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  • First Dennis Field Award Triple Win
  • Alumnus Robert Kaemba appointed Zambia Exploration Manager for First Quantum Minerals Ltd
  • Analysis of coral reveals long-term climate impact in Southeast Asia
  • Students on the LafargeHolcim PGCert Quarry Management course visit the School of Geography, Geology and the Environment
  • Jurassic calamari: amazing fossil proves that flying reptiles preyed on squid


  • Emeritus Professor wins Humming Bird Gold Medal
  • Leicester Geologists play prominent part SGA 2019 Glasgow
  • Academics celebrate winning Prospect Think Tank Award
  • The University of Leicester receives MOVE software worth £1,334,160.00 donated by Petroleum Experts Limited
  • The world of business on an Anthropocene Earth


  • Royal Society Wolfson Fellowship Professor Jens Zinke
  • Jane Turns 10 - a Celebration of Jane the T. rex at the University of Leicester
  • 59th Annual Bennett Lecture 
  • Leicester PhD students win awards at major palaeontology conference


  • Leicester to host Progressive Palaeontology 2017
  • Dr Anthony (Tony) Evans (Obituary)
  • Leicester Geology PhD students receive funding for outreach activities for the 2017 Yorkshire Fossil Festival
  • Thomas Hearing wins 2017 P C Sylvester-Bradley Award
  • Dr Nina Jordan wins Geological Society Joint Regional Group Photo Competition
  • Postgraduate research day showcases excellent work by our PhD students
  • Funded PhD Studentships for October 2017 entry
  • "A Plastic Ocean" screening 20 March 5.30pm, Lecture Theatre 1, Bennett Building
  • Dr Trevor Ford OBE (Obituary)
  • 58th Annual Bennett Lecture
  • Departmental Research Seminars 2016-17


  • Dr Colin Waters granted Honorary Professor at University of Leicester
  • Department hosts Petrophysics Summer School
  • Leicester geologists will be travelling to Mexico to learn more about the ancient Chicxulub impact crater
  • Integrated Imaging of the Earth
  • 57th Annual Bennett Lecture


  • Geology postgraduate takes to the stage at prestigious conference
  • Core blimey!
  • Professor Jan Zalasiewicz in upcoming public events
  • Catastrophic Events in Bradford
  • Robots, Rocks and Research Drilling
  • Sample, Log, Repeat: the quest for dating the retreat of the British Irish Ice Sheet
  • Excellent results in the 2015 National Student Survey for Geology at Leicester
  • Fenland researcher attends Norfolk Biodiversity Partnership Awards in Norwich
  • 56th Annual Bennett Lecture
  • ECORD Distinguished Lecturer Programme "Reconstructing palaeo-circulation: Reading sediment drifts with the aid of IODP information"
  • From Hooke to Helioseismology – the UK’s contribution to seismology – past, present and future
  • Postgraduate Research Day showcases variety of PhD projects in the Department of Geology
  • Geology Society Charity Events

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