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February 2009 - NERC has recently announced that it will fund the direct measurement and sampling of Subglacial Lake Ellsworth. More news on this will follow when full details are announced. The full story on Lake Ellsworth can be found at this site: Ellsworth
Martin Siegert is the Head of the School of GeoSciences at The University of Edinburgh, which he joined in August 2006. He joined the Bristol Glaciology Centre as a lecturer in January, 1999 and became its Director in 2005. He read Geological Geophysics at the University of Reading between 1986 and 1989, and later undertook his Ph.D. at the Scott Polar Research Institute, University of Cambridge from 1990 to 1993. During 1994 he remained in Cambridge, working as a Post-Doctoral Research Assistant. He was a lecturer in the Centre for Glaciology, University of Wales, Aberystwyth, between 1994 and 1998.
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In 2002 Martin was awarded a Philip Leverhulme prize "for outstanding young scholars who have made a substantial contribution to their particular field of study".
In 2007 Martin was elected as a Fellow of the Royal Society of Edinburgh
Martin is an Associate Editor of the Journal of Geophysical Research (2001-present). Details of the journal are available here
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