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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

Landslide

New collaboration to study after effects of major earthquakes

14 December 2015

A new NERC-funded collaboration will further our understanding of how communities recover from landslides associated with large earthquakes.

oat hi-res

Scientists probe ‘mystery of the Moho’

2 December 2015

Prof Chris MacLeod leads team on a cruise to the Indian Ocean to drill into the Earth’s interior

Cartoon Tree Trunks

Tropical fossil forests unearthed in Arctic Norway

19 November 2015

New discovery could be the cause of a massive reduction in atmospheric CO2 levels hundreds of millions of years ago

Gold bars in a row

Mining gold from sewage

18 November 2015

University study uncovers a goldmine in Britain’s sewer systems

EGU Outstanding Young Scientist Award

12 November 2015

Åke Fagereng given Outstanding Young Scientist Award by EGU

Ice sheet-ocean interaction

4 November 2015

Reconstruction of past ice-sheet-ocean interactions

Avalanche

Past earthquakes play a role in future landslides

3 November 2015

University-led research could help predict areas susceptible to devastating landslides

Paleoclimatology summer school

28 October 2015

Highlights from the Urbino Summer School in Paleoclimatology

Best undergraduate dissertation

28 October 2015

Holly Welsby, marine geography graduate, wins 2015 best dissertation prize

Oil spill mitigation

21 October 2015

Modelling of oil spills emphasizes the need for quick response in the Eastern Mediterranean