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Sarah Guerin wins STEM photo competition
Deoxygenation levels similar to todays played key role in marine extinctions
Microbeam Workshop Monday, December 4th, 2023
Anna Morrison wins Trinity Student ESAI Undergraduate of the year Award 2023
Méabh Banríon awarded for outstanding recent research
Trinity College Dublin TR062 Geoscience Alumni Afternoon (2023)
Michaelmas term 2023 Seminars series
George Sevastopulo Paleontological Teaching Laboratory
Francis Hendron Retirement: Forty Years
The Paul and Jackie Blundell Scholarship
Geological Gallery opens in the Museum Building
Position available - Research Assistant (part-time) in the Earth Surface Research Laboratory
Geological Society of Ireland Spring Evening in the Museum, Tuesday, April 25th
Webinars on Systems Thinking and Systems Innovation
Joly Society Night at the Museum, 16 March 2023
Mid-term undergraduate field trips: Wexford and Antrim
Hilary term 2023 Seminars series


New job opening: Assistant Professor in Climate Innovation. Apply by November 30th
Climate Hackathon in the Museum Building October 27th
The synthetic rocks helping us understand how sought-after rare earth elements form
TCD Scientists Find Surprising Cause of Devastating Mass Extinctions
Michaelmas term 2022 Seminars series
Fully funded PhD Studentship available - Constraining carbon cycle dynamics and the latitudinal (poleward) expansion of climate belts during past global change events
Congratulations to Dr. Patrick Wyse Jackson on achieving Royal Irish Academy Membership
Geology staff appointed to RIA committee
New €3.7 million project will enable systemic adaptation to decarbonised economy and sustainable living
New part-time module on Climate Leadership open for applications
Department Opening: Three-year Teaching Fellow position in Environmental Geoscience.
iCrag Lab TCD collaborates with National Gallery of Ireland to restore monumental oil painting.
Recent publications by Geology staff
Hilary Term 2022 Seminars series


Two fully funded SFI and GSI PhD on offer, see the Research Opportunities page for more details
Forge your Future with Raw Materials - free online event Oct 19th-23rd
Michaelmas term 2021 Seminars series
Geology at Trinity College Dublin, Ireland, seeks Ph.D. students for a 4-year study
Hilary term 2021 Seminars series


Geologists discover new path to rare earth mineral formation
Michaelmas term 2020 Seminars series
Now filled - Geology at Trinity College Dublin, Ireland, seeks two Ph.D. students for a 4-year study
Cancelled in light of Covid-19 - John Joly lecture, Wednesday 11th March, 6pm
Introducing Palaeontology: new edition published
Cancelled - Hilary term 2020 Seminars series


Now Closed - PhD in Sea Level Change - Marine Institute/ERDF funded A4 project
Book Launch 12th Sept 2019 - The Museum Building of Trinity College Dublin:  A Model of Victorian Craftsmanship
Michaelmas term 2019 Seminars series
New Website launched - Geological Museum – Trinity College Dublin
Post-Doctoral position in Environmental Risk Perception and Communication (18 months, fully funded)
Now closed - PhD in Sea Level Change (4 years, fully funded)
The Departments of Geology and Botany at TCD, seek applicants for a 4-year fully funded PhD-project: Deadly kiss of the LIPs
Workshop: LA-ICPMS Fundamentals, Instrumentation, and Applications
Post-Doctoral Researcher in Offshore Geothermal Resource Management


Hidden history of Trinity’s Museum Building uncovered
A new book, Introducing Metamorphism, published
Professor of Geology and Mineralogy (1843) – specialization in Geochemistry
Assistant Professor in Earth Surface Geochemistry
Congratulations to Balz Kamber on his recent election as Member of the Royal Irish Academy
New International Taught Masters in Energy Science offered by Trinity College Dublin
Annals of Bryozoology published
The seemingly unremarkable crystals that could help predict volcanic eruptions
Geology Hilary Term Seminars


Sediment generation conference in TCD Geology in Summer 2018

Two postdoctoral positions on radon research

May 2017

IGRM conference hosted by Geology 3rd - 5th March

Download Technical Programme

Download Abstract Volume

March 2017



Goldschmidt 2015 Prague

September 2015


Comet the Likely Cause of Ancient Crater

November 2014