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Foraminifera under a microscope

Professor appointed editor of Paleoceanography

15 September 2016

Professor Stephen Barker has been appointed as the editor of Paleoceanography.

Panama Coast

Tracing Panama’s geological footprints

6 September 2016

Researchers reveal latest efforts to uncover the history of the Panama Isthmus at this year’s British Science Festival

Students on fieldwork in Pembrokeshire

Student satisfaction increases in National Student Survey 2016

10 August 2016

Students’ satisfaction with their course in the School of Earth and Ocean Science has increased.

An illustration of what the Svalbard fossil forest may have looked like

Grant awarded to reconstruct ancient forests

18 July 2016

Dr Christopher Berry, a senior lecturer from the School of Earth and Ocean Sciences, has been awarded a National Geographic Society grant to reconstruct ancient fossil forests.

Group photo of graduating students outside Main Building

Celebrating our graduates

15 July 2016

Graduates and staff donned their caps and gowns for the School of Earth and Ocean Sciences graduation ceremony 2016.

Dr Liz Bagshaw and Dr Nanna Karlsson (AWI) with sensor

Understanding ice dynamics of Greenland

13 July 2016

Dr Liz Bagshaw recently completed a fieldtrip to the Northeast Greenland Ice Stream where she is involved in a project to understand ice which is moving at up to 20cm per day.

School of Earth and Ocean Science at STEM Live

Earth and Ocean Sciences at STEM Live!

11 July 2016

The School recently participated in a large STEM activity day with over 200 school pupils from across South Wales

Coastal lecture

Three lectureships announced

16 June 2016

Exciting new opportunities in the School of Earth and Ocean Sciences

School signs agreement with British Geological Survey

School signs agreement with British Geological Survey

7 June 2016

Cardiff University has signed an agreement with the British Geological Survey that will enable closer collaboration between both organisations.

Nicole Riley receiving her trophy at the Student Mentor Celebration event

Celebrating student mentors

10 May 2016

Student mentors from the School of Earth and Ocean Sciences celebrated at annual awards event

Eocene Foraminifera Acarinina

Ancient fossils reveal window into the future

26 April 2016

Researchers reconstruct climatic conditions over 53 million years ago to better understand future climate change

Scientist gathering rock samples in Namibia

Lecturer wins prestigious European Geosciences Union Award

22 April 2016

Dr Åke Fagereng, a lecturer in the School of Earth and Ocean Sciences at Cardiff University, has won the European Geosciences Union Outstanding Young Scientists Award 2016.

Surviving an asteroid strike

Surviving an asteroid strike

14 April 2016

Study solves unanswered question of how deep sea creatures survived asteroid that wiped out dinosaurs

Unravelling the evolution of the Panama Isthmus

7 April 2016

Geologists explore this influential landmass whose creation affected both evolution and climate.

Scientists running on ship

Scientists run World Half Marathon at sea

24 March 2016

University scientists set to run the World Half Marathon aboard a ship in the Indian Ocean

STEM role model recognition

21 March 2016

Sindia shortlisted for STEM Pioneer Award

Marie Skłodowska-Curie Fellowships

21 March 2016

Expressions of interest invited for MSC Fellowships

Insight into role of microalgae in coastal food webs

3 March 2016

Observing the effects of environmental change on the productivity of cells

EARTH students win awards for academic excellence

15 February 2016

Prize-winning EARTH students

Boat

Deep sea drilling project to explore history of climate change

29 January 2016

Professor Ian Hall leads expedition to study impact of one of the world’s strongest ocean currents on global climate change