Research News

GIS MSc graduates Livia Jakob and Miles McConville win 1st and 2nd Prize in ESRI contest.

Congratulations to Livia and Miles who entered the ESRI 2018 ‘Storytelling with Maps Contest’ and won 1st and 2nd place in the Culture, History, and Events category.

Geographical Information Science graduates Livia Jakob and Miles McConville win 1st and 2nd Prize in ESRI contest
Congratulations to Joshua Williams who received the John Glen Prize for Best Oral Presentation at the 2018 International Glaciological Society (IGS) meeting.
DTP E3 & Glaciology student Joshua Williams receiving the 2018 John Glen Prize for Best Oral Presentation at the IGS meeting in September.
Congratulations to Roseanne Clement who has been awarded the IASPEI Early Career Award and Best Oral Presentation at ESC 2018.
PhD Student, Roseanne Clement, wins the IASPEI Early Career Award at ESC 2018
The School of GeoSciences took part in a successful Doors Open Day event on Saturday 29th September, welcoming over 355 visitors to the Grant Institute. 
Doors open day activities on Saturday 29th September
5-year experiment aims to shed new light on the status of the world’s tropical forests and how they are changing in response to human activities.
Researchers will extrapolate landscape plot data using a 3.3 m wingspan UAV with LiDAR sensor. Credit: Iain McNicol
Plants in the Arctic are growing taller because of climate change, according to new research from a global scientific collaboration led by the School of GeoSciences.
Taller plants moving into Arctic because of climate change.  Image credit: Dr A Bjorkman
Experts are joining forces to tackle challenges facing the world’s forests, which are under increasing pressure from changing climates and growing demand for resources.
Forest experts ensure policy makers can see the wood for the trees. Credit: Jaboury Ghazoul
Congratulations to Sian Henley who was awarded the Woodward Fellowship of the UK's Challenger Society for Marine Science

Sian Henley, from the School of GeoSciences, has been awarded the Woodward Fellowship of the UK's Challenger Society for Marine Science.

Sian receiving her award from Challenger Society President, Professor Robert Upstill-Goddard and Honorary Life Member Malcolm Woodward
Carbogenics celebrate winning the top award at Converge Challenge 2018.

The leading award at the competition – the Converge Challenge 2018 – was won by Carbogenics, a spinout company founded by Dr Jan Mumme of the School of Geosciences.

Carbogenics win the Converge Challenge 2018 Award at the Innovation Awards
Researchers from the University’s School of GeoSciences have been awarded a NERC Urgency Research Grant to undertake a project aimed at reducing volcanic risk around Fuego volcano in Guatemala, which recently erupted.
Interdisciplinary project will help to bridge knowledge gaps and reduce risk around Guatemalan Fuego volcano.  Credit: Alistair Langmuir

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