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New promotions in the Geology Department!
Congratulations to our new Associate Professors Emese Bordy and Johann Diener. Job well done!
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.
Geological ‘barcodes’: a unique way to date rocks
Using magnetostratigraphy to get to grips with the age of the Elliot Formation.

 

 

 
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Wednesday, 19 December 2018
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The Palaeontological Society of South Africa - Abstracts due!

Abstract due date is 15 April for the upcoming annual PSSA Conference in Stellenbosch.

Publication Date:
Wed, 23 Mar 2016 - 22:30
Million year old monkey

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

Publication Date:
Fri, 18 Sep 2015 - 12:15

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