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Prof. Dingwell next president of the world´s volcanologist society (IAVCEI)


Prof. D. B. Dingwell, Chair of Mineralogy and Petrology and currently Director of the Department of Earth and Environmental Sciences is to become the next President of the global association of the world´s volcanologists. The IAVCEI (International Association of Volcanology and Chemistry of the Earth´s Interior) is a 100-year-old association which conducts activities on behalf of volcanologists worldwide. In addition to conducting top-level scientific meetings worldwide, IAVCEI commonly generates positions and opinions on matters related to the hazard and risk potential of volcanoes and the best practices of volcanology. Prof. Dingwell will serve for four years (2015-2019).