Promoting our Earth MOOC
MSc Petroleum Geoscience Open day and Scholarship Interviews - Wednesday 4th February 2015
A new type of ichthyosaur, an extinct marine reptile which was alive at the same time as the dinosaurs, has been identified from a fossil found on Dorset’s Jurassic coast.
The work of a team from SEAES has been recognised, after they won an impact award for developing new instruments for monitoring drinking water and emissions of gas from the ground.
The University of Manchester’s place as one of the UK’s top research universities is confirmed in the results of the independent Research Excellence Framework (REF) published today (Thursday, 18 December 2014).
Friendly cosmopolitan teaching and research community
We deliver vibrant excellent undergraduate and postgraduate teaching courses with free core fieldwork, a wide range of choice and high quality teaching provision
Hub of internationally leading research in the Earth, Atmospheric and Environmental Sciences (ranked 7th of 41 Schools in this area in the UK at RAE 2008)
Over £10 M of current research grants from government, non-government organisations and industry
Strong links with industry particularly in the resource (including petroleum) and environmental (including waste management, contaminated land, nuclear decommissioning) sectors
Plugged into the breadth of research excellence at the ambitious University of Manchester (research of over 1000 staff over 53 Units of Assessment judged in RAE 2008 to be "world leading" or "internationally excellent"; 3rd of all UK Universities for research power in RAE 2008; ranked in the top 5 universities in the UK and in top 6 universities in Europe in 2011 by the Shanghai Jiang Tong Rankings)
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