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Durham University

Department of Earth Sciences


Self-funded PhD Student Wins UK Tectonic Studies Group Medal 2021

(12 January 2021)

Kit in the field

Kit Hardman, a recently completed and self-funded PhD student in this Department (now at the University of Hull) has just been awarded the UK Tectonic Studies Group Ramsay Medal for his paper:

Hardman, K., Holdsworth, R.E., Dempsey, E. and McCaffrey, K. 2020. 

The nature and significance of rift-related, near-surface fissure fill networks in fractured carbonates below regional unconformities. 

Journal of the Geological Society, 

This prestigious international award is made to the Early Career Researcher who has been judged to have produced the best publication arising directly from their postgraduate research project. The paper must be in the field of tectonics and structural geology and been published in the 12-month period before the closing date. It must also have been written primarily by the nominee, based on their own research. 


Many congratulations to Kit