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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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Big Shakes on the Shaky Isles

The recent devastating earthquake in New Zealand was part of a series of aftershocks from an earlier event, writes Prof. John Gamble and Dr. Pat Meere from the School of BEES. At 4.35 am on Saturday 4th September 2010, most … Continue reading

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