Congratulations: Trinity Trust Travel Grant

Congratulations to Earth and Planetary Surface Processes Group PhD candidate Ankit Verma who has been awarded Trinity Trust Travel Grant to support his next field work at Meteor Crater in Arizona later this year.

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Ankit Verma

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Congratulations: Europlanet Grant

Congratulations to Earth and Planetary Surface Processes Group PhD candidate Ankit Verma whose project entitled ‘The effect of impact on rock properties at Meteor Crater’ has been approved for Europlanet Transnational Access (TA) to use the Petrology-Mineralogy Characterisation Facility at the Mineral and Planetary Sciences Division, Natural History Museum, London. This grant will enable him to use the facilities at Natural History Museum, London for 10 days to analyse rock samples he will collect from Meteor Crater in Arizona.

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Ankit in his own space 

The Europlanet 2020 Research Infrastructure  is a major programme funded under Horizon 2020 to support the research activities of the European planetary science community and particularly to foster collaboration.

A central part of the programme is to allow any European researcher interested in pursuing planetary science research access to a comprehensive set of laboratory facilities and field sites tailored to the needs of planetary research.

Access is provided by a Transnational Access (TA) programme which supports travel and local accommodation costs of European researchers at the facility for an approved period of time to conduct their own research programme.

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Congratulations: IAS PG Grant

Congratulations to Earth and Planetary Surface Processes Group PhD candidate Ankit Verma who has been awarded International Association of Sedimentologists Postgraduate Grant to support his field work at Meteor Crater in Arizona later this year.

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Ankit at north rim of Meteor Crater

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Congratulations: BSG PG Research Grant

Congratulations to Earth and Planetary Surface Processes Group PhD candidate Ankit Verma who has been awarded British Society for Geomorphology Postgraduate Research Grant to support his field work at Meteor Crater in Arizona.

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Ankit sitting on a boulder

 

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Trinity Monday: Celebrating new Fellow Dr Mary Bourke

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Trinity Week began today with the announcement of the Honorary Fellows, new Fellows and Scholars of the College. The ceremony is one of the oldest, most colourful and traditional at Trinity College. As with tradition, at 10 am today the announcement was made by the Provost, along with members of the Board of College, on the steps of the Public Theatre in Front Square (Figure 2). Continue reading

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Ireland’s flood history: unearthing our potential archives.

A workshop on flood archives

Friday April 8th (10.30-4.30), Museum Building, Trinity College Dublin.

No registration required.

Workshop Schedule is at bottom of this post.

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New Group Member

The Earth and Planetary Surface Processes Group are delighted to welcome Dr Rory Flood as our new Post Doc in natural hazards.

Dr Flood in the field (in the green cap)

Dr Flood in the field (in the green cap)

Dr Flood will work on projects that investigate coastal erosion and resiliency on the high energy coastline around Ireland.

For more information on Dr Flood see here.

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