Earth Sciences and Geology at St Andrews

The School of Earth and Environmental Sciences is ranked consistently as one of the top UK undergraduate programmes, with leading student satisfaction and an outstanding employability record.

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How volcanoes recycle the Earth’s crust to uncover rare metals that are vital to green technology

Isotopes reveal important information about how Earth concentrates important metals.

1 November 2019

Sami Mikhail awarded Distinguished Lecturership

Dr Sami Mikhail has been recognized by the Mineralogical Society of Great Britain and Ireland as one of the two Distinguished Lecturers for 2019/20.

31 October 2019

Acidic oceans triggered marine mass extinction during dinosaur die-off

New international study confirms a long-held theory about the last great mass extinction event and the evolution of marine life.

21 October 2019