European Geoscience Union Meeting 2024

The 5-day conference in Austria’s capital, Vienna, with over 18,000 in attendance, is the meeting that offers an invaluable opportunity for networking and knowledge exchange. Our team of researchers…

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The Plant-Climate Interaction Lab houses a new Nikon stereomicroscope

The Plant/Climate Interaction Lab houses a new Nikon stereomicroscope, supported by iCRAG and ERC-TERRAFORM, configured to create high-resolution maps of complex materials. The system uses a high…

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Understanding how fossilisation of plants works

Researchers from the TERRAFORM team visited University College Cork in March to carry out a pilot project in experimental taphonomy with collaborator Maria McNamara. Postdoc Will Matthaeus and PhD…

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New publication!

The ERC-funded TERRAFORM project team, led by Prof. McElwain recently published in New Phytologist a comprehensive review in which they took a unique approach, evaluating which extant plant traits…

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“The Birth of the Modern World: Understanding Floral Dynamics during the Mesozoic”

In February, we had the pleasure of hosting Dr Mario Coiro from the University of Vienna when he visited Trinity College Dublin for his School of Natural Sciences’ Research Seminar talk. Dr Coiro is…

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Botany-Zoology Postgraduate Symposium 2024

Each year at Trinity College Dublin, the Botany-Zoology Postgraduate Symposium provides a space for students to voice their research and present their projects to the wider School of Natural…

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