Oxford Geology Group's annual science communication competition for PhD students. The candidates this year are:
Eleni Wood (Open University) 'Grains of wisdom from the Himalaya: a metamorphic memoir'.
Marta Pienkowska-Cote (University of Oxford) 'Simulations of earthquakes: the whys and the hows of speed and accuracy.'
Lawrence Percival (University of Oxford) 'Unravelling modern climate change by looking to the past. Can mercury be used to tie past climate change to volcanic CO2 emissins?'.
Lucy Kissick (University of Oxford) 'Order out of chaos: linking a Martian canyon to the largest floods in the Solar System'.
Ronnie Guthrie (University of Oxford) 'Ocean anoxia in the Age of the Fishes.'
Josh Combs (University of Oxford) 'The Elmalhat anorthosite complex of the Reguibat Shield in Western Sahara'.
Edward Baker (University of Oxford) 'Lunar crystallisation'.
Tyler Ambrose (University of Oxford) 'How tectonic plate boundaries develop: the major role of minor phases.'
The ticket covers full admission, tea/coffee and a buffet lunch.
More information at www.ogg.rocks