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New discovery could highlight areas where earthquakes are less likely to occur

2 June 2020

Scientists identify specific conditions that cause tectonic plates to slowly creep underneath one another rather than generate potentially catastrophic earthquakes

Farmers getting water

Major international project to tackle climate change resilience in the Horn of Africa

26 May 2020

New €6.7M project aims to help rural East African communities adapt to climate change using state-of-the-art predictions of water scarcity and food insecurity

Celebrating Sea4All project success

26 May 2020

The project to drive awareness of the impact of marine pollution among young people celebrates success as it comes to a close

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Researchers to study ‘DNA’ of Earth’s interior

18 May 2020

New project aims to produce 4D maps of the Earth’s mantle to help understand some of the most dramatic geological events in our history

Structural Geology for Mining and Exploration

Online CPD course made available to undergraduate students

6 May 2020

An online CPD course developed by Professor Tom Blenkinsop of the School of Earth and Ocean Sciences, is helping undergraduate students to access learning to support their degrees.

New insights into mysterious deep earthquakes

26 March 2020

A major international study has shed new light on the mechanisms which trigger earthquakes deep below Earth’s surface.

Monitoring eathquakes

Scientists get first look at cause of ‘slow motion’ earthquakes

25 March 2020

Ocean drilling project reveals ‘mash up’ of rock types that lead to unique slow motion earthquake events

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Evolutionary elements arrived on Earth much later than thought, say scientists

11 March 2020

Analysis of the 3.8 billion-year-old rocks from Greenland show that most of the elements necessary for the evolution of life were delivered to Earth once its formation was almost complete

Shadow Minister visits the School of Earth and Ocean Sciences

19 February 2020

The School welcomes the Welsh Conservatives’ Shadow Minister for Environment, Sustainability and Rural Affairs

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Petex donate £1.5m worth of software licenses

13 February 2020

Petex donate software licenses to the 3D Seismic Laboratory to help with research and education