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Department of Earth Sciences

Department of Earth Sciences

Using modern clastic sedimentary environments to understand reservoir quality in ancient and deeply buried petroleum reservoirs.

Tuesday 24th January 2017, 12:00pm - 1:00pm, Arthur Holmes Building - ES228 -TR1, Prof. Richard Worden -Professor of Sedimentology, University of Liverpool

NERC Centre for Doctoral Training in Oil and Gas and NERC IAPETUS Doctoral Training Program

The Doctoral Training Partnerships (DTP) invites applications for a number of fully funded PhD studentships starting in September 2017. More information about the exciting projects can be found here.

(16 Jan 2017)

Mysterious sea creature part of a new family

One branch on the tree of life is a bit more crowded today as a team of scientists have revealed what a bizarre group of cone-shaped sea creatures actually are, as reported in Nature.

(12 Jan 2017) » More about mysterious sea creature part of a new family

Distinguished Geologic Career Award in the Mineralogy, Geochemistry, Petrology and Volcanology (MGPV) Division

We am very pleased to report that the Geological Society of America has chosen Jon Davidson to receive the 2017 Distinguished Geologic Career Award of its Mineralogy, Geochemistry, Petrology and Volcanology (MGPV) Division. This award recognizes geologic work and places contributions as a geologist, first and foremost, with particular emphasis on field-observations.

Along with his AGU Fellowship award, which his wife Donna collected on Wednesday at the AGU Fall Meeting, this means that both of North America’s largest professional/learned geoscience societies have honoured Jon’s career this year.

(21 Dec 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

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