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Researchers develop guidelines to reduce the risk of minor earthquakes during hydraulic fracturing

Posted on 28 June 2017 Keele University researchers are advising on new safety guidelines for hydraulic fracturing to help prevent minor earthquakes.

SHEER 2nd Annual Meeting & Stakeholders Conference

Posted on 13 June 2017 Stakeholders from industry, regulators and academia attended the “SHEER: Shale Oil & Gas – Risk Management & Mitigation” conference in Blackpool on 7th June, organised by Rachel Westwood, Sam Toon and Glenda Jones from the School of Geography, Geology and the Environment.
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NERC facility grant awarded to Ralf Halama

Posted on 13 June 2017 Dr Ralf Halama is travelling to the NERC Ion Microprobe facility in Edinburgh after the award of a £ 15,626 grant to study boron isotopes in metamorphic rocks from subduction zones.
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Daniel Allen - Otter protection in the U.K.

Posted on 24 February 2017 Dr Daniel Allen, a Teaching Fellow in Human Geography, is making a wider impact as Media and Policy Advisor for the UK Wild Otter Trust.
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Thermokarst Landsystems Working Group meeting

Posted on 30 January 2017 Richard Waller attended the inaugural meeting of a research group focusing on the examination of thermokarst landsystems in Northwest Canada.
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Keele Petrology Group presenting their research at VMSG conference

Posted on 12 January 2017 Several members of the Keele Petrology Group were presenting their research at the Annual Meeting of the Volcanic and Magmatic Studies Group (VMSG) at the University of Liverpool. Adam

Dave Emley awarded British Empire Medal

Posted on 03 January 2017 Dave Emley, a former geology technician at Keele, has been awarded the British Empire Medal in the New Year Honours list for services to higher education and natural history.
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Highly cited paper published in Journal of Volcanology and Geothermal Research

Posted on 21 December 2016 A paper co-authored by GGE staff member Ralf Gertisser is is one of the 5 most highly cited papers in the Journal of Volcanology and Geothermal Research during 2014, 2015 and up until June 2016
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Welcoming Peter Knight as guest blogger for Solutions

Posted on 21 December 2016 Peter Knight guests as blogger for "Solutions"
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Professor Simon Pemberton

Posted on 19 December 2016 Simon Pemberton of GGE is awarded a personal Chair