Institute for Geophysics, Jackson School of Geosciences, University of Texas at Austin

UTIG is hiring!

* Shell chair in Geophysics

UTIG Research Scientist Aboard NOAA Expedition

UTIG Sponsors Science Olympiad Events

Long Island Wins Ultimate Faceoff Against Hurricane Sandy

Teachers Arrive for NSF "DIG Texas" Instructional Blueprint Project

2014 MG&G Field Course
Teaching Students


UTIG Graduate Student Fellowships

The UTIG Fellowship Committee is now accepting applications from continuing graduate students for Ewing/Worzel and Gale White Fellowships for individual semesters during the 2014-2015 academic year. UTIG Fellowships recognize students with exceptional merit, progress towards degree, strong research potential, and service to UTIG. Download the application.

UTIG Is Hiring!

UTIG is seeking applicants for a position as a senior research scientist who would serve as the Shell Chair in Geophysics.

Teachers Arrive for NSF "DIG Texas" Instructional Blueprint Project

UTIG recently welcomed three minority-serving public school district science teachers as "education interns" to participate in the DIG Texas (Diversity and Innovation for Geosciences in Texas) Instructional Blueprint project. Read more.

UTIG Geologist Quoted in Several Articles on Gulf of Mexico Crude Oil Drilling

UTIG senior research scientist, John Snedden, recently contributed comments for several articles, including a front-page newspaper article regarding crude oil exploration operations in the Gulf of Mexico. Find out more.

UTIG Sponsors Science Olympiad Events

UTIG became a Silver Sponsor this year for the Science Olympiad, an annual national competition built upon science-themed challenges for middle school and high school students. Read more.

Researchers Find Major West Antarctic Glacier Melting From Geothermal Sources

UTIG researchers report that Thwaites Glacier, the large, rapidly changing outlet of the West Antarctic Ice Sheet, is not only being eroded by the ocean, it's being melted from below by geothermal heat. Find out more.