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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.


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)



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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 @durham.ac.uk

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