STEM Professionals in Schools – Earth Sciences UON

STEM Professionals in Schools is a national volunteer program that facilitates partnerships between schools and industry to bring a real STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Maths) into the classroom. Friday 14th Alisa, Murray and myself headed off to Lambton Public School […]

The end of another year

Today is the final day of the exam period, and many of you will have either already finished for the year or be finishing up in the coming weeks. Congratulations on making it to the end another year! Now can […]

Australian Geographic: A Complete Guide to Frogs Of Australia

Simon Clulow, in collaboration with Mike Swan have applied their knowledge about the many amphibians living in Australia and come up with “A Complete Guide to Frogs of Australia” with Australian Geographic. The guide features 246 species and subspecies of frogs, […]

New paper on subduction initiation

Can subduction be initiated at a transform fault? The short answer is probably not. The not so short answers are below and in the linked paper.   Initiation of Subduction Along Oceanic Transform Faults: Insights From Three-Dimensional Analog Modeling Experiments […]

Cook Island – Part II

Aren’t these images spectacular?  If you are an undergraduate student and these images of Silvia’s research in the Cooks Islands keep watch! Silvia will be running a field trip in 2019 to the Cook Islands. Cook Islands – Part I […]

Cook Islands – Part I

For a couple of weeks during October, Silvia Frisia, Andrea Borsato and PhD candidate Mohammad Ali Faraji traveled to The Cook Islands. Just take a look at some of the beautiful places they went to during this research trip below. […]

Australia China Young Scientists Exchange Program 2018

In the end of October 2018 i was invited to participate in the Australia China Young Scientists Exchange Program 2018 and travel to Beijing. This exchange program is co-organized by the Australian and Chinese governments to promote scientific exchange between […]

Innovyz Commercialisation Program

The large-scale manufacturing of P-MSF has been accepted into the Innovyz Commercialisation Program. Innovyz is “dedicated to accelerating adoption of ideas important to the lives of many people. We do this by creating and delivering the most effective collaborative processes […]

Educating the next generation of geologists

This is an edited extract of a keynote presentation originally delivered at the Tenth International Mining Geology Conference in 2017- Australia has a long tradition of providing high-quality geoscience programs to prepare graduates for entry to the workforce or undertake […]

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