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Department of Earth Sciences

Awards and honours

Some of the awards and honours received by staff of the Department of Earth Sciences at Durham University.

Professor Mark Allen AAPG Jules Braunstein Award 2004
Professor Jon Davidson Coke Medal, Geological Society of London 2011
University Christopherson/Knott Fellowship 2005
Leverhulme Fellowship 2005
Cloos Memorial Scholar (JHU) 2005
Professor Richard Davies Aberconway Medal 2007
Professor Gillian Foulger University of Durham Sir James Knott Research Fellowship 2001
Professorial Fellow, St Chad's College, Durham 2004
Fellowship, Icelandic National Academy of Sciences 2005
Price Medal of the Royal Astronomical Society 2005
Professor Jon Gluyas GSL Aberconway Medal 2000
Professor Robert Holdsworth Lyell Fund, Geological Society of London 2000
University of Durham ‘Excellence in Teaching’ award 2002
GSA Fellow 2004
Aberconway Medal, Geological Society of London 2006
Durham University Excellence in Doctoral Supervision 2007
Dr Jonny Imber Clough Memorial Award, Edinburgh Geological Society 2003
Dr Stuart Jones University of Durham ‘Excellence in Teaching’ award 2003
University of Durham ‘Excellence in Teaching’ award 2006
STEMNET Science Ambassador of the Year 2006
Professor Colin Macpherson University of Durham ‘Excellence in Teaching’ award 2004
Wollaston Fund Geological Society of London 2007
Professor Ken McCaffrey University of Durham ‘Excellence in Teaching’ award 2002
Murchison Fund Geological Society of London 2004
Royal Society Industry Fellow 2006
Professor Yaoling Niu Outstanding Overseas Chinese Scientist (NSFC) 2003
Northwest University Guest Professorship (China) 2004
Peking University Guest Professorship 2005
Nanjing University Concurrent Professorship 2005
China University of Geosciences Special Professorship 2005
GSA Fellow 2006
Leverhulme Research Fellowship 2009/10
Lanzhou University Honorary Professorship 2009
Professor Christine Peirce Coke Medal 2014
University of Durham Sir James Knott Research Fellowship 2006
Professor Roger Searle Leverhulme Study Abroad Fellowship 2003
Senior visiting scientist, Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution, Massachussetts 2003
Price Medal of the Royal Astronomical Society 2011
Elected AGU Fellow 2012
Professor David Selby William Smith Fund, Geological Society of London 2009