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Petroleum Basins Analysis, Orkney visitors and YP Mentor Networking – all in a week’s work for the CDT’s second student cohort

The 2015 cohort returned to Heriot-Watt in mid-February for the second module in their year 1 training programme. An Introduction to Geology session was held at the Dovecot Tapestry Studios in Edinburgh City Centre, hosted by Andy Bell, regional team leader, Global Geology Research and including a ‘treasure-hunt’ to identify various stones used in the […]


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Biostratigraphy and Carbonate Sequence Stratigraphy

The NERC CDT training programme comprises 20 weeks of training, 16 of which are mandatory training for all students and 4 weeks comprise optional modules. The overall aim of the training program is to give students the opportunity to take advanced level courses applicable to their area of research, and to widen their knowledge and […]


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2015 Environmental Impact and Regulation module

The first two weeks of November have seen the new 2015 cohort of CDT PhD students undertake their first tailored training modules, based at Heriot Watt University. The students were introduced to the CDT community at the Annual Conference, which was followed by a two-day Induction course giving a half-day session to each of the […]


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Annual Conference 2015

The NERC Centre for Doctoral Training (CDT) in Oil & Gas held its annual conference on November 2nd 2015 at Heriot-Watt University. The conference was opened by the University’s Principal, Prof. Williams, the Scottish Minister for Energy, Business and Tourism, Fergus Ewing MSP, and NERC’s Director of Science & Innovation, Dr Ian Gillespie.


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NERC CDT at 77th EAGE Conference & Exhibition, Madrid

The NERC CDT took its message of collaborative research and training between academia, industry and regulators to its first international meeting by exhibiting at the 77th Annual Conference of the European Association of Geoscientists and Engineers (EAGE) in Madrid from 1st – 4th June 2015.


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