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Dr Helen Glanville, Dr Antonia Law, and Dr Alix Cage write for The Conversation UK

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Professor Chris Fogwill and Professor Chris Turney write for The Conversation UK.

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As part of the SEND project at Keele University, this is an exciting opportunity to undertake a paid three-month project and is suitable for a graduate studying at Keele University. This opportunity is open to both UK and International researchers.

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A Keele University lecturer campaigning for a new law governing pet thefts has presented his petition to a Parliamentary committee, which has now recommended that the law be changed.

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A new study led by Keele University has highlighted the crucial role that sea ice across the Southern Ocean played in controlling atmospheric carbon dioxide levels during times of past climate change, and could provide a critical resource for developing future climate change models.

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Keele University is to host its first virtual open day of 2020 on Saturday 20 June, giving prospective students the opportunity to tour the University from the comfort of their own home.

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Little is known about the ecological implications of high-magnitude, low frequency jökulhlaup events in proglacial systems. This study highlights how kettle lakes produced by jökulhlaups in proglacial areas create short-lived ecosystems. and increase biodiversity.

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More than 10 years of data collected by Keele University experts will help forensic teams find missing people, solve cold cases, and prosecute murderers by optimising their investigation techniques.

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Research carried out by scientists at Keele University, the University of Manchester and University College Dublin has shed new light on how precious metals - over ten times rarer than gold - are concentrated in igneous rocks.

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Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) from Keele’s research and teaching laboratories has been made available to the frontline NHS workers who are responding to the coronavirus pandemic.

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Professor Clare Holdsworth writes for The Conversation UK.

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New research at Keele University has revealed the impact of climate on glacier erosion rates and the significant connections between climate change, glacier behaviour, and the formation of landscapes.

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Researchers have warned that increasing ocean temperatures could trigger a dramatic rise in sea levels, after uncovering evidence of a similar event more than 100,000 years ago.

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Professor Chris Fogwill, Keele University; Professor Chris Turney, UNSW, and Zoë Thomas, UNSW write for The Conversation UK.

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A Keele professor has been working with a Staffordshire local authority to train councillors on the best ways to tackle climate change.

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GGE's Louis Howell was awarded the 2019 'Oustanding Student Poster' Award at the annual British Sedimentological Research Group meeting.

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GGE PhD Student Andy Mitten has been informed that he has been awarded the prestigious "Outstanding Poster Presentation" at the annual AAPG Conference

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We are again running a NERC-funded 5-day residential 'geophysical skills development for environmental scientists' course

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KeeleGGE PhD student Charlotte Priddy of the BDRG Research Grouphas just had her 2nd research paper accepted for publication

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Matthew Harris writes for The Conversation UK.

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Professor Peter Styles writes for The Conversation UK.

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The impact of glaciers on human culture, science and imagination has been chronicled in a new book by a Keele academic.

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Dr Deirdre McKay writes for The Conversation UK.

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A marine life study on the New Zealand sub-Antarctic islands will assess how climate change and overfishing threaten the Southern Ocean’s ecosystems.

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Dog theft has a devastating impact on people and families and is a known gateway to animal cruelty and extortion. Yet very few criminals get caught, let alone charged.

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Keele University is celebrating a new partnership with one of Indonesia’s top-tier research universities which will create new opportunities for research collaboration.

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Keele University’s Professor Zoe Robinson has been shortlisted for ‘Most Innovative Teacher of the Year’ at the national Times Higher Education Awards 2019

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The petrologists Dr Ralf Halama and Dr Ralf Gertisser are studying enigmatic rocks from a volcano in Armenia

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GGE hosts students Nuffield Foundation student placement scheme

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A number of GGE staff members were successful in securing funding or deferred funding in the TIPS this year.

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NERC Isotope Geosciences Facilities grant awarded to Ralfs Gertisser and Halama

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With partners from PlasticFreeNantwich, Keele’s Hacking Plastic team set up their Subversive Plasticity exhibition for a week at St Mary's Church in nantwich

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A global research group has developed a new approach to improve future predictions of climate in Antarctica and have warned that current projections may be questionable.

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The hotly-debated issue of how volcanoes contribute to atmospheric carbon dioxide (CO2) levels is a step closer to being understood thanks to a research team led by Keele scientists.

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A team of scientists led by researchers from Keele University (UK) show that CO2 is efficiently liberated from limestones by volcanic activity and released into the atmosphere.

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Cerys Jones, GGE Professional Services staff member, represented the Front of House Volunteers of the New Vic Theatre, Staffordshire, at Buckingham Palace in May.

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Keele University is one of the only UK partner institutions of a €31 million pan-European research infrastructure project - The European Plate Observing System (EPOS) - which facilitates integrated use of data, data products, and facilities from distributed research infrastructures for solid Earth science in Europe.

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Three academics from the School were involved in the highly successful #PintofScience global event being held this week

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New state-of-the-art science facilities at Keele University have been officially opened by renowned broadcaster Sir David Attenborough today.

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the research paper received 6,345 article views in 2018, placing it as one of the top 100 read Earth science papers for Scientific Reports in 2018.

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House of Lords Science and Technology Committee's Forensic Science Enquiry report emerges with help from GGE staff

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Keele University has joined the Government and other institutions to become one of the first UK universities to declare a ‘climate emergency’, reaffirming its position and commitment to being a world-leader in sustainability.

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Climate change iten for The Coversation

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A Keele University lecturer has been helping Nantwich cut down on its plastic waste alongside a local action group.

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research article received 1,150 article views in 2018, placing it as one of the top 100 read Earth science papers for Scientific Reports in 2018.

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Dr Sharon George interviewed live on BBC Radio 4's PM programme

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A study has examined a 2000-year history of greenhouse gases in the world’s atmosphere, providing key data for taking action to tackle climate change.

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Sharon George, Lecturer in Environmental Science, Keele University and Carolyn Roberts, Entrepreneur in Residence, Mercia Centre for Innovation Leadership write for The Comversation UK.

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Partnership between Keele and the University of Liberal Arts Bangladesh (ULAB)

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Criminal Police investigations use geoscience investigations to assist them to better understand how to locate and characterise illegally dumped waste

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GGE launch an Undergraduate Research Opportunities Programme

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Sharon George and Deirdre McKay write for The Conversation UK.

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IS-EPOS Platform Training took place as a Workshop at Keele University on 10 January 2019

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Special Issue of Geological Magazine has been published, edited by Dr Guido Meinhold, Lecturer in Geology at Keele University.

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Clare Holdsworth, Professor of Social Geography, writes for The Conversation UK.

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GGE postgrad Ben wins BGA award

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Sharon George writes for The Conversation UK.

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GGE's own Zoe Robinson has been promoted to Professor, and congratulations from all to Zoe in what is an exceptionally well deserved promotion.

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Dr Jamie Pringle (GGE) has just returned from a 2-day joint Near-Surface Geophysics and Forensic Geoscience Special Interest Group Conference

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Geoscientists from Keele University have been working with the police to assist with the investigation of environmental crimes, such as illegal waste dumps.

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Sharon George, Keele University and Matt Edgeworth, University of Leicester write for The Conversation UK.

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Ben Davenward, GGE PhD, has been competitively awarded the 2018 Postgraduate Fieldwork Fund from the Near-Surface Geophysics Group

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A public outreach 'Scientific Legacy of WW1' event was held on Saturday 15th September

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Dr Deirdre McKay has been elected as Chair of the Association of Southeast Asian Studies in the UK.

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Peter Styles, Professor Emeritus in Geophysics and Jamie Pringle, Senior Lecturer in Engineering and Environmental Geosciences write for The Conversation UK.

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Rebecca Laycock Pedersen, Keele University and David P. M. Lam, Leuphana University write for The Conversation UK.

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New research has found that changes in North Atlantic Ocean circulation at the end of the last ice age triggered a considerable increase in Greenland Ice Sheet melt.

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Keele University scientists have discovered a road created by the Knights Templar after the recent heatwave exposed the long-hidden foundations.

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Sharon George, Keele University, writes for The Conversation UK.

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Richard Waller visits the Garvellach islands in Western Scotland.

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Jamie Pringle and team involved in Channel 4 collaboration on the Black Death.

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Best poster for MSc Geoscience Research student, Anna-Marie Jones

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Keele Excellence Award for Cerys!

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Professor Emeritus of Geophysics, Peter Styles has compiled a report on fracking and its relationship to historic coal mining which has been delivered to Parliament.

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Ashley Murphy, PhD Researcher writes for The Conversation UK.

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Dr Alix Cage at The Arctic University of Norway.

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A study by an international research team, co-authored by Keele's Dr Ralf Gertisser, shows how Santorini looked like before the Minoan eruption.

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Dr Ian Oliver has a week-long Erasmus+ visit to University College Dublin (UCD), Ireland, for a teaching and research exchange.

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The international team of geoscientists including GGE's Dr Ralf Halama, investigated metamorphic rocks that act as recorders of processes deep down in the Earth’s interior.

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Alexandre Nobajas, Lecturer in Human Geography and GIS writes for The Conversation UK.

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Sharon George, Lecturer in Environmental Science writes for The Conversation UK.

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Sharon George and Deirdre McKay write for The Conversation UK.

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Alexandre Nobajas, Lecturer in Human Geography and GIS writes for The Conversation UK.

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NERC-funded 'Industrial Geophysics Course for Environmental Scientists' runs at Keele in January

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An international research team, including Professor Christopher Fogwill from Keele University, has pinpointed a new geological age, the Anthropocene.

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Daniel Allen, Animal Geographer, Keele University writes for The Conversation UK.

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Dr Guido Meinhold co-authored a study which presents the first findings of coesite (high-pressure polymorph of silica) inclusions in detrital mineral grains.

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Dr Deirdre McKay and Dr Eva Giraud wrote for The Conversation UK.

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Dave Emley, of the School of Geology, Geography and the Environment, received an Honorary Doctorate from the University at the Awards Ceremony on January 18th.

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Dr Sharon George and Dr Deirdre McKay write for The Conversation UK.

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Daniel Allen, Animal Geographer writes for The Conversation UK.

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Ralf Gertisser, Senior Lecturer in Mineralogy and Petrology, Keele University; Katie Preece, Research Associate in Volcanology, University of Glasgow, and Sylvain Charbonnier, Assistant Professor in Volcanology, University of South Florida write for The Conversation UK.

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