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Community BEES

The School of Geosciences Community BEES group have had a super busy year of organising fantastic events for student and staff. Check out their blog to see what they have been up to as they reflect on the year! Community … Continue reading

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Semester 2 Check-In

Hi all! It’s currently mid-way through Semester 2 and our MSc in GIS class has just handed in our formal Dissertation Plans. Only a few weeks of classes left and then we move into full-time dissertation project work! I can’t … Continue reading

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Our unappreciated world – See and Inspire Art Exhibition

As part of the Festival of Creative Learning (FCL) I once again organised art to be exhibited in the Crew Building (King’s Buildings). This year I tried to really test people on being creative and came up with a slightly … Continue reading

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Words of Wisdom from Magical Mountains

By Shona Irvine As an Ecological and Environmental Sciences student last year we were required to study over the summer; part of our course involved a field project to do during the holidays….but it was worth it for two reasons; … Continue reading

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‘Wolf Totem’ screening

One criterion that strongly attracted me to the University of Edinburgh’s Environment, Culture and Society MSc programme is its commitment to interdisciplinary studies.   Studying the environment crosses multiple academic disciplines, including the social sciences, the natural sciences and the humanities.  This is the very spirit of the Framing … Continue reading

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See and Inspire Art/ Science Exhibition

This year will be the third time that I run an art exhibition where GeoScience students and staff celebrate the natural world. I really enjoy this time of year as the art exhibition creates a great buzz in the Crew Building (where … Continue reading

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Colima, Mexico 2017

I celebrated New Years with my grandparents in Colima, Mexico, enjoying an entire week in this tropical paradise. This post describes a day in Colima, a day trip to Tapalpa, an afternoon in the magical town of Comala, and shows the Colima’s residents unique relationship with … Continue reading

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Operation Graduation: Undergraduate Dissertation

What is Diss? Dissertation season is in full swing as the April 6th deadline races relentlessly towards us. For both Human and Physical Geographers, the laborious process kicked off in February 2016, with the submission of our dissertation proposals for … Continue reading

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The penultimate semester

Each semester goes quicker than the last as an undergrad. It’s probably the same for anything other multi-year commitment you make. As a final year student I’ve been busy taking the last courses I’ll do as an undergraduate student, and … Continue reading

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My University Courses Part 2: Evolution of the Living Earth

Evolution of the Living Earth This course is more Environmental Science than Geology. It is a good counterpart to Earth Dynamics as it explains how life and geology interact to create Earth as we know it today. The course contained … Continue reading

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