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Geoff Bromiley

Geoff Bromiley

Extreme conditions: making planets in the lab

Venusian volcanoes may have miniature replicas on Earth

This is a short piece which I wrote for the University of Edinburgh’s Teaching Matters blog in 2019. They were running a series of posts on topic of “research-led teaching”. I’ve always thought of teaching and research as things which go very much hand-in-hand, and in this post I demonstrate how teaching can actually contribute to advances in research as well. The work I talk about here was published in Icarus (you can read the paper here) and received some nice coverage in the wider media, including this article in the excellent New Scientist. This all stemmed from a conversation on our 4th year undergraduate Cyprus fieldtrip…..

Cypriot pancakes, peanut butter and the rewards of teaching-led research


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