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Department of Earth Sciences

Department of Earth Sciences

Durham Alumna selected to guide paratriathlete at Rio Paralympic Games

Congratulations to former Earth Sciences department undergraduate Hazel Smith (2007) has been officially selected to guide paratriathlete Alison Patrick at the Paralympic Games in Rio:

You can follow Hazel's progress on her blog.

(25 Jul 2016)

Huge helium discovery ‘a life-saving find’

A new approach to gas exploration has discovered a huge helium gas field, which could address the increasingly critical shortage of this vital yet rare element.

(28 Jun 2016) » More about huge helium discovery ‘a life-saving find’

Promotions Successes

Three members of the Earth Sciences department have achieved promotions that will take effect from October 1st of this year. Richard Hobbs will be promoted to Professor, while Claire Horwell and Nic de Paola will both be promoted to Reader. Congratulations to all!

(13 Jun 2016)

Contact Details

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

Tel: +44 0191 3342300
Fax: +44 0191 3342301
E-mail: earth.sciences
Athena SWAN Bronze Award