Monthly Archives: December 2013

You can get more that you bargain for doing a Geology PhD – a story of earthquakes and volcanoes

Cora McKenna is doing a PhD on basaltic lava flows and magma intrusions: a fascination that led her to contemplate a hike up Mt. Rinjani, the central valcono on Lombok, Indonesia. Things didn’t go according to plan, here is her … Continue reading

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Work Placement in Bolivia

As part of the final year zoology course students are offered an opportunity to gain valuable experience in a working environment relative to their field of study, writes Eoin Clarke. After finding out about this I immediately saw it as … Continue reading

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My Montana Experience

Every year, the School of BEES selects 4 students to gain a degree in International Field Geosciences (IFG). However, during the year I applied, the number of students chosen was six – three females and three males. I was part … Continue reading

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