL.

Earth Sciences - Event - 15.10.2019
Global research projects co-designed with experts in East Africa awarded UKRI funding
From helping schools improve earthquake mitigation plans, to enabling farmers to detect fish stocks and seasonal droughts, researchers are collaborating with regional partners in a bid to deliver strategic responses to prescient challenges. Three teams from the University of Bristol have been awarded a total of 800,383 from the UK Research and Innovation Global Challenges Research Fund (GCRF) , which aims to bolster innovation within the UK and developing countries by encouraging co-designed projects with practical applications that are mindful of local needs and sensitivities.

Earth Sciences - 20.09.2019
Bristol jumps up four places in Good University Guide 2020

Earth Sciences - 27.08.2019
Scientists gather to discuss Mineral Resources for a Green Future
This week the University of Glasgow is hosting the largest Mineral Deposit research meeting in Europe in 2019.

Earth Sciences - 18.07.2019
’Crystal clocks’ used to time magma storage before volcanic eruptions