Monthly Archives: October 2013

The magnetic field is fluctuating as it falls…

We just published a new paper lead-authored by Lennart de Groot at Utrecht University who just recently got his PhD “Cum Laude” (quite a distinction). The paper is online here and I’ve tried to summarise it below. The Earth’s magnetic … Continue reading

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Magnetic Personalities – Analysing palaeointensity data

At the latest magnetic personalities meeting we looked at a paper by Ron Shaar and Lisa Tauxe named ‘Thellier GUI: An integrated tool for analysing palaeointensity data from Thellier type experiments’ published in Geochemistry, Geophysics, Geosystems. I chose this paper … Continue reading

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NERC Young Entrepreneurship Competition

Last week, Megan and I were away in Oxford taking part in a National Environmental Research Council (NERC) sponsored young entrepreneurs competition. The competition is called, EnvironmentYES! (Think Dragon’s Den!). In the competition, teams of early-career researchers (PhD students and … Continue reading

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