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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+ new Director NEW!

SAGES+ is delighted to announce that Professor Mark Inall will be its new Director from 1st December 2015.

Professor Inall is Associate Director & Principal Investigator in Physical Oceanography at the Scottish Association for Marine Science (SAMS).Click here for more.

SAGES+ Launch event

We are delighted to announce our launch event for SAGES+

This will be held from 13:00 - 18:00 at The Royal Society of Edinburgh on Friday 20 November 2015. The event is open to all SAGES+ members and full details can be found on the event programme.

Please contact Carol Thomson to register

Registration deadline 9 November 2015

SAGES+ Twitter account

SAGES+ has joined TWITTER,

Funding opportunities

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 PEER & PECRE reports area of the website.

Membership of SAGES

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

Upcoming events

The 6th meeting of SURGE will take place on 23 November 2015 at the University of Aberdeen.

Society Theme 2nd workshop on Transformative Adaptation to Climate Change will take place on 27 November 2015 at the University of the West of Scotland.

Graduate School news NEW!

The Graduate School Retreat will be held at The Burn on 23 & 24 November 2015. This event is now open for registration. Please refer to the Graduate School area of the website for further information.


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