Geology for Global Development

Guest Blogs

From Our Archives: Guest Blogs (2)

We’ve gone back even further into our archives (back to our old blog site in fact!) to bring you some brilliant guest blogs written by students and professionals on topics ranging from water to ocean nutrients!  **Hydrogeology/Water and Sanitation Donald John MacAllister – Groundwater Use and Challenges in South Asia Christopher Barry – Water of Life Project – Safe Drinking ...[Read More]

From Our Archives: Guest Blogs (1)

Over the past couple of years we have had some excellent guest blogs, from students and highly experienced professionals. We’ve put a number of these below – grouped into three categories (hazards and disaster risk reduction; water and sanitation; general development). In a couple of weeks we’ll be linking to another group of excellent guest blogs also! Hazards and Disaster Risk ...[Read More]

Guest Blog: Chris Phillips of MapAction Visits GfGD Oxford

Ana Heureux (GfGD Ambassador, Oxford) writes about a recent talk to the Oxford GfGD University Group. Chris Phillips came to Oxford on November 5th and gave the first talk of the academic year, talking about his work with MapAction.   Between work at the Ordnance Survey, travelling and volunteering for MapAction and travelling for pleasure, Chris Phillips keeps himself busy. When Chris arrive ...[Read More]

Guest Blog: Before the wells run dry… New Competition!

Geraint Burrows, Head of HWB-UK, shares an exciting competition that Earth Scientists could enter in collaboration with engineers or other stakeholders…Hydrogeologists without Borders UK (HWB-UK), in partnership with Engineers Without Borders UK (EWB-UK), have launched a competition entitled ‘Before the well runs dry’. The competition challenges innovators to design a new cost-ef ...[Read More]