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Global climate change targets are unlikely to be met because of delays in changes to land use, Edinburgh researchers say.
Global climate change targets are unlikely to be met because of delays in changes to land use, Edinburgh researchers say.
AWG Enhance Award for Rachel 

Professor Rachel Wood has been awarded with the '2018 Enhance Award' from The Association for Women Geoscientists (AWG).

Rachel receives this award in recognition of her work to enhance her research field as well as the future careers of female scientists from diverse backgrounds. 

AWG Enhance Award for Professor Rachel Wood
Innovation in Education Award for China-UK Low Carbon College
LCC Dean Ed Craig collecting the Innovation in Education Award
Carbon dioxide emissions can be captured and securely stored in underground rocks, even if geological faults are present, research has confirmed.
Carbon dioxide emissions can be captured and securely stored in underground rocks, even if geological faults are present, research has confirmed.
Unique moment in the history of science for SI-system 
L to R: Professor Geoffrey Boulton; A replica of Le Grand K, the international weight that defines a kilogram; and the new base units of the SI.
UKRI GCRF Multi-Hazard Urban Disaster Risk Transitions Hub

The School will lead a new £20 million UKRI GCRF Multi-hazard Urban Disaster Risk Transitions Hub aimed at reducing disaster risk for the poor in tomorrow’s cities.  The Hub will coordinate research and policy teams in Kathmandu, Istanbul, Nairobi and Quito, supported by UK and international scientists. 

School of GeoSciences to pioneer new Urban Disaster Risk Hub
Tue, 22/01/2019
UKRI GCRF One Ocean Hub

Researchers from Edinburgh’s School of GeoSciences will be members of the UKRI GCRF’s new ‘One Ocean Hub’. This ambitious new Hub brings together partners from the UK, South Africa, Namibia, Ghana, Fiji and Solomon Islands to tackle the crisis facing our oceans.

Diverse cold-water coral reef habitat from the Logachev Mounds, Rockall Bank (NE Atlantic). Credit: J Murray Roberts, Changing Oceans Expedition 2012
UKRI GCRF South Asian Nitrogen Hub 
School of GeoSciences will help create new UKRI GCRF South Asian Nitrogen Hub
The School of GeoSciences will pioneer a new £20M UKRI GCRF Multi-Hazard Urban Disaster Risk Transitions Hub
School of GeoSciences to pioneer new UKRI GCRF Multi-Hazard Urban Disaster Risk Transitions Hub
Rocks in the seabed off the UK coast could provide long-term storage locations for renewable energy production, new research suggests.
North Sea rocks could act as renewable energy stores, study finds

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