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The Earth Sciences department is a vibrant, intellectual community of staff, affiliated researchers and students.

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.

Key Contacts:

Name

Phone

Email

Head of DepartmentProf. Paul Upchurch020 3108 6358email
Undergraduate Admissions TutorDr Pieter Vermeesch020 3108 6369email
Undergraduate TutorProf. Willy Burgess020 3108 6366email
Graduate TutorDr Michel Tsamados020 3108 6319email
Affiliate Student Tutor, IT, Digital & E- Learning Resources ManagerDanuta Kaminski020 3108 6355email
Chair of the Teaching CommitteeProf. Paul Bown020 3108 6360email
Chair of the Syllabus CommitteeDr Anna Ferreira020 3108 6367email
Chair of the Examinations CommitteeProf. Dario Alfè020 3108 6352email
Fieldwork Co-ordinator and Field Safety OfficerDr Tom Mitchell020 73108 6348email
Departmental ManagerLeisa Clemente020 3108 6338email
Financial AdministratorCeline Ahmed020 3108 6336email
Academic AdministratorSusie Rizvi020 3108 6339email
Head of Laboratories, Departmental Estates Manager, Departmental Safety OfficerJohn Bowles020 3108 6316email
Academic

Name

Phone

Email

Area

Prof Dario Alfè56352emailCondensed Matter Physics / Mineral Physics
Prof Tim Atkinson56390emailHydrogeology
Prof Paul Bown56360emailMicropalaeontology 
Dr Nicolas Brantut56384emailRock Physics
Prof John Brodholt56361emailGeophysics and Mineral Physics
Prof Willy Burgess56366emailHydrogeology
Prof David Dobson56335emailDeep Earth
Dr Ana Ferreira56367emailSeismology 
Prof Adrian P. Jones56393emailIgneous Petrology
Dr Chris Kilburn56325emailVolcanology and Geophysical Hazards
Prof John McArthur56362emailLow Temperature Geochemistry
Prof Bill McGuire56329emailGeophysical hazards & climate forcing of geological hazards.
Prof Phillip Meredith56391emailRock & Ice Physics
Dr Tom Mitchell56348emailEarthquake Geology and Rock Physics
Prof Eric Oelkers56365email Aqueous Geochmistry
Prof Dan Osborn56363email Human Ecology 
Dr Dominic Papineau33404emailGeochemistry and Astrobiology
Prof Kevin Pickering56389emailSedimentology & Stratigraphy
Dr Philip Pogge Von Strandmann56378emailIsotope Geochemistry
Prof Chris Rapley56320emailClimate Science
Prof Peter Sammonds32422emailRock & Ice Physics
Prof Graham Shields56364emailSedimentary Geochemistry / Early Earth Studies
Dr Alex Song56370emailSeismology
Prof Julienne Stroeve56330 emailPolar Observation & Modelling
Prof Juergen Thurow56392emailPalaeoceanography & Sedimentology
Dr Michel Tsamados56319emailPolar Observation & Modelling / Rheology 
Prof Paul Upchurch56358emailPalaeobiology
Dr Pieter Vermeesch56369emailGeochronology 
Prof Lidunka Vočadlo56332emailMineral Physics
Prof Bridget Wade56359emailMicropalaeontology 
Prof Ian Wood56334emailCrystallography
Research Fellows

Name

Phone

Email

Position

Area

Dr Matthew Fox56339emailNERC Research FellowGeomorphology, Thermochronometry,
Dr Simon Hunt56313emailNERC Research FellowMantle Geology
Dr Andrew Thomson56313emailNERC Research Fellow Computational Mineral Physics
Research Staff

Name

Phone

Email

Area

Dr Frans Aben emailSeismology & Rock Mechanics
Dr Sudeshna Basu-Gupta emailShale Gas Geochemistry
Dr Anna Bogush emailGeochemistry
Dr Samantha Buzzard56322emailMeteorology, Climatology
Dr Kai Deng emailSeismology 
Dr Emmanuel David  email Experimental Rock Deformation
Dr Stephen Edwards56326emailDisaster Management and Volcanoes
Michael Frietsch emailSeismology
Dr Harry Hoerten 56322emailPolar Research
Dr Anne-Lise Jourdan56349emailBEIF Manager
Dr Yunguo Li56314email Mineral Physics 
Dr Pedram Mahzari56313emailPetroleum Engineering
Dr Elaine Mawbey56349emailGeochemistry
Dr Mel Murphy56349emailIsotope Geochemistry
Dr Jieming Niu  emailSeismology
Dr Martha Pamato56313emailMineral Physics 
Dr Monica Pozzo56313emailCondensed Matter Physics
Dr Andrew Ridout56321emailRemote Sensing - Sea Ice
Dr Giuseppe Saldi56313emailGeochemistry
Dr Catalina Sanchez Roa56313emailSeismology
Dr Ying Zhou56349email Geochemistry
Profesional Services Staff

Name

Phone

Email

Role

Jen Amery56337emailFinancial Assistant
Celine Ahmed56336emailFinancial Administrator
Lara Bogart56356emailDeep Volatiles Programme Manager 
John Bowles56316 emailHead of Laboratories, Engineering Design & Mechanical Instrumentation & Development
Leisa Clemente56338emailDepartmental Manager
Jim Davy56376 / 56379emailMicropalaeontology & S.E.M
Neil Hughes56317emailMechanical Design Engineer
Danuta Kaminski56355emailAffiliate Student Tutor, IT, Digital & E- Learning Resources Manager
Marcin Latas email Research Technician in Micropalaeontology
Alan Muir56322email IT Systems Manager & Software Engineer
Charlotte Pike 56356email Outreach & Impact Leader
Susie Rizvi56339emailAcademic Administrator
Ernest Samuel56318emailInstrumentation and Electronics
Gary Tarbuck56375emailGeochemistry
 
Affiliate & Emeritus

Name

Email

Position

Dr Bindra ThusuemailHonorary Senior Research Associate
Dr David TappinemailVisiting Professor
Dr Dougal Goodman Visiting Professor
Dr Ellen StofanemailHonorary Professor
Dr Harvey Rodda Honorary Senior Lecturer
Dr John JonesemailHonorary Senior Research Associate
Dr Judith MilledgeemailEmeritus Reader in Crystallography
Dr Norman MacleodemailHonorary Professor
Dr Richard Francis Honorary Professor
Dr Rob Bell Honorary Reader
Dr Simon DayemailHonorary Senior Research Fellow
Dr Wendy Kirk email Emeritus
Prof Adrian Chandler Visiting Professor
Prof Alan Douglas Visiting Professor
Prof Anthony HurfordemailEmeritus Professor of Geology
Prof Donald Brabenemail Visiting Professor
Prof Duncan WinghamemailHonorary Professor
Prof Jonathan CraigemailHonorary Professor
Prof Julian HuntemailEmeritus Professor of Climate Modelling
Prof Mike KaminskiemailEmeritus Reader; Honorary Senior Research Associate
Prof Patrick BaudemailHonorary Professor
Prof Paul HendersonemailHonorary Professor
Prof Richard HowarthemailHonorary Professor
Research Students

Research Students

We engage in training graduate students at master and doctoral levels.

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