Congratulations to Michael Chin from the Earthbyte group on winning this year’s NeCTAR/ANDS #nadojo competition. Michael demonstrated a new web-enabled GPlates prototype on the NECTAR/ANDS eResearch computing infrastructure, porting some of the powerful plate reconstruction capabilities to the web. The new GPlates competed with several other candidates from universities and research institutes in Australia, and … Read more…
Congratulations to Luke Mondy who won the L. A. Richardson Memorial Prize.
Congratulations to Daniel Clark for winning the Deas-Thomson Scholarship in Mineralogy.
Congratulations to Joel Potter for winning the Leo A Cotton Prize in Exploration Geophysics.
Congratulations to Sabin Zahirovic for winning the Postgraduate Research Prize for Outstanding Academic Achievement (Faculty of Science). Sabin also picked up the George Harris Scholarship (School of Geosciences). Well done Sabin!
Congratulations to Grace Shephard for being selected to participate in the 62nd Lindau Nobel Laureate Meeting, which is dedicated to Physics this year. Only the 592 most qualified Young Researchers can be given the opportunity to enrich and share the unique atmosphere of the Lindau Nobel Laureate Meetings. Congratulations Grace! Lindau Nobel Laureate Meetings website
Congratulations to Kara Matthews who has been awarded the prestigious Chris Powell Medal for Postgraduate Research in Tectonics and Structural Geology from the Geological Society of Australia. She was presented her medal at a meeting of the Specialist Group in Tectonics & Structural Geology in Waratah Bay, Victoria. Well done Kara! Download the paper – … Read more…
Congratulations to PhD student Logan Yeo and honours student Allison Thomas who have both been awarded a PESA Tertiary Study Grant. Logan won the award for his PhD project on Integrating deep earth and surface processes for frontier basin exploration and Allison Thomas won hers for her Honours thesis on “Oil Migration in the Late Archaean Witwatersrand … Read more…
Congratulations to Grace Shephard who won the PESA Tertiary Study Grant for her PhD project on Linking deep Earth structure and surface topography through geodynamic models. Well done Grace!
GPlates has been accepted by Softpedia which is a popular library of over 400,000 free and free-to-try software programs and is one of the top 500 websites (according to Alexa traffic rankings). Since GPlates’ acceptance yesterday (30th June) it has already been downloaded over 1,000 times according to Softpedia. This is significant considering that the … Read more…
Congratulations to PhD students Sabin Zahirovic and Aedon Talsma who both received the University of Sydney, Faculty of Science Award for Citizenship for their contribution to extra-curricular activities at the university. Well done!
Congratulations to PhD student Kayla Maloney who has been awarded a University of Sydney Postgraduate Research Prize for Outstanding Academic Achievement, based on her paper “Crustal growth during back-arc closure: Cretaceous exhumation history of Cordillera Darwin, southern Patagonia” in J. Metamorphic Petrology (Maloney et al., 2011). Well done Kayla!
Congratulations to Jo Whittaker who was announced by the Australian Institute of Policy and Science as one of the outstanding young researchers and communicators to receive a 2010 NSW Young Tall Poppy Science Award. Download and read the article here – pdf
Congratulations to Ben Dickinson who was awarded the Earth Resources Foundation 2nd Year Scholarship. Well done Ben!
Congratulations to Ana Gibbons who was awarded the George Harris Scholarship. Well done Ana!
Congratulations to Balraj Hansra who was awarded the Prospectors Supplies Pty Ltd – Suunto Prize. Well done Balraj!
Congratulations to Kara Matthews who was awarded the L. A. Richardson Memorial Prize. Well done Kara!
Congratulations to Grace Shephard who was awarded the L. A. Richardson Memorial Prize. Well done Grace!
Congratulations to Dietmar Müller who was awarded the Forschungsgemeinschaft (German Research Foundation) Mercator Professor Fellowship at the Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität München, Germany).
Congratulations to Aedon Talsma who picked up both the Petroleum Exploration Society of Australia Study Grant and the Leo A. Cotton Prize in Exploration Geophysics. Well done Aedon!
Congratulations to Aaron Tyler for winning the Quodling Testimonial Prize for Crystallography and Petrology. Well done Aaron!
Congratulations to Sabin Zahirovic who has won a GSA-NSW scholarship to support his attendance at the 2010 Australian Earth Sciences Convention in Canberra.
Congratulations to Nicholas Herold for winning the George Harris Scholarship. Well done Nicholas!
Congratulations to Kara Matthews who was awarded the Third Year Fugro Ground and Airborne Geophysics Prize. Well done Kara!
Congratulations to Prof. Dietmar Müller who has been awarded one of only 15 Australian Laureate Fellowships.
Congratulations to Judith Tong who was awarded the University of Sydney Postgraduate Research Prize for Outstanding Achievement 2009. Well done Judith!
Congratulations to Sabin Zahirovic for winning the Quodling Testimonial Prize for Crystallography and Petrology. Well done Sabin!
Congratulations to Hannah Lane for winning the Petroleum Exploration Society of Australia Study Grant. Well done Hannah!
Congratulations to Ana Gibbons for winning the Petroleum Exploration Society of Australia Study Grant. Well done Ana!
Congratulations to Rhiannon McKeon for winning the L. A. Richardson Memorial Prize in Exploration Geophysics and the Deas-Thomson Scholarship in Geology. Well done Rhiannon!