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Professor Alex Anesio, 2016 EAG Distinguished Lecturer 15 April 2016 We are proud and delighted to announce that Professor Alex Anesio has been chosen as the 2016 Distinguished Lecturer by the European Association of Geochemistry (EAG). The distinguished lecturer is selected each year based on a combination of outstanding research contributions to geochemistry and the ability to clearly communicate these contributions to a broad audience.
  • Professor Alex Anesio, 2016 EAG Distinguished Lecturer 15 April 2016 We are proud and delighted to announce that Professor Alex Anesio has been chosen as the 2016 Distinguished Lecturer by the European Association of Geochemistry (EAG). The distinguished lecturer is selected each year based on a combination of outstanding research contributions to geochemistry and the ability to clearly communicate these contributions to a broad audience.
  • Revealed – the single event that made complex life possible in our oceans 3 December 2015 The catalyst that allowed the evolution of complex life in Earth's oceans has been identified by a researcher from Geographical Sciences. Up to 800 million years ago, the Earth’s oceans were deprived of oxygen. It was only when microorganisms called phytoplankton, capable of performing photosynthesis, colonised the oceans – covering two thirds of our planet – that production of oxygen at a massive scale was made possible.
  • Athena Swan Bronze award for Geographical Sciences 23 April 2015 The School of Geographical Sciences is delighted to announce that it has been awarded an Athena Swan Bronze award.
  • House of Commons Committee acts on Ron Johnston's research 16 March 2015 In a report released today, the House of Commons Political & Constitutional Reform Committee cite Professor Ron Johnston's research into the redrawing of constituency boundaries.
  • Evidence from warm past confirms recent IPCC estimates of climate sensitivity 6 February 2015
  • Knighthood for Nigel Thrift 5 January 2015 Nigel Thrift, a Bristol alumnus and former School of Geographical Sciences staff member, was knighted in the 2015 New Year’s Honours List for services to higher education.
  • Bristol Geography Tops the Tables Again 18 December 2014 The School of Geographical Sciences's status as one of Britain's premier research centres in geography has been confirmed by the REF analysis just released.
  • Jonathan Bamber to receive Wolfson Research Merit Award 11 December 2014 We are very pleased to announce that Jonathan has been awarded the prestigious Wolfson Research Merit Award with the project ‘Global ice mass balance and sea level’.
  • Professor Paul Valdes wins Milutin Milankovic Medal 17 October 2014 We are delighted that Paul has been named as the 2015 recipient of the prestigious "Milutin Milankovic Medal" of the European Geosciences Union. He will receive his medal at the EGU 2015 General Assembly, which will take place in Vienna in April.
  • Novel UAV technology for atmospheric research 1 October 2014 A team of scientists and engineers sampling greenhouse gases in the remote South Atlantic have pushed the boundaries of what’s possible with lightweight fully autonomous UAV (unmanned aerial vehicles) by flying octocopters at altitudes of up to 9,000ft.
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