Monthly Archives: August 2016


The Evolution of Natural Resources

iCRAG postdoctoral researcher, Dr Thomas Rigeler (iCRAG at TCD) has written an excellent blog post for On The Rocks on the evolution of natural resources and how exploring fro minerals is the oldest job on earth! You can read Thomas’ blog post here:

iCRAG Centre Manager, Dr Jennifer Craig, features on Silicon Republic

iCRAG Centre Manager Dr Jennifer Craig recently gave an interview to Silicon Republic as part of their series featuring real life scientists.

In her interview, Jennifer covers her experiences in the research sector and her subsequent move into the role of iCRAG Centre Manager. You can read Jennifer’s full interview here:

€500,000 awarded to iCRAG researcher to investigate calcite dating technique

Dr David Chew from iCRAG, the Science Foundation Ireland (SFI) funded research centre in applied geosciences, has been announced as a recipient of the SFI Investigators Programme award, worth €500,000 over 5 years. The award will be used to develop a new image-based approach to dating calcite by the uranium-lead method.

SFI Investigators Programme awards support […]