School of Ocean and Earth Science (SOES)

SOES PhD student wins Geological Society’s President’s Award

PhD student Michele Paulatto

Michele Paulatto, a PhD student at the University of Southampton’s School of Ocean and Earth Science (SOES) based at the National Oceanography Centre, Southampton, has been awarded one of the Geological Society’s President’s Awards for 2011.

Arctic climate variation under ancient greenhouse conditions

The Cretaceous diatom Stephanopyxis

Tiny organisms preserved in marine sediments hold clues about Arctic climate variation during an ancient episode of greenhouse warming.

UK Nitrogen Fixation-GEOTRACES Expedition 2011

Dust Sunset

RRS Discovery UK Nitrogen Fixation - GEOTRACES Expedition 2011

Dr Heiko Pälike awarded the 2011 Wollaston Fund by the Geological Society, London

Dr Heiko Pälike

Dr Heiko Pälike of the University of Southampton’s School of Ocean and Earth Science (SOES) based at National Oceanography Centre, Southampton, has been awarded the prestigious Wollaston Fund, presented by the Geological Society, London, the Learned and Professional Society for Geoscientists in the UK.

Sea-level researchers win major funding

A major Southampton-led consortium project to study past and possible future sea-level rise has received a major grant award of £3.3 million over five years from the UK’s Natural Environment Research Council (NERC).

Postgraduate student prize winners

Double award winner Casey Nixon

Three PhD students of the University of Southampton’s School of Ocean and Earth Science (SOES) based at the National Oceanography Centre in Southampton have won awards for presentations given at scientific conferences.

Southampton oceanographer wins prestigious award

Professor Eelco Rohling

Professor Eelco Rohling of the University of Southampton’s School of Ocean and Earth Science based at the National Oceanography Centre, Southampton has been awarded a prestigious Wolfson Research Merit Award by the Royal Society, the UK’s national academy of science.

Southampton oceanographer awarded prestigious Fellowship

Professor Harry Bryden FRS

Major prize for Southampton oceanographer

Dr Alberto Naveira Garabato

Physical oceanography expert Dr Alberto Naveira Garabato has been awarded a 2010 Philip Leverhulme Prize. These prestigious prizes are awarded annually to the "best young scientists in the UK" and carry a value of £70,000 that the prize holder can use for any purpose in support of their research activity.

Environmental enterprise

From left: Victoire Rerolle, Alex Beaton and David Owsianka

A team of students representing the University of Southampton has won the Southern regional heat of a national enterprise competition.