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 …

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A-team activities, First Quarter of 2018

It has been a busy quarter for the research group with seven new publications, 12 conference presentations, two keynotes, outreach and an invitation to the Houses of Parliament. Our activities have included: Publications Hutchison, W, Mather, TA, Pyle, DM, Boyce, AJ, Gleeson, MLM, Yirgu, G, Blundy, JD, Ferguson, DJ, Vye-Brown, C, Millar, IL, Sims, KWW …

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.

Unlocking where Rare Earths sit in mineral crystal structures

Anouk spent a week at the ANKA Light Source at the Karlsruhe Institute for Technology in Germany to continue a series of synchrotron-based studies of eudialyte-hosted REE ores. This visit was part of an ongoing collaboration with Platon Gamaletsos at the Center for Electron Nanoscopy, DTU Denmark to study the micro/nano-scale distribution of REE and …