Paleodetectives at Bristol Doors Open Day30 September 2013On Saturday 14 September, members of the OGU took part in Bristol Open Doors, inviting members of the public to become ‘Pleodetectives’ for the day, uncovering how small molecules can reveal big messages about the past.
Oligocene discussion day29 May 2013A half-day meeting devoted to the discussion of the Oligocene epoch (34 to 23 million years ago) featuring talks from Ellen Thomas (Yale), Bridget Wade (Leeds), Diederik Liebrand (NOC) and David McKay (NOC).
Soapbox Science8 March 2013Julie Dunne has been chosen to represent women in science at the 2013 'Soapbox Science' event in London.
OGU featured in short-film "Got Lactase?"8 March 2013A short film from the Howard Hughes Medical Institute investigating the origin of lactose and featuring an appearance from Richard Evershed (...and a small cameo from Jessica Smyth too)
Christine passes PhD viva!25 February 2013On Wednesday 20th February OGU group member Christine McCartney passed her final viva voce examination with a recommendation of ‘pass with minor corrections’.
Ocean Leadership Symposium12 February 2013Dr. David Naafs has been selected to attend the Marine Geoscience Leadership Symposium in Washington, DC this March.
Professor Kai-Uwe Hinrichs Visit12 February 2013Professor Kai-Uwe Hinrichs visited the University of Bristol on the 10-11th of February in order to meet members of the OGU and give a School of Chemistry seminar.
Melanie Salque publishes in Nature.1 February 2013Melanie Salque, a former PhD student in the OGU, recently published a paper in Nature with various co-authors including Professor Richard Evershed.