Best oral and poster presentations award for Corin Jorgenson and Sabi Peris Cabré
December 3, 2019

At this year’s Swiss Geoscience Meeting in Fribourg, two of our master students, Corin Jorgenson and Sabi Peris Cabré, were awarded the price for the best oral and poster presentations, respectively. Corin presented “Consequences of magma-CO2 interaction for explosive volcanism at Colli Albani (Ita…

Workshop: Flood in a warmer world: insight from paleohydrology
November 20, 2019

During the last 11-13 of November, the Earth Science Department hosted the first workshop of the second phase of the PAGES Flood Working Group (FWG). More than 30 researcher from different countries were discussed how the gathered information from past flood events can contribute to a better underst…

Geothermal drilling in Geneva: Outreach activity for the Energy Transition
November 19, 2019

In occasion of the Open Day organised by the Services Industriels de Genève (SIG) and the Canton of Geneva for the kick-off of second GEO-02 geothermal exploration well being drilled now in Lully in the framework of the GEothermie2020 program, the University of Geneva hosted several booths where exp…

Best poster award for Inés Segovia Campos
November 6, 2019

Last week Inés Segovia Campos was awarded with the prize to the best poster presentation at the International Conference and Workshop Microbialites: Formation, Evolution, Diagenesis (M-Fed) in Dijon (France) for her poster « A newly described biomineralization process shared by numerous species ?». …

Costanza Bonadonna among the 100 outstanding career representatives
November 5, 2019

As part of an Interreg PILE project (Interregional Equality Laboratory Project) and a swissuniversities cooperation project, led by the Equality Service of the University of Geneva, a communication and awareness-raising campaign on the theme of "100 women and thousands more" has been set up to highl…

Understanding wind-remobilisation processes of volcanic ash
November 5, 2019

Les éruptions explosives peuvent injecter dans l'atmosphère de grandes quantités de matériaux volcaniques qui, lorsqu'ils retombent sur le sol, peuvent recouvrir de vastes surfaces s'étendant sur des centaines, voire des milliers de kilomètres. Dans des conditions météorologiques et pédologiques fav…

Best Paper Award in the Solar Energy journal
November 4, 2019

We are happy to announce that the following UNIGE paper was selected as the Best Paper published in the Solar Energy journal in the last two years in the category Solar Heating and Cooling, Buildings and Other: Solar assisted heat pump system for multifamily buildings: Towards a seasonal performance…

Oliver Higgins won an Early Career Researcher award for the best presentation at the VoiLA workshop in Trinidad
October 9, 2019

Oliver Higgins won an Early Career Researcher Award from Nature Communications for giving the best talk at the Volatiles in the Lesser Antilles workshop (Trinidad) in September 2019. This was presenting his PhD study which focusses on the magmatic system on St Kitts, Lesser Antilles.

Marion Grosjean was awarded the prize for best poster presentation at the SGA 2019 Meeting
September 4, 2019

Marion Grosjean was awarded the prize for best poster presentation at the 2019 biannual SGA meeting in Glasgow

Bertrand Rottier receives the SGA 2019 Award for Best Paper in Mineralium Deposita
September 3, 2019

Bertrand Rottier received at the SGA 2019 Meeting in Glasgow the Mineralium Deposita Best Paper Award for the period 2017-2018. The article derives from his PhD thesis, completed in the Mineral Resources and Geofluids Group. Bertrand Rottier has been recently appointed Assistant Tenure-Track Profes…