HiTech AlkCarb Fieldcourse in Namibia

Adrian and Will are just back from a fieldcourse in Namibia from the 20th to the 29th of April 2018. The course was organised and hosted by Dr Pete Siegfried of GeoAfrica Consultants through the HiTech AlkCarb consortium. We looked at several alkaline igneous complexes North of Windhoek, particularly focussing on some that have commercial …

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St Andrews University now has an SEG Student Chapter

I'm pleased to say that the Society of Economic Geologists (SEG) has just awarded St Andrews the status of an SEG student chapter. This reflects our teaching and research success in Economic Geology. This makes us one of a handful of SEG student chapters in the UK and part of an elite group worldwide. Well …

Adrian Finch’s Group joins the new Centre for Magnetic Resonance

Adrian Finch and his group have become a part of the St Andrews and Dundee Universities Centre for Magnetic Resonance, led by fellow mineralogist Professor Sharon Ashbrook. The Centre combines the knowledge of some of the world's leading experts in Nuclear Magnetic Resonance (NMR) and Electron Spin Resonance (ESR) studying a variety of materials from …

Anouk appears in Women in Science piece for the Daily Record

Anouk (Aka the 'human metal detector') was interviewed by the Daily Record for a piece about women in Scottish science. It was illustrated by some of her work from Greenland. She was identified as one of ten top female scientists in Scotland working on Earth and Environmental sciences in Scotland.