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Outreach Event: I’m a Scientist, Get me out of here!

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2015-06-outreach

Prof Lidunka Vočadlo will be joining the Extreme Force Zone to answer students’ questions. Event runs: 15 -26th of June.

Linking genetic and fossil data of marine zooplankton

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Chris Poole

UCL PhD student Chris Poole and Prof. Bridget Wade co-author a paper in PLoS ONE linking genetic and fossil data of marine zooplankton (planktonic foraminifera).

GSA's classic papers

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Liz Gaunt, our resent PhD graduate, is making an impact in social media with her latest GSA paper.

Soapbox Science 2015 - bringing Sciences to the People

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Amy Edgington is representing UCL in this outreach event that promotes women scientists and the science they do. “Atoms: A Window into Space

Job Opportunity - Research Associates level.

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2015-05-14-jobs

Applications are invited for Research Associate in Computational and Experimental Mineral Physics.

The riddle of Earth’s magnetic core

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2015-05-Cohen

Fundamental physics solves the missing link in metal physics to explain Earth's magnetic field.

Resistance caused by electrons bouncing off each other in Earth’s molten iron core is essential to explain how the planet’s protective magnetic field is generated, say researchers at UCL, the Carnegie Institution for Science and Rutgers University, USA.

Alumnus Summer Party

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End-of-year-event

Free event to all alumni - RSVP by Friday 22nd May 2015

All UCL Earth Sciences alumni are cordially invited to our Alumnus Summer Party on Friday 12th June 2015. The Party will run from 6pm to 11pm and will be held in the Marquee in the UCL Main Quad (access via main entrance on Gower Street). There is no charge, and complimentary drinks and a buffet will be provided.

Our PhD geochemists present their research.

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2015-04-geochemistry

2015 Geochemistry Group Research in Progress Meeting.

Dr Philip Pogge Von Strandmann and PhD students Rehemat Bhatia and Tianchen He attended the 2015 Geochemistry Group Research in Progress Meeting, which took place at the National Oceanography Centre, University of Southampton.

Mixed-Habit Diamonds

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2015-03-publication

Nitrogen isotope systematics and origins of mixed-habit diamonds

Nitrogen isotope values from mantle diamonds are a commonly used tracer in the quest to track volatiles within the Earth’s mantle through deep time. Interpretations of this isotope data are valid so long as stable isotope fractionation processes in the mantle are understood.

ShaleXenvironmenT - EU Funded Research into shale gas.

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EU Funds Adrian Jones

Adrian Jones and colleagues have received major EU funding to study environmental assessment of shale gas.

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