PhD Student Megan O'Donnell to spend a week working in Lyon with school children conducting science workshops

PhD Student Megan O'Donnell to spend a week working in Lyon with French school children conducting science workshops in English.


Megan O’Donnell, a PhD Student in the School of Geosciences, will spend a week in the Lyon region of France in...

Published on : Fri, 16/11/2018
E3 DTP GeoEnergy students Jonny Scafidi and Fiona Todd win best presentation awards at ETP Conference.

Double whammy win for E3 DTP GeoEnergy students Jonny Scafidi and Fiona Todd at ETP annual conference


It was a double whammy win for Edinburgh GeoScience PhD students at the Energy Technology Partnership (ETP) annual conference in Glasgow on...

Published on : Tue, 13/11/2018
High availability of tobacco raises smoking rates in mothers-to-be.  Image credit: Getty Images

Women are more likely to smoke during pregnancy if they live in areas with lots of shops selling cigarettes, a study shows.


Pregnant women living in Scottish neighbourhoods with the highest availability of tobacco products are 70 per cent...

Published on : Mon, 12/11/2018
Amazon failing to keep up with climate change.  Image credit: Adriane Esquivel Muelbert

Scientists have assessed the impact of global warming on thousands of tree species across the Amazon.


The effects of climate change are altering the rainforest’s composition of tree species, but not quickly enough to keep up with the changing...

Published on : Thu, 08/11/2018
ECCI hosts world's biggest cleantech competition

The world’s largest green business ideas competition is being hosted in Scotland for the first time by the Edinburgh Centre for Carbon Innovation (ECCI).


The ClimateLaunchpad Global Grand Final will see start-ups from 45 countries compete to...

Published on : Thu, 01/11/2018
Funding success for the new E4 DTP, Edinburgh Earth, Ecology and Environment Doctoral Training Partnership.

Funding success for E4 DTP, Edinburgh Earth, Ecology and Environment Doctoral Training Partnership.  


The E4 Doctoral Training Partnership, led by the School of GeoSciences, has been successful in securing ongoing funding from the Natural...

Published on : Mon, 29/10/2018

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