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Doctoral researcher wins award at 2018 European Geosciences Union General Assembly

Doctoral researcher wins award at 2018 European Geosciences Union General Assembly
Description
Doctoral researcher Emma Dunne has won an Outstanding Student Poster and PICO (OSPP) Award for her poster presentation at the 2018 European Geosciences Union (EGU) General Assembly.
Date:
22/06/2018

Leverhulme Research Fellow wins Hugh Miller Writing Competition

Leverhulme Research Fellow wins Hugh Miller Writing Competition
Description
Leverhulme Research Fellow Dr Thomas Halliday is the prose winner of the 2017–2018 Hugh Miller Writing Competition.
Date:
22/06/2018

Green streets can cut pollution

Green streets can cut pollution
Description
The creation of "green walls" in urban areas could cut pollution by up to 30%, scientists have suggested.
Date:
20/06/2018

New paper published in Proceedings of the Royal Society B

New paper published in Proceedings of the Royal Society B
Description
Former PhD student and current research associate Martin Ezcurra and Richard Butler have published a new paper in Proceedings of the Royal Society B
Date:
20/06/2018

Doctoral Researcher wins Publication Award

Doctoral Researcher wins Publication Award
Description
GEES doctoral researcher Emma Dunne has won the 2018 Michael K. O'Rourke Best PhD Publication Award for the College of Life and Environmental Sciences
Date:
20/06/2018

Twenty-five years since Jurassic Park

Twenty-five years since Jurassic Park
Description
"Have palaeontologists actually come any closer to reviving dinosaurs today?" The answer is a clear "No" and also a clear "Yes".
Date:
13/06/2018

Nano-childhoods - assessing the exposure of children to tiny man-made materials, including plastics, from infancy to adulthood

Nano-childhoods - assessing the exposure of children to tiny man-made materials, including plastics, from infancy to adulthood
Description
You are what you eat' has long been an adage and call to eat fresh, home-made rather than processed foods, but with recent reports of microplastics contamination of global sea salt, bottled waters and even household dust, this can now be extended to what you eat, drink, touch and breathe, or simply 'you are what you are exposed to!
Date:
08/06/2018

Using cutting-edge technology to protect rivers against climate change

Using cutting-edge technology to protect rivers against climate change
Description
Dr Stephen Dugdale and Professor David Hannah discuss how cutting-edge technology can be used to help preserve the UK's valuable rivers for future generations.
Date:
25/05/2018
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