Research News

Researcher from School of GeoSciences presents evidence to Cross Party Groups on Health Inequalities and Improving Scotland’s Health: 2021 and beyond
Motion lodged at Scottish Parliament to recognise Research from School of GeoSciences
Edinburgh GeoSciences will be hosting the International Symposium “Foraminifera in a Changing World” in Edinburgh, 17-22 June 2018, at the John McIntyre Conference Centre (JMCC) and South Hall (Pollock Halls campus, University of Edinburgh).
Edinburgh GeoSciences will be hosting the International Symposium “Foraminifera in a Changing World” in Edinburgh, 17-22 June 2018
A flagship strategy for helping to end hunger while protecting biodiversity is having limited success in low and middle-income countries, a study involving Edinburgh GeoScientists has found.
Intensive farming has limited success, study finds
Directors Dr Jan Mumme and Franziska Srocke from the School of GeoSciences celebrate their win last night at the Inspire Launch Grow Awards 2018

The University of Edinburgh’s innovation management service; Edinburgh Innovations helps to inspire, launch and grow enterprises. LAUNCH.ed is a big part of that. 

Carbogenics Director Dr Jan Mumme
A technology developed to store carbon dioxide emissions deep underground is likely to be effective for thousands of years, research shows.
CO2 storage safe in the long term, study shows.  Image credit: Stephanie Flume
A leading volcanologist from the University's School of GeoSciences is working with authorities in Guatemala to produce a crisis hazard map in the wake of the Fuego volcano eruption.
Volcán de Fuego, taken 8th June 2018. Image credit: Conred Guatemala CC BY-NC-ND 2.0
ECCI, a partner institute of the School of GeoSciences, has been granted the funding to deliver start-up support programmes and two new projects which aim to drive systemic change for a low carbon future.

It will also go towards funding ECCI’s role as a climate and low carbon hub.

ECCI has been awarded more than £600,000 by EU innovation agency Climate-KIC to deliver low carbon projects and business support programmes in 2018.
Dr Lara Kalnins and colleagues from the University of Tasmania, University of Sydney, University of Glasgow, and James Cook University will board Australia’s oceanic research vessel Investigator in August 2019.
Scientists to board Australia’s research vessel Investigator. Image credit: CSIRO
ClimateXChange, Scotland’s centre of expertise connecting climate change research and policy, has received total funding of nearly £2 million for the next 12 months.
Increased funding for ClimateXChange
Former Edinburgh Geomorphology PhD student Ed Baynes, who graduated in 2016, has won this year's Dick Chorley Award of the British Society for Geomorphology.

The Dick Chorley Award is given for an outstanding published paper based on PhD research, where the nominee is the first author, and recipients must be within 4 years of their PhD award.

Former Edinburgh Geomorphology PhD student Ed Baynes wins this year's Dick Chorley Award