Events / Out in the field

British Science Festival 2013 – dinosaurs, landslides and carbon sinks

Earlier this month we attended the British Science Festival in sunny Newcastle, and had a great time trying to squeeze in as many geological events as possible. Other than our own undeniably fabulous event, highlights include learning about UK landslides with the British Geological Survey, and urban carbon sinks with our very own soon to … Continue reading

Out in the field

Geology for Global Development at the EGU

This was originally posted at the GfGD blog at:, by Rosalie Tostevin Mid-week at the EGU conference, and we’ve finally got all three GfGD reps in the same place at the same time for a photo! Another busy day, and we’ve picked out a few examples of the latest research being presented at EGU: Continue reading

Out in the field / Science communication

Notes from a small volcanic island: Part 2

One of the most time consuming things about  filming outdoors is the walking shot. Speaking to camera interview style is mostly achieved easily after just a few takes. But the seemingly trivial and non-technical activity of filming me walking takes an inordinate amount of time. Yes, walking. From all angles and directions. Walking into shot, … Continue reading