Welcome to the St Andrews Isotope Geochemistry (STAiG) laboratories. At STAiG we use high precision measurements of isotope ratios to investigate phenomena across the geosciences.

Our research is underpinned by a suite of cutting edge facilities, supporting a broad team of researchers interested in identifying, tracing, and timing processes in systems ranging from the solar system as a whole, through planetary differentiation and terrestrial volcanism, to ocean circulation and the biosphere.

STAiG News:

Permanent Research Officer Position

We are seeking a research officer to provide technical support and analytical development in our state-of-the-art MC-ICPMS isotope geochemistry laboratories. These host one Neptune and two Nu Instruments MC-ICP-MS, a 193-nm excimer laser, and two class 100 clean rooms...

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STAiG lab official opening

The STAiG lab celebrated its official opening on Friday 4 March 2016 with an afternoon’s workshop celebrating the many and varied uses of isotopes within the earth sciences and beyond. Highlights included tours of the new labs, a keynote address by Prof Alex Halliday (FRS), and a lively poster session, generously supported by ThermoFisher Scientific and EPSRC.

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