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New promotions in the Geology Department!
Congratulations to our new Associate Professors Emese Bordy and Johann Diener. Job well done!
A Geo-Traverse of 400 Million Years of Geological History!
Check out the Society for Sedimentary Geology (SEPM) sponsored field trip through the main Karoo Basin led by our Department's own Dr. Emese Bordy and Mr. Robert Muir from 8-13 November 2018.
New giant dinosaur found in South Africa!
Scientists from the University of Cape Town (UCT), University of the Witwatersrand, Oxford University, and the South African National Museum have described a plant-eating dinosaur that was the largest land animal on Earth, nearly 200 mya.
Workshop on orogenic gold - register today!
A two-day workshop focusing on the geology and exploration for orogenic gold deposits will be held at the University of Cape Town from February 2 to 3, 2019, the weekend prior to the Mining Indaba meeting.
Blue diamonds from the Earth's lower mantle
UCT Prof Steve Richardson and colleagues show that boron-bearing diamonds carry previously unrecognized mineral assemblages whose high-pressure precursors were stable in metamorphosed oceanic lithospheric slabs reaching the lower mantle.

 

 

 
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Saturday, 20 October 2018
Million year old monkey

Dr Pickering, a lead researcher involved in the discovery of an extinct monkey species in the Dominican Republic.

Publication Date:
Friday, September 18, 2015 - 12:15

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