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Lectureships at Durham University

The Department of Earth Sciences at Durham University is seeking talented and ambitious academics to fill two Lectureship vacancies. The Department has broad interests across the range of geosciences (see web link below). We encourage applications from candidates working in…

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2015 Environment YES competition

Welcome to the Environment Young Entrepreneurs Scheme. How does YES work? A team of 4 or 5 members work together to devise a business plan for a company based on hypothetical science. Places are provided FREE of charge to most…

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Lava – beautiful footage

This is one of the most beautiful compilations of lava footage: This video can be found in its original form here.

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InSight landing site chosen!

The finalist ellipse marked within the northern portion of flat-lying Elysium Planitia is centred at about 4.5 degrees north latitude and 136 degrees east longitude. Read the article. JPL | News | Single Site on Mars Advanced for 2016 NASA…

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The Geology of Geomechanics

What: A 2-day conference that aims┬áto bring together geologists and engineers from the petroleum, radioactive waste disposal, carbon sequestration, mining and geothermal communities to discuss the links between the geomechanical disciplines and mainstream geology. For more information, see the poster….

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BBC News – UK ministers issue spaceport shortlist

BBC News – UK ministers issue spaceport shortlist.

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Planetary Seismology PostDocs

What: In 2016, the NASA InSight mission launches to Mars, carrying on board various geophysical equipment to investigate the Martian subsurface. IPGP, Paris (who have designed and built a broadband seismometer as part of the mission payload) are looking for…

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Guralp is recruiting

Guralp Systems Limited, who design and build seismometers for a range of academic, engineering and research applications, are looking to hire three candidates with a strong Earth Sciences background to work in their world headquarters close to Reading, UK. For…

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Cumberland Lodge Scholarships 2015

The scholarship scheme is for doctoral students studying in the UK. Designed to fit around their university studies, the scholarship will involve students taking part in our conference programme. In doing so, they will receive training and gain experience in:…

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25 Most important events in Earth’s history

A really excellent and accessible summary from the BBC: http://www.bbc.com/earth/bespoke/story/20150123-earths-25-biggest-turning-points/index.html

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