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Durham University

Department of Earth Sciences

Research Programmes


We are a leading Earth Science department with researchers and teachers of the highest calibre. The Department contains a number of major research units including the Northern Centre for Isotopic and Elemental Tracing (NCIET), the Centre for Research in Earth Energy Systems (CeREES), the Kingsley Dunham Earth Imaging Laboratory, and a new Rock Deformation Laboratory. It also hosts the NERC UK Ocean-Bottom Instrumentation Facility (OBIF).


Postgraduate Prospectus 2020

Interested in postgraduate study? Download our 2020 prospectus.