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First Dennis Field Award Triple Win

First Dennis Field Award Triple Win

Posted by lcb14 at Jul 15, 2020 01:10 PM |

At our Virtual Degree Day Celebration on 14 July 2020 the Dennis Field Award was for the first time presented to three of our graduating students.

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Alumnus Robert Kaemba appointed Zambia Exploration Manager for First Quantum Minerals Ltd

Alumnus Robert Kaemba appointed Zambia Exploration Manager for First Quantum Minerals Ltd

Posted by lcb14 at Jun 05, 2020 01:45 PM |

Robert Kaemba has recently been appointed Zambia Exploration Manager for First Quantum Minerals Ltd.

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Analysis of coral reveals long-term climate impact in Southeast Asia

Analysis of coral reveals long-term climate impact in Southeast Asia

Posted by lcb14 at Mar 10, 2020 01:35 PM |

Leicester-led research into coral reefs fringing the iconic island of Borneo in Southeast Asia has revealed the impact of cyclical climate patterns on the local marine ecosystem.

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Students on the LafargeHolcim PGCert Quarry Management course visit the School of Geography, Geology and the Environment

Students on the LafargeHolcim PGCert Quarry Management course visit the School of Geography, Geology and the Environment

Posted by lcb14 at Feb 21, 2020 04:40 PM |

Students on our LafargeHolcim PGCert Quarry Management Quarry Management course visited the School on Thursday 20 February 2020.

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Jurassic calamari: amazing fossil proves that flying reptiles preyed on squid

Jurassic calamari: amazing fossil proves that flying reptiles preyed on squid

Posted by lcb14 at Jan 28, 2020 08:50 AM |

An incredible fossil brought to light in a new research paper reveals the feeding habits of extinct flying reptiles. The beautifully preserved specimen is a Jurassic squid which has a broken pterosaur tooth actually embedded in its body – evidence of a violent interspecies struggle that took place 150 million years ago.

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Emeritus Professor wins Humming Bird Gold Medal

Emeritus Professor wins Humming Bird Gold Medal

Posted by lcb14 at Oct 02, 2019 12:40 PM |

Aftab Khan (Emeritus Professor in Geology) has been awarded the Humming Bird Gold Medal.

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