Taking field notes

Lake District Undergraduate Field Trip

The current 1st year undergraduate geologists at the University of Edinburgh got their first proper taste of fieldwork over two trips in April and June. This is a new trip for the University, and I was able to fill a space on the second outing in June (a repeat of the April trip). Anyone following my…


How is our Gradschool Conference Funded?

[Update 03/12/14: 2014 data here: https://vitaminccs.wordpress.com/2014/07/30/how-is-our-gradschool-conference-funded-update/] We’re very lucky within the School of Geosciences at the University of Edinburgh to have a strong and active community of postgraduate students. The community, diverse as it is, is democratically represented by a committee of PhD students who volunteer a large chunk of their time to make the postgrad…