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Examining an Ancient Sea Floor

There are few rare instances on the surface of our planet where the geology that underlies Earth’s mighty oceans can be directly observed, and moreover, quantitatively measured. Unst, Britain’s most northerly isle and…

Brain cells and alcohol?

Hey everyone,   It’s been more than a month since the leadership weekend and it was so nice meeting you there. Another definite plus that now I am (almost) proficient in building paper towers and plasticine shapes! On…

Reasons and Research

Hello all. And so the purgatorial period of exams conclude. Mine went… Well, they went. And now that they’ve went, they’ve gone, and that’s just that. It can be disquieting to ruminate too seriously over what you’ve…

At the starting line

  The beginnings of a leadership development programme The Laidlaw Undergraduate Internship Programme in Research and Leadership began recruiting at the start of 2015. By mid-March we have our first intake of 50…