The Earth Sciences department is a vibrant, intellectual community of staff, affiliated researchers and students. We have a diverse and international faculty engaged in broad spectrum of research, we promote excellence and strive to inspire through challenging teaching.
To learn more about the members of our department, visit our Staff & Research Students pages.
|Head of Department||Prof. Lars Stixrude||020 7679 7929|
|Undergraduate Admissions Tutor||
Dr Pieter Vermeesch
020 7679 2428
Dr. Willy Burgess
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Prof. Graham Shields-Zhou
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|Affiliate Student Tutor, Webmaster, Data Protection Coordinator||Danuta Kaminski||020 7679 2393|
|Chair of the Teaching Committee||
Prof. Paul Bown
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|Chair of the Syllabus Committee||Prof. Paul Upchurch||020 7679 7947|
|Chair of the Examinations Committee||Prof Dario Alfè||020 7679 2361|
|Departmental Manager||Leisa Clemente||020 7679 3031|
|Financial Administrator||Celine Ahmed||020 7679 2334|
||020 7679 2363|
|Head of Laboratories, Departmental Estates Manager, Departmental Safety Officer||John Bowles||
020 7679 2372
A geologist should be well versed in chemistry, natural philosophy, mineralogy, zoology, comparative anatomy, botany; in short, in every science relating to organic and inorganic nature...
The big questions about the Earth can be answered by the interactions between atmosphere hydrosphere solid earth and biosphere.
We shouldn't focus too much on the year-to-year variations; it's the long-term trend that is important. All climate models participating in the next IPCC report show that the Arctic will become ice-free in summers as temperatures continue to warm
Geology is rapidly taking its place as an introduction to the higher history of man.