Category Archives: academic life

Highly Allochthonous at AGU

Find out when and where we’ll be this year. Continue reading

Categories: academic life, conferences

What the kids are interested in these days

One of the courses I teach at Kent is an introductory geology course called ‘Earth Dynamics’. In my first lecture of term last week, I gave my new class a brief survey to get an idea of their previous exposure … Continue reading

Categories: academic life, teaching

The start of a complicated – but exciting – summer

With family on both sides of the Atlantic, the Allochthonous family always faces the prospect of a complicated summer, but this year we decided that we needed an additional science leg in the Pacific North West, and that we need … Continue reading

Categories: academic life, bloggery, by Anne, photos

March Meanderings

It’s been another month of fascinating scientific adventures for your resident hydrologist. It all began at the end of February, when I travelled to La Crosse, Wisconsin to the Upper Midwest Stream Restoration Symposium, which was a really stimulating and … Continue reading

Categories: academic life, by Anne, conferences, geomorphology

Scenic Saturday: Echoes of Mary Anning

On March 9th, 1847, the world lost a great scientist to breast cancer. She was poor, lacked formal education, and practiced a minority religion, but she had a keen eye and mind that helped see things that others couldn’t and … Continue reading

Categories: academic life, by Anne, fossils, Mesozoic, outcrops