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Department of Earth Sciences

Department of Earth Sciences

Two Lectureship positions in Earth Sciences available. For further information and how to apply, please click here.


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Geopressure2015 – A huge success for Durham

In April CeREES (and the Department of Earth Science) hosted an international conference at Durham University, entitled, “Geopresssure2015 – The Life Cycle of a Well’. The Conference, which ran from 14th – 16th April 2015 in the University’s Calman Learning Centre, focused on pore fluid and fracture pressure in hydrocarbon exploration. 

(6 May 2015) » More about Geopressure2015 – A huge success for Durham


Prof. Christine Peirce elected to the Council of the Geological Society

Department of Earth Sciences Professor Christine Peirce has been elected to the Council of the Geological Society of London in the recent ballot. Prof. Peirce and the six other candidates receiving the most votes will go forward to the Annual General Meeting on 3 June 2015 for election as Council members. 

(https://www.geolsoc.org.uk/About/Governance/Election-Results-2015) 

(5 May 2015)


Prof. Christine Peirce elected Vice President (Geophysics) of the Royal Astronomical Society

(5 May 2015)


Professor Bob Holdsworth appointed as an ‘Anniversary Ambassador’ by NERC

During 2015, Bob will be meeting politicians, stakeholders and the general public, to promote the geoscience and environmental advances of NERC-funded science in the 50 years since the research council was formed.

(5 May 2015) » More about Professor Bob Holdsworth appointed as an ‘Anniversary Ambassador’ by NERC



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Department of Earth Sciences,
Durham University,
Science Labs,
Durham DH1 3LE

Tel: +44 0191 3342300
Fax: +44 0191 3342301
E-mail: earth.sciences @durham.ac.uk

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