First for England as science course taught in prison
Education in prisons has a long history but science, other than distance learning, has been absent - in part because much science teaching traditionally relies on experimentation using technical equipment which is not available in prisons.
But now one of our academics has developed a science course that requires only a presentation, writing and reading materials.
(16 May 2019) » More about First for England as science course taught in prison
Stephen Thomas Receives Freedom of City of London
Dr Stephen Thomas, an Honorary Fellow in the Department of Earth Sciences, was recently honoured as an Engineer by receiving the Freedom of the City of London in a ceremony at the London Guild Hall in February.
(5 Mar 2019) » More about Stephen Thomas Receives Freedom of City of London
New PhD Opportunities Created by Funding Boost
Smart surfaces, offshore wind energy and unmanned electric transportation are some of the subjects students will be able to study and research, thanks to new funding from the Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council.
Applications are now open for students to start PhDs in September this year within four Centres for Doctoral Training involving Durham University.
(8 Feb 2019) » More about New PhD Opportunities Created by Funding Boost
2018 AAPG ACE Top 10 Oral Presentations
Congratulations to Dr. Jonny Imber, Stuart Clarke (who presented) and the team on their presentation “The Influence of “Cimmerian” Exhumation on the Hydrocarbon Potential of the Southwest Approaches, Offshore NW Europe” which was judged as a “Top 10 Oral Presentations” during the 2018 Annual Convention and Exhibition in Salt Lake City, Utah.
(28 Jan 2019) » More about 2018 AAPG ACE Top 10 Oral Presentations
Outstanding Student Presentation Award
Congratulations to Giacomo Pozzi who has been awarded an outstanding presentation award at AGU2018.
This is a very prestigious award, which is only granted to the top 5% of student participants, and AGU is one the largest conference in our field, with more than 20000 attendees, from all parts of the world.
(25 Jan 2019)