Geology Collections staff

The Geology Collections at UCL are jointly cared for by UCL Museums and Public Engagement and the Department of Earth Sciences, as such members of staff from both departments share responsibility for managing the collections and the Rock Room.

Dr. Wendy Kirk

Wendy Kirk

Wendy studied Geology at Bedford College before going on to do not one but two MSc's, one at Imperial and another at Kingston. Originally brought on as a full time curator she now splits her time between the collection and Earth Sciences, where she teaches and acts as an undergraduate tutor. She completed her PhD in 1986, on the structure and metamorphism of the Furulund Group, in Sulitjelma, Norway.

Nick Booth

Nick studied Ancient History and Archaeology at Nottingham University before coming to UCL to study for an MA in Museum Studies. After graduation he worked as the Assistant Collections Officer at a local authority museum for just over three years, helping to care for a large and diverse collection, before moving back to UCL.

For all enquiries please contact us by email on

Telephone - +44 (0)20 7679 7900 / +44 (0)20 7679 0664.

Snail mail - Geology Collections, C/O Department of Earth Sciences, University College London, Gower Street, London, WC1E 6BT.