Department of Earth Sciences
Two Lectureship positions in Earth Sciences available. For further information and how to apply, please click here.
Upcoming Department Seminars and Events:
Seminar Dr. Vasile Ersek (Northumbria): Robust palaeoclimate reconstructions using combined pollen and speleothem data
*Special Seminar* ESSAC/IODP Distinguished lecturer Dr. Paola Vannucchi (Royal Holloway): Understanding megathrust earthquakes through ocean drilling
Double success for PhD student Fienke Nanne
Double success for PhD student Fienke Nanne. Fenke has won a £1,000 Geological Society Research Grant to support her research, as well as winning the Best Poster Prize (sponsored by JAAS) at last week’s Research in Progress meeting of the Mineralogical and Geological societies' Geochemistry Group. Congratulations Fienke!
(1 Apr 2015)
Consortium Volcanic Health Hazard study funded
A consortium led by Dr. Claire Horwell (Earth Sciences/IHRR) with Lena Dominelli (SASS), Judith Covey (Psychology), Claudia Merli (Anthropology) and James Mason (School of Medicine) has been awarded £599,939 by The Wellcome Trust and the Department for International Development to conduct a study: A new evidence base for respiratory health interventions in volcanic eruption crises.
(10 Mar 2015)
Photography Competition - 3rd Prize
Congratulations to Geophysics PhD student Emma Gregory, who won 3rd prize in the Faculty of Science Photography Competition
(10 Mar 2015) » More about Photography Competition - 3rd Prize
BP Funding Success
BP have provided £65,000 for Prof. Bob Holdsworth and Prof. Ken McCaffrey to conduct work relating to the Claire Field, west of Shetland.
(7 Mar 2015)
Tweeted 5 days ago
- Durham Volcanologist Claire Horwell contributed to this landmark book on global volcanic risk
Tweeted 3 weeks ago
- Durham experts Claire Horwell and Rich Brown wrote chapters in upcoming 2nd Ed Encyclopedia of Volcanoes @ELSenviron http://t.co/dzRxIpc1yJ
Tweeted on Thu, 02 Apr 2015 10:57:39 +0100
- RT @CeREES: #GeoPressure2015 is go! Final programme released. Book your place at https://t.co/kFX7KqBQFi @Geopressure2015 @DurUniEarthSci
Tweeted on Wed, 25 Mar 2015 11:27:43 +0000
- RT @CoolCoasts: Exciting 0 and 1-D models on Day 1 #NumericalModelling #nerctraining @DurUniEarthSci @durham_uni @NERCscience Looking for m…
Tweeted on Wed, 25 Mar 2015 11:27:34 +0000
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