Matthew Agius

Matthew Agius is a recent PhD graduate from the Dublin Institute for Advanced Studies in Ireland and is now doing research at the University of Southampton (National Oceanography Centre). His research focuses on the dynamics of the lithosphere beneath Tibet, the Central Mediterranean, and the Pacific Ocean. Matthew’s role as a young scientist representative is to promote the efforts done by young researchers and to engage in discussions that concern seismology students. You can reach Matthew via e-mail at

Job opportunity at the University of Malta

The University of Malta

The Seismic Monitoring and Research Group (SMRG) within the Department of Geosciences at the University of Malta requires the services of a Research Support Officer to work on projects and activities conducted by the group. The position requires the successful applicant to: contribute actively towards the operation and maintenance of the Malta Seismic Network and Virtual Mediterranean Regional Net ...[Read More]

L’Aquila seismologists cleared for good

L'Aquila earthquake internsity map

Many European and international seismologists have been following the court saga that taunted the local earthquake scientist following the 2009 L’Aquila earthquake (central Italy).  Finally, the Italian supreme court has  cleared the scientists for good !  Several website, blogs, journals and even conference sessions have highlighted the case:  BBC, The Guardian, EOS, AGU, EGU, Natural Hazar ...[Read More]

EGU2016: Early Career Scientist’s Travel Award

EGU2016: Early Career Scientist’s Travel Award

The European Geosciences Union is pleased to announce the start of the abstract submission for the EGU General Assembly 2016 (EGU2016), 17–22 Apr 2016, Vienna, Austria. You are cordially invited to browse through the sessions at: Each session shows the Abstract Submission link. Using this link you are asked to log in to the Copernicus ...[Read More]

Seismix 2016


Seismix 2016 Dates: Sunday May 15 to Friday May 20, 2016 Location: Macdonald Aviemore Resort, Aviemore, Scotland Seismix is an international symposium on seismic imaging that is held every two years. The first meeting was held at Cornell in 1984, and since that time, it has visited Canada, Australia, Finland, China, Spain and many other places around the world. The original motivation for Seismix ...[Read More]