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March 2012 – DIAS Geophysics Scholar Wins Best Student Talk Prize

Andrew Schaeffer from the Geophysics section of the School of Cosmic Physics won the best student talk prize at the recent 2012 Irish Geological Research Meeting (IGRM). The 2012 IGRM took place at University College Cork from February 17-19. Andrew spoke on his research on global seismic tomography and was congratulated by the jury and by colleagues from across Ireland on an outstanding presentation.  His talk was entitled “Anisotropic structure of the upper mantle, imaged using surface and S waveform tomography.”