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Welcome to SAGES

SAGES pools world-leading expertise in geoscience and environmental science from across Scotland’s research base, creating an multi-disciplinary alliance at the forefront of earth and environmental research. We are a partnership between the Universities of Aberdeen, Abertay, Dundee, Edinburgh, Glasgow, St Andrews, Stirling, SAMS UHI, SUERC, and the West of Scotland. To find out more about SAGES download our Executive summary.


SAGES news updates to follow.

Funding opportunities NEW!

During 2013/14 the SFC awarded SAGES funds to participate in their Pools Engagement in European Research (PEER) and Postdoctoral & Early Career Researcher Exchanges (PECRE) schemes. SAGES members received awards totaling over 100k from these funding opportunities. To read our members reports on their research and how they benefited from SAGES support please visit the Links to research sections within the Themes area of the website.

Membership of SAGES

Would you like to become a SAGES member? Click on the "Become a member" menu for membership criteria and application process.

Upcoming events NEW!

The next SAGES Executive Committee meeting will be held at The University of Glasgow on 17 March 2015.

Graduate School news

The SAGES Annual Graduate School Retreat was held at The Burn, Edzell on 24-26 November 2014. This event was a great success and was well attended by existing SAGES PhD members and potential new members.

To read more information on this event and member feedback, please click on the Graduate School area of the website.


View the latest SAGES news items by clicking on the "SAGES News" menu.

Vacancies NEW!

Check the Opportunities section for new vacancies, latest post November 2014.