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Volcanic Margins Research Consortium

Volcanic Margins Research Consortium


Whodungit? Using coprolite chemistry to investigate diet, digestion and digestive tract microbes in the fossil record.

12th December 2017, 12:00 to 13:00, Arthur Holmes Building - ES230 -TR3, Dr. Fiona Gill - Lecturer in Palaeontology and Geochemistry, University of Leeds


 Volcanic Margins Research Consortium


The Volcanic Margins Research Consortium (VMRC) provides the petroleum industry with training and research expertise in volcanology, sedimentology and structural geology of volcanic margins. The consortium comprises academic staff at the universities of Durham, Aberdeen, Glasgow, Leicester and CASP, and industry partners involved in the development of hydrocarbon prospects in the North Atlantic Igneous Province and the Faroes-Shetland Basin.

Training takes place during workshops, in the laboratory and on field courses and each industrial partner has the opportunity to fund PhD projects through the member universities.

VMRC Leader: Richard Brown


Volcanic Margins Research Consortium
Department of Earth Sciences
Durham University,
Science Labs,
Durham DH1 3LE
Tel: +44 (0)191 334 1592
Fax: +44 (0)191 334 2301
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  • In Partnership with:
  • Eni
  • CASP
  • Statoil
  • University of Aberdeen