Welcome to EES 10th July 2020
Congratulations on your offer to study with us, we are delighted you chose the Department of Earth and Environmental Sciences for your postgraduate study. We realise that, given the current situation with COVID-19, it’s a bit of a strange time to be starting university, and we understand that you’ll have some questions about joining us […]
The next step 6th July 2020
Tim Gregory studied the MEarthSci in Geology with Planetary Science at the University of Manchester before completing a PhD at the University of Bristol. Tim now works for the British Geological Survey as a postdoctoral researcher in cosmochemistry. I spoke to Tim about his previous studies, his work sharing science in the media and his new book: Meteorite.
Student experience 26th June 2020
Bella Beney is a BSc Hons Geology student at the Department of Earth and Environmental Sciences, currently progressing from her second to her third year of study. Bella is also a talented musician, and I asked her to share her music and her thoughts about how geology and the outdoors may have influenced her artistic pursuits.
Research and impact 22nd June 2020
A recent blog post for Geoscience for the Future by Dr Emily Dearing Crampton-Flood, ‘How bacteria from a past greenhouse world can help to predict Earth’s future climate’, discusses the ways that organic geochemistry and computer modelling can help to reconstruct the story of our Earth.
Student experience 12th June 2020
BSc Environmental Science student Klaudia Jedyka talks us through the logistics of lab work for the dissertation – best practice, trial and error and research conversations…
The next step 8th June 2020
Leonid Nichman is a Research Officer at the Flight Research Laboratory (FRL) in the Aerospace Research Centre (ARC), part of the National Research Council of Canada (NRC). We caught up with him to find out how his previous studies have led him on a path to his current career.
Student experience 28th May 2020
Dr Neil Mitchell provides us with insight on how fieldwork can be redesigned in light of lockdown by sharing his experience of delivering the module EART20042 Environmental Field Course.
Meet the Department 21st May 2020
The common first year of our undergraduate degree programmes provides new students with the skills they need to specialise on any of our Pathways starting from year 2. Our common first year also allows students to transfer between courses if their interests shift during their first year – between Environmental Science and Earth and Planetary Science. We would now like to introduce you to the teaching teams for the common first year…
Student experience 20th May 2020
Kashish Aswani is a second year BSc Environmental Science student and has worked as a Student Ambassador for the Department of Earth and Environmental Sciences throughout academic year 2019/20. In her role as Ambassador, Kashish has been helping staff with the delivery of Earth Science Matters events, UCAS Visit Days and webinars. Kashish told us about her experience in the UK as an international student for some insight and reflections…
The next step 13th May 2020
Niall Maguire is a recent graduate from the MEarthSci programme at UoM’s Department of Earth and Environmental Sciences. Niall now works as a Graduate Consultant in Site Evaluation and Restoration for Arcadis. We caught up with him to find out how he secured the role and what the job involves…