Latest news about our research. Project progress and collaboration. Awards and achievements.
Debbie White who was awarded the RSC Water Science Forum Poster Prize for Best Poster at the "Emerging contaminants in waters and soils, practical considerations: Sampling, analysis and consequences" conference. Her poster, co-authored by Dan Lapworth, Marianne Stuart and Peter Williams, was titled, “Profiling micro-organic contaminants in groundwater using multi-level piezometers”.
Welcome to Dr Clement Uguna who has joined BGS as a Research Fellow within Organic Geochemistry and the Centre for Environmental Geochemistry. Clement is investigating the mechanism of shale gas formation and how gas is stored within shale rocks in unconventional reservoirs by using high water pressure pyrolysis technique to simulate shale gas generation as a function of temperature and pressure over geological time scales. This is to improve our understanding of the mechanism of shale gas formation and how it is stored within shale rocks.
Prof Julian Henderson from the Department of Archaeology, University of Nottingham, has been appointed as Visiting Research Associate within the Centre for Environmental Geochemistry, British Geological Survey. Julian's research interests include understand the sources and roles of geological and environmental materials such as sand, plants or clays in the production and trade of ancient materials including glass and pottery and investigating the impact of ancient mining and material production on the environment both in the past and in the present with Prof Jane Evans and Dr Simon Chenery (BGS).
It is with deep regret that we announce the death of Russ Evans (Dr J R Evans) who sadly passed away on 1 December after a brave battle with cancer. We have lost a valued colleague and our thoughts are with his family.