Author Archives: Chris Rowan

Come research with us!

It’s a truth universally acknowledged that a university professor with an active research program must be in want of grad students. MS and PhD students are generally the people who actually do all of the interesting science that we never … Continue reading

Categories: academic life

L’Aquila earthquake manslaughter verdict reversed

It should come as no surprise that I think that this is the right result: Six seismologists accused of misleading the public about the risk of an earthquake in Italy were cleared of manslaughter on 10 November. An appeals court … Continue reading

Categories: earthquakes, public science, society

Tuesday dispatches from GSA: Vancouver

Poster time for Chris! Cool science for everybody! Continue reading

Categories: academic life, conferences

Monday dispatches from GSA: Vancouver

The arrival of the long-threatened rain did not dampen lots of cool science.. Continue reading

Categories: academic life, conferences, geomorphology

Sunday dispatches from GSA: Vancouver

View the story “GSA Day 1” on Storify

Categories: academic life, by Anne, conferences, earthquakes, geology