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12 October 2022
An online learning platform which aims to help researchers working in environmental sciences to develop new skills, share knowledge and build experience launched on Tuesday the 11th of October 2022.     The Geosciences Advanced E-Learning Academy, or GAEA, provides postgraduate education providers and the wider research community with a virtual educational space supported by the UK’s NERC Facilities for geoscience. GAEA was developed by researchers from the Scottish...
Deputy Curator job
29 September 2022
Deputy Curator   National Oceanography Centre, Southampton Permanent Full time (37 hours per week) £36,860 per annum   Who are we? We are the National Oceanography Centre (NOC) - the UK's centre of excellence for oceanographic sciences. We are a national research organisation, delivering integrated marine science and technology from the coast to the deep ocean. We are made up of a dynamic and vibrant community whose focus is on improving the world...
20 September 2022
BOSCORF runs two short training courses each year for PhD students and Early Career Researchers (ECRs). We also provide one-to-one training on specific instruments, in case your project requires it.   Non-Destructive Core Logging Course — ***Registration and Payment Site open***— The non-destructive core logging course is intended for later-stage PhDs and ECRs with large volumes of non-destructive core logging data, with a particular focus on XRF data. This course will focus...
16 June 2022
PhD candidate Hannah Muir is visiting BOSCORF this year on several occasions to split sediment cores taken from coastal and marine habitats around the Isle of Man. Her PhD research will investigate the ability of these sediments to store carbon, known as ‘blue carbon’. The aim is to better understand how these environments can contribute to a net-zero future for the Isle of Man. Organic matter, such as plants, detrital material, and microorganisms, can be preserved in the sediment column...