As part of Southampton Science and Engineering Festival, a team from Geology&Geophysics research group put on a large, and largely popular display on Sediment Dynamics at the new Bolderwood Innovation Campus. The University’s Science and Engineering Day 2016 took place on Saturday 12th March. This free event was part of British Science Week www.britishscienceweek.org and was previously awarded Best… Read More Sediment Dynamics from the beach to Mars – Science and Engineering Day 2016
By Nick Harmon and Saikiran Tharimena: This is the final part of our blog chronicling our seismic deployment in Papua New Guinea which is part of a collaborative project with colleagues at JAMSTEC, University of Tokyo, University of Southampton, University of Rhode Island and Stanford University. Click here to read the first part of our… Read More Papua New Guinea Seismic Deployment – 2014 (Part 3)
A few years ago I was lucky enough to witness the infamous summit eruption of Eyjafjallajökull in 2010. Despite all the hassle it caused, especially the financial losses incurred by the aviation industry, the eruption created more awareness of the importance of volcano research in the UK. Subsequent studies of the Eyjafjallajökull eruption have advanced… Read More The 4 year anniversary of the Eyjafjallajökull eruption: My eyewitness account
Tony Blair and Gordon Brown, the England football team and trophies, UKIP and meteorology, are just some examples of things that don’t seem to work together, but I believe science and the arts do not belong in this category. Instead, the principles and practices used in these two dis ciplines, when mixed well, can benefit… Read More Science and the arts: Can opposites attract?
As part of joint initiative with groups from the universities of Southampton, Keele, Portsmouth and Bournemouth, the National Oceanography Centre sent a group of four students (Emma Caven, Yasmin Labibi, Suzie Tooke, and Amelia Astley) to set up a pitch at this year’s science tent at Bestival, held on the Isle of Wight. The stand… Read More Bestival Science Tent