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The winners and losers of ocean acidification

Last updated on 26-Feb-15 10:01.

The winners and losers of ocean acidification

The population balance of some marine ‘pests' could be drastically changed as the world's oceans become increasingly acidic.

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Death of a dynamo – a hard drive from space

Last updated on 19-Feb-15 10:54.

Death of a dynamo - a hard drive from space

The dying moments of an asteroid’s magnetic field have been successfully captured by a research team led by Richard Harrison, in a study

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Additional PhD Studentships for 2015

Last updated on 11-Feb-15 15:26.

We have commercial funding for an additional 4 fully-funded PhD studentships to start in october 2015. 

Details of the projects can be viewed here; these projects have not previously been adverti

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Celebrating the 50th anniversary of 'Fitting the continents'

Last updated on 29-Jan-15 12:43.

Celebrating the 50th anniversary of ‘Fitting the continents'

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Geologists discover ancient buried canyon in South Tibet

Last updated on 11-Feb-15 15:27.

Geologists discover ancient buried canyon in South Tibet

 

A team of researchers from the UK, USA, Germany and China have discovered an ancient, deep canyon buried along the Yarlung Tsangpo River in south Tibet, north of the eastern end

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And now, the volcano forecast

Last updated on 24-Nov-14 10:14.

And now, the volcano forecast

 

Scientists are using volcanic gases to understand how volcanoes work, and as the basis of hazard-warning forecast system.

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The Department takes delivery of a new QEMSCAN

Last updated on 17-Oct-14 08:32.

Department takes delivery of a new QEMSCAN

On September 2nd the Department took delivery of a new QEMSCAN made by FEI- (Quantitative Evaluation of Minerals by S

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Monitoring Bárðarbunga

Last updated on 19-Feb-15 10:55.

Monitoring Bárðarbunga

 

A team of researchers, led by Professor Bob White, from the Department of Earth Sciences have recently returned from Iceland where, thanks to a bit of luck, they have

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Tim Holland - Fellow of Royal Society

Last updated on 08-Aug-14 09:38.

Fellow of the Royal Society

It is with warmest congratulations that we share the news of Tim Holland's  election as a Fellow of the Royal Society.

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The ICO Centre for Doctoral Training in Nuclear Energy

Last updated on 25-Feb-14 15:11.

The ICO Centre for Doctoral Training in Nuclear Energy is a joint venture between Imperial College,  Cambridge,  and the Open University that will provide 60-70 PhD studentships over 5 years to UK or EU qualified students.

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Video clips connected with the Department

Last updated on 15-Oct-13 22:39.

Video clips connected with the work in Cambridge Earth Sciences regularly appear on the University website.

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Richard Thomas’ film ‘Dan McKenzie and friends’, which looks at the early history of the theory of

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News stories on the University website

Last updated on 15-Oct-13 22:29.

Press releases connected with the work in Cambridge Earth Sciences regularly appear on the University website.

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QS World University Rankings 2013/14

Last updated on 02-May-14 11:43.

QS World University Rankings 2013/14

Cambridge Earth Sciences remains in the world top 5, this year we are ranked number 2 in the QS World University Rankings !  


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Last updated on 05-Mar-10 10:58