News 2017

Departmental Research Seminars 2016-17

We have just released our Departmental Research Seminar schedule for Semester 2.

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58th Annual Bennett Lecture

58th Annual Bennett Lecture

Professor Simon Wallis of Nagoya University will be giving this years lecture.

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Dr Trevor Ford OBE

Dr Trevor Ford OBE

Many of our alumni will remember and been taught by Dr Trevor Ford OBE and we have learnt, with great regret, of his death on 22 February 2017.

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"A Plastic Ocean" screening 20 March 5.30pm, Lecture Theatre 1, Bennett Building

"A Plastic Ocean" screening 20 March 5.30pm, Lecture Theatre 1, Bennett Building

Single use disposable items are found in some of the world’s most remote environments, but what hazard do they pose to animals and human alike? This is the question posed by the makers of A Plastic Ocean, who employ a range of scientific experts and enthusiasts to determine how our consumption habits affect our health and the world around us.

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Funded PhD Studentships available for October 2017 entry

Funded PhD Studentships available for October 2017 entry

The College of Science and Engineering has announced 16 studentships available for October 2017 entry

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DEADLINE 10th April: Funded PhD Studentships for October 2017 entry

DEADLINE 10th April: Funded PhD Studentships for October 2017 entry

The College of Science and Engineering has announced 16 studentships available for October 2017 entry

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Postgraduate research day showcases excellent work by our PhD students

On May 10, postgraduate researchers from the Department of Geology will present their work in a competition for best presentation.

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Thomas Hearing wins 2017 P.C. Sylvester-Bradley Award

Thomas Hearing wins 2017 P.C. Sylvester-Bradley Award

We are delighted to announce that Thomas Hearing has won the annual P.C.Sylvester-Bradley Award in the department.

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Leicester geology PhD students receive funding for outreach activities for the 2017 Yorkshire Fossil Festival

Leicester geology PhD students receive funding for outreach activities for the 2017 Yorkshire Fossil Festival

Leicester geology PhD students Jordan Bestwick and Christopher Nedza have been awarded funding to design and implement an outreach stand at the 2017 Yorkshire Fossil Festival in Scarborough, UK.

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Dr Anthony (Tony) Evans

Dr Anthony (Tony) Evans

We have learnt, with regret, of the passing of Dr Anthony (Tony) Evans on 11th July 2017.

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