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Volcanic Glass: Frozen Mantle Geochemistry in Iceland

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Summer time in research groups usually means two things: conferences and field work.  For me this summer it was field work and I had my first postdoctoral research trip to Iceland. Along with myself was Margaret Hartley a lecturer in … Continue reading

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Platinum group elements, layered mafic-ultramafic intrusions and halogens: A tale of two field campaigns…

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The platinum group elements (PGEs: ruthenium, rhodium, palladium, osmium, iridium and platinum) are vital to many modern industrial processes, most notably in fuel production and vehicle emission control (i.e. catalytic converters), as well as key components in numerous forms of … Continue reading

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PhD Fieldwork in Iceland: A Tale of Fire and Ice

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The last few blog posts have been out of this world, so I thought this week I would bring it down to Earth and tell you about the fieldwork I have been carrying out in Iceland for my PhD. My … Continue reading

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