Northeast Asia may be one of the best natural laboratories to investigate both arc and intraplate volcanisms which have developed since the mid-Miocene. The arc volcanoes have occurred above the sinking young (Philippine) and old (Pacific) oceanic plates in Southwest and Northeast Japan subduction zones, respectively. The intraplate volcanoes across the Korean Peninsula and China have occurred abo ...[Read More]
Unravelling the geological past of the Sierra del Nevado, in South Andes, Argentina
Have you ever wondered to learn more about the geological setting of the Nevado volcano in Central-West Argentina? In this week’s blog, we have Georgina Rubiano Lorenzoni, a Ph.D. Geologist student from the Universidad Nacional de La Pampa in Argentina, who will guide us through her thesis aims, which are the identification and investigation of the petrogenesis and geochronology of the mountain ra ...[Read More]
Earth Science Beyond Academia
Although a career in academic research is a great choice for some, the majority of PhD students will pursue careers outside of universities and research institutes. This week, we learn about the experiences of PhD and Masters students who are embarking on successful careers beyond academia. Name: Deborah Wehner Degree: PhD in Earth Sciences New field: Tech Current Role: Software Developer E ...[Read More]
The “Geo-journey” of a PhD Candidate Geophysicist from Sicily to Uppsala.
Does the sound of pursuing a Ph.D. terrify you? Well, fear not because this week we have Samuel Zappalà from Uppsala University to tell us more about his inspiring story as a Ph.D. student at the Department of Earth Science in Uppsala. And, who knows maybe you will be inspired to pursue a Ph.D. in the future? How many times have you wondered if it is worth taking the risk to pursue a Ph.D. abroad, ...[Read More]