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Marine geoscience research and UK aggregates

It is often said that we know more about the surface of the moon or Mars than the ocean floor, but marine geoscience research is enabling a better understanding of some of the biggest issues.
America’s STEM future, Education and Human Resources,

Education and Human Resources (EHR): Building America’s STEM future

Here, we find out that the National Science Foundation’s Directorate of Education and Human Resources works to achieved excellence in STEM education at all levels.
scientific discovery in weather

A new era of scientific discovery in weather and climate

Dr Anjuli S. Bamzai, Division Director for Atmospheric and Geospace articulates why the research community is at the cusp of a new era of scientific discovery in weather and climate, enabled by innovative cutting-edge technologies.
environmental research,

Environmental research in Africa: The Congo Biogeochemistry Observatory

Dr Sebastian Doetterl, group leader of the Congo Biogeochemistry Observatory, discusses environmental research in the heart of Africa.
ice caps

Firn matters: Changing runoff from Arctic Ice caps and Greenland

Luisa da Cunda Fernandes and Martin Sharp Department of Earth and Atmospheric Sciences, University of Alberta, discuss changing runoff from Arctic Ice caps and Greenland.
white island eruption, hydrothermal

White Island eruption: Why were tourists allowed to visit?

Following the death of five people due to the White Island eruption within New Zealand's waters, questions are being asked as to why tourists were allowed access to the crater.
ecology and evolutionary biology

A time of unprecedented opportunity for ecology and evolutionary biology

Stephanie E. Hampton, Division Director and George W. Gilchrist, Acting Deputy Division Director, at the National Science Foundation’s Division of Environmental Biology, convey that now is a time of unprecedented opportunity for ecology and evolutionary biology.
zero-carbon

Achieving zero-carbon with deep-sea minerals

Professor Bramley J Murton, Associate Head of Marine Geosciences from National Oceanography Centre, discusses if deep-sea minerals can meet the zero-carbon challenge, in this article.
Bramley J Murton

Bramley J Murton – National Oceanography Centre

Professor Bramley J Murton is the Associate Head of Marine Geosciences from National Oceanography Centre.
complexities of oxygen

Oxygen: The challenge for Life

Professor Friedemann Freund, SETI Institute/NASA Ames Research Center, provides an insight article into the complexities of oxygen.
search for the origin of life, SETI institute

A new turn in the search for the origin of life

Professor Friedemann Freund, SETI Institute, explores a fascinating new discovery in the search for the origin of life, here.
civil society organisations

How do civil society organisations deal with diversity within an assimilationist context?

Here, Dr Anouk Tersteeg and Dr Gideon Bolt from the Faculty of Geosciences at Utrecht University explain how civil society organisations deal with diversity within an assimilationist context, arguing the case of Rotterdam.
diversity and interculturalism

Diversity and interculturalism in cities worldwide

Diversity and interculturalism in cities worldwide are placed under the spotlight here by Dr Gideon Bolt, from the Department of Human Geography and Planning Faculty of Geosciences at Utrecht University in the Netherlands.
science behind climate change

Climate change: Science and scepticism

Peter Jansen – Principle Lecturer and sustainable business expert, London School of Business and Finance, explains the science behind climate change and the barriers preventing people and businesses from acting.
antarctic ice shelf, solar heat in ocean

Solar heat is melting the world’s largest Antarctic ice shelf

An international team of researchers found that the largest Antarctic ice shelf is melting 10 times faster than the overall ice shelf average due to solar heating of the surrounding ocean surface.
understanding life

Progressing science in the U.S. – Enabling discoveries for understanding life

The work of the National Science Foundation (NSF) to advance science is charted here, with a focus on the work of their Directorate for Biological Sciences (BIO) in enabling discoveries for understanding life.
Earth Science

Earth science: The Search for the Origin of Life

Friedemann Freund, Professor at the SETI Institute/NASA Ames Research Center provides a fascinating look at an aspect of earth science that concerns the search for the origin of life itself

Declining support for a generous asylum policy in Europe

Dr Gideon Bolt, Utrecht University, discusses the need to increase support for a generous asylum policy in Europe before the refugee crisis
Professor Friedemann Freund

Origin of life, rocks and volcanic gases

Professor Friedemann Freund discusses how volcanic chemical in gasses and rocks helped to set the scene for the origin of life
Mercury

Spacecraft set to blast off on Mercury mission

In the early hours of tomorrow morning, a spacecraft made possible by the best of UK space science is set to blast off bound for Mercury

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