Tag: CEPSAR

PCRG August

August was a month for travel with PCRG members heading for Peru (Bryan, and he is still there), Greenman festival (William), INTECOL conference (William and Frazer), and the Royal Geographic Society annual meeting (William, Encarni, Frazer and Hayley). Detailed reports of the UK based travels are already…

PCRG April & May

Lots of excitement in the Palaeo group over the last couple of months including: 1) Recruitment. Interviews, and offers, for the PhD and PDRA posts related to our recent NERC standard grant award. Hot competition made our life very difficult but we are delighted…

PCRG March

Quick and belated update on activity in March! Not sure where the time is going at the moment… Early in the month we were delighted to welcome Prof. Jonathan Holmes and Rachel Gill from UCL who came to use our core splitter to open new…

Funded PhD studentship: Tropical vegetation, environment and climate

Fully funded NERC PhD studentship tied to 500,000 years of solar irradiance, climate and vegetation changes project. To start October 2013 now avaliable with the Palaeoenvironmental Change Research Group. Title: Tropical vegetation, environment and climate: The present is the key to the past Supervisors: William D. Gosling (The…

Post-doctoral fellowship opportunity

The AXA Research Fund Postdoctoral Fellowship scheme is opening shortly! All applications must be pre-approved by the host institution so if you are interested in applying for a project through The Open University expressions of interest are required by 25th January 2013.

Two studentships avaliable

Two NERC algorithm funded PhD studentships are currently available with the PCRG. The projects are focused on understanding past environmental change in west tropical Africa and Amazonian-Andean Ecuador. Both projects will involve field work and build on on-going research within the lab. Closing date 31/01/2013…

Research Fellowships at The Open University

FOUR Research Investment Fellowship Department of Environment, Earth & Ecosystems Centre for Earth, Planetary, Space & Astronomical Research Closing date : 30/11/2012 The four fellowships are advertised in four areas of Earth & Environmental Science; however, applications from exceptional scientists in related fields are also welcome. For…

PCRG April & May

Time seemed to escape me in April so I have a lot of research group action to report in this post! Here are some highlights… At The Open University (OU) the research students have all been busy (of course): Natalie presented her 3rd year…

Amazonia before Columbus

Centre for Earth, Planetary, Space & Astronomical Research invited lecture Amazonia before Columbus – Virgin Wilderness or Domesticated Landscape? Francis Mayle (University of Edinburgh) Tuesday 22nd May, 11.15am The Open University, Milton Keynes Abstract Amazonia has long been considered to be a pristine wilderness,…