Leverhulme Award for Professor Holdsworth

Posted on 08 December 2017 Professor Clare Holdsworth has been awarded a Leverhulme Trust Major Research Fellowship award
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Palaeoenvironmental change in the Northwest Passage, Canada

Posted on 16 November 2017 Dr Anna Pieńkowski) visited the department last week to work with Dr Alix Cage and their MSc Geoscience Research student, Bethan Stephenson-Daws, on projects centered around late Quaternary environmental change in the Northwest Passage, Canadian Arctic Archipelago
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National Productivity Investment Fund Success

Posted on 13 November 2017 Ian Oliver awarded £85,000 for a NERC National Productivity Investment Fund (NPIF) case studentship
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Professor Simon Pemberton's Inaugural Lecture

Posted on 10 November 2017 Professor Simon Pemberton delivered his Inaugural Lecture on Monday 6th November
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LiDAR meets volcanoes

Posted on 03 November 2017 Dr Ralf Gertisser conducted fieldwork in Germany for a pilot study “Next-generation LiDAR: applications in volcanology”, using LiDAR instrument.
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Merapi book – Springer “Active Volcanoes of the World” book series

Posted on 03 November 2017 Dr Ralf Gertisser, with colleagues in Sweden, Germany and Indonesia, has been approached by Springer International Publishing AG to produce a book on Merapi volcano in Indonesia for its prestigious book series “Active Volcanoes of the World”
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Ralf Gertisser featured in volcano documentary

Posted on 02 October 2017 Dr Ralf Gertisser featured in a German TV production on the great eruption of Tambora volcano, Indonesia in 1815

Sarah Briggs - Symposium Presentation prizewinner

Posted on 02 October 2017 Sarah Briggs has had her undergraduate dissertation published in the launch edition of the Meliora International Journal of Student Sustainability Research
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Invited talk at the Goldschmidt Conference

Posted on 14 August 2017 Ralf Halama, lecturer in Igneous and Metamorphic Petrology, is giving an invited talk entitled “Nitrogen Transfer in Crustal Rocks” at this week’s Goldschmidt Conference in Paris.

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.
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NERC Ion Microprobe Facility Award for Keele staff

Posted on 23 June 2017 More facility time has been awarded to Keele Geology staff for work on in situ carbon and oxygen isotopes in calc-silicate crustal xenoliths from the Merapi volcano
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Awards for Alex Nobajas and Ian Wilshaw

Posted on 20 June 2017 Two GGE staff win student-led awards awarded by the Students' Union
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GGE Undergrads receive awards.

Posted on 15 June 2017 GGE Undergrads receive awards from the American Association of Petroleum Geologists (AAPG)

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.

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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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
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Dr Ian Stimpson interviewed on Mexican earthquake

Posted on 25 September 2017 Dr Ian Stimpson was interviewed live about the Mexican earthquake, reaching a global audience