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Workshop by Prof Murphy

Workshop on publishing your research by Prof. Murphy

On 11 April, Professor Brendan Murphy (Haydn Williams Fellow) gave a seminar at the Curtin Applied Geology Department on the art of getting published in geoscience journals.

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Mandurah retreat

Another productive annual retreat for the Earth Dynamics Research Group

The Earth Dynamics Research Group recently spent a productive 2-days in Mandurah redressing the project aims and outcomes for all current group members.

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Prof. Brendan Murphy

Welcome Prof. Murphy!

Prof. Brendan Murphy is currently visiting the Earth Dynamics Research group at Curtin University as a Haydn Williams Fellow. He will be spending two academic terms with the department, one in early 2017 and another in 2018.

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Jiangyu Li

The Earth Dynamics Research Group is growing

December 2016 saw the addition of another member to the Earth Dynamics Research Group, Mr. Jiangyu Li.

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Evidence falls into place for once and future supercontinents

A number of IGCP 648 members, including our own Ross Mitchell, were quoted in a recent ScienceNews article written by Alexandra Witze.

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35th IGC

35th International  Geological Congress in Cape Town, 27 August – 4 September, 2016

IGCP project 648 was well presented at the 35th IGC, held during 27 August–4 September 2016 in Cape Town, South Africa.

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Ms Silvia Volante

Latest addition to the team

We would like to welcome our latest addition to the Earth Dynamics Research Group, Ms. Silvia Volante.

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Seventh International Dyke Conference (IDC7) in Beijing, 18-20 August, 2016

IGCP 648 co-sponsored a successful Seventh International Dyke Conference in Beijing (

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Prof. Hoffman

CCFS Short Course on Snowball Earth by Professor Paul Hoffman

A CCFS-sponsored short course on the global climatic phenomenon known as Snowball Earth was held at Curtin University on 15 July, 2016. The seminars were recorded and are available to view online.



Prof. Li awarded S.W. Carey Medal, 2016

At the Australian Earth Science Convention 2016 held in Adelaide, Prof. Li was honoured by being presented the S.W. Carey medal by the Geological Society of Australia. The S.W. Carey medal is awarded to a person distinguished in the field of tectonics and is in honour of S.W. “Sam” Carey who won international respect and renown as a provocative generator of new, major integrative hypotheses that were revolutionary but highly credible concerning the dynamics of our earth.


2016 Australian Earth Sciences Convention session – Adelaide, 26–30 June, 2016

IGCP 648 sponsored session on “Supercontinent Cycles and Global Geodynamics” at the Australian Earth Sciences Convention (AESC) 2016 was a success.