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Welcome to SAGES

SAGES pools world-leading expertise in geoscience and environmental science from across Scotland’s research base, creating an multi-disciplinary alliance at the forefront of earth and environmental research. We are a partnership between the Universities of Aberdeen, Abertay, Dundee, Edinburgh, Glasgow, St Andrews, Stirling, SAMS UHI, SUERC, and the West of Scotland. To find out more about SAGES download our Executive summary.


SAGES Annual Science Meeting 2016

The SAGES Annual Science Meeting 2016 will be held at SAMS on 22 & 23 August 2016.

SAGES is entering a new phase, this event marks a good opportunity to rekindle or start new research collaborations across the alliance. View the event agenda .

SAGES Brexit statement NEW!

Please read the SAGES Brexit statement here.

SAGES Directors vision of the 2nd phase of SAGES

The SAGES Director has already visited several of our partner institutes where he presented the vision and aims of SAGES, to find out more about the 2nd phase of SAGES view his presentation

SAGES Open call for Fora

Please find attached an announcement of opportunity to propose SAGES Research Fora - focused special interest groups which, on approval, will receive financial support from SAGES. Refer to our announcement of opportunity for details.

SAGES+ Twitter account

SAGES has joined TWITTER,

Funding opportunities

The recent call for SAGES applications for Pools Engagement in European Research (PEER) and Postdoctoral & Early Career Researcher Exchanges (PECRE) funding is now closed. Applications are currently being reviewed by our Research & Innovation Committee, applicants with receive outcome notification by 31 July 2016 details will be published within the News area of the website.

Membership of SAGES

Would you like to become a SAGES member? Click on the "Join SAGES" menu for membership criteria and application process.

Upcoming events

Events to follow

See the Events section for details.

Graduate School news

Graduate School Convenor NEW!

SAGES is pleased to announce Dr John Howe of SAMS has been appointed the new Graduate School Convenor. He will take over from Professor Bill Austin (St Andrews) on 01 June 2016. We would like to thank Bill for his great work with the school over the years, and welcome John into this key role for SAGES. Find out more about Dr Howe in our Graduate school News section.


Check the Opportunities section for new vacancies, latest post November 2014.