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Vacancy: Research Assistant in Geomorphology

The Earth and Planetary Surface Processes Group, Trinity College Dublin has a research assistant position available in geomorphology. The position is full-time for 6 months. Application deadline is March 2nd. Interviews will be held March 7th. Download further information HERE … Continue reading

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Space Walk with Niamh Shaw

On the evening of the 28th of November, two of our team members went to the event ‘Walking (slowly) towards Space’ in the Science Gallery at Trinity.

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Today Utah, tomorrow Mars

“We need to speak to the mission commander’’. Professor Mary Bourke speaks to a table of seven Geography and Earth Sciences undergraduate students gathered in the Museum building. To an onlooker, it soon becomes clear that this is no ordinary … Continue reading

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Pierazzo International Student Travel Award

Lauren Mc Keown has been selected as the non – U.S. based recipient of the Planetary Science Institute 2017 Pierazzo International Student Travel Award to attend a planetary science related conference in the U.S. Lauren will attend the Lunar and … Continue reading

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“I’m an engineer, I talk to machines, not humans!”

Today during her visit to TCD, Ilaria Cinelli took some time out of her busy schedule to chat to us about her experience on the MDRS Crew 185. Emily: Hello Ilaria, thank you for chatting with us today! Ilaria: No … Continue reading

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It was all hands on deck today as “Gone with the Wind” and MARV finetune their experiments.

With mission launch fast approaching, the students involved in MDRS Crew 185 have been hard at work perfecting their methodology and conducting rigorous testing of equipment. The teams were visited today by Ilaria Cinelli, the mission commander for Crew 185. … Continue reading

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Meet MARV; one of two teams sending experiments to the MDRS!

MARV is one of two teams who sent a research proposal to the Mars Desert Research Station in Utah. The experiment designed by the team will be performed in the research station by Crew 185 during the next mission scheduled … Continue reading

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