National project raises profile of female geologists past and present
Plymouth University news: Two academics with links to the University of Plymouth have been invited to participate in a pioneering project which aims to bring two centuries of archaeology, geology and palaeontology to life
Scientists use satellite data to build detailed geological picture of remote landscapes
Scientists at the University of Plymouth have been awarded access to cutting edge data captured during the TanDEM-X satellite mission in order to gain a better understanding of our planet’s geomorphology
Scientists use a blender to reveal what’s in our smartphones
Scientists at the University of Plymouth blended an entire smartphone to dust before conducting a chemical analysis of the dissolved results to demonstrate why we should all take a keener interest in what is contained within everyday electrical items.
Did highest known sea levels create the iconic shape of Mount Etna?
After scientists revealed Mount Etna is slowly sliding into the Mediterranean Sea, research by Professor Iain Stewart from the University of Plymouth suggests the sea may have played a major role in the development of its iconic shape
Professor fronts BBC documentary on oil
Plymouth University news: Plymouth University’s Professor Iain Stewart is fronting a ground-breaking new BBC documentary series charting the history and influence of oil production
Earthquake faults may have played key role in shaping the culture of ancient Greece, study suggests
The Ancient Greeks may have built sacred sites deliberately on land affected by previous earthquake activity, according to a new study by BBC presenter Iain Stewart MBE, Professor of Geoscience Communication at the University of Plymouth
Student receives award for science communication
Plymouth University news: A Plymouth University student is to receive a prestigious national award in recognition of her work to proactively generate interest in geology and the sciences
Unexceptional flooding can cause significant erosion, study shows
Plymouth University news: Exceptionally large floods are not necessary to trigger the creation of gorges within hard rocks such as granite, according to a new study involving Plymouth University
Academic appointed to lead international Earth science research committee
Professor Antony Morris, from the School of Geography, Earth and Environmental Sciences at the University of Plymouth, has been appointed to chair the European Consortium for Ocean Research Drilling (ECORD) Science Support and Advisory Committee (ESSAC)
Could the Neolithic Revolution offer evidence of best ways to adapt to climate change?
The behaviour of the human population during the last intense period of global warming might offer an insight into how best to adapt to the current challenges posed by climate change, a study led by the University of Plymouth suggests
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