News & Events


  • T.C. Chamberlin Postdoctoral Fellowship Available

    September 04, 2017

    The Department of the Geophysical Sciences at The University of Chicago invites applications for the T.C. Chamberlin Postdoctoral Fellowship. We seek outstanding scientists who lead creative investigations into the nature of Earth and other planetary bodies -- their physics, biology, chemistry, climate, and history -- and who have a desire to participate in the broad intellectual life of the Department and the University. Click on the link to learn more.

  • Shaw awarded AGU’s Macelwane medal

    July 20, 2017

    Associate Professor Tiffany Shaw has been awarded AGU's Macelwane medal. The Macelwane Medal is given annually to three or up to five honorees in recognition for “significant contributions to the geophysical sciences by an outstanding early career scientist.” Congratulations Tiffany! Professor Robert Kopp of Rutgers, a DoGS undergraduate alumnus, will also receive the Macelwane medal this year.

  • Thompson wins Harper Fellowship

    July 12, 2017

    Graduate student Lily Thompson was awarded a William Rainey Harper Dissertation Fellowship, one of the highest honors that the University of Chicago grants doctoral candidates. Each Harper Fellowship includes a $4,000 stipend. Lily is studying the material properties of hydrous phases under extreme high-pressure and high-temperature conditions utilizing a combination of theoretical calculations and synchrotron-based diamond anvil cell experiments. She is advised by Associate Professor Andy Campbell.