Geology PhD students

Name Email Research theme Research title
Neil Adams  nfa10@le.ac.uk  Evolution and Past Environments Out from the shadow of the dinosaurs? Dietary diversity and niche partitioning in Cretaceous and Palaeocene mammals
Bob Bamberg  bb224@le.ac.uk Solid Earth The physical and mechanical properties of natural fault zones in basaltic volcanic rocks
Lewis Banks  lab68@le.ac.uk  Solid Earth  Advancing micro-analytical isotopic and trace-element ICP-MS techniques for future applications to ore genesis and exploration
Rachel Belben  rb497@le.ac.uk  Evolution and Past Environments
The anatomy, function and evolutionary history of the pterosaur bauplan - a taphonomic approach
Jessica Berry  jb772@le.ac.uk Solid Earth An integrated accessory mineral approach to understanding post-subduction magmas and mineralisation
Jordan Bestwick  jb656@le.ac.uk  Evolution and Past Environments
Resolving pterosaur dietary ecology using tooth microwear and biomechanics
Kieran Blacker  kjb44@le.ac.uk  Solid Earth  Evaluating 3D sedimentary architecture as a fundamental control on geotechnical and physical properties (Dogger Bank Round 3 Windfarm zone)
Daryl Blanks  db404@le.ac.uk  Solid Earth  Developing a new model for the emplacement of magmatic sulphide megabreccias in the Zambezi Supracrustal Sequence
Angela Castagna  ac605@le.ac.uk  Solid Earth  Influence of high temperatures on the chemical, physical and mechanical properties of deforming volcanic edifices. Implications for dyke emplacement for volcano instability
Rose Clarke  rhc11@le.ac.uk Solid Earth Post-subduction magmatism and mineralisation: the Tuvatu gold deposit, Fiji
Will Crabbe  wc117@le.ac.uk Evolution and Past Environments Growth, form and function in problematic Cambrian paraconodonts
Efeoghene Enaworu  ee104@le.ac.uk  Solid Earth  Pore to field scale rock typing and reservoir characterisation
Vlad-Victor Ene  vve1@le.ac.uk  Solid Earth  Magmatic evolution of a gold telluride district - Metaliferi Mountains, Romania
Chengshi Gan  cg309@le.ac.uk  Solid Earth   
Gregor Hahn  gh156@le.ac.uk  Solid Earth  High-temperature deformation of tuffs at explosive volcanoes: a field and structural investigation
Thomas Wong Hearing  twh8@le.ac.uk  Evolution and Past Environments
Constraining the marine environment of the Cambrian metazoan adaptive radiation
Stephen Himson  sjh142@le.ac.uk  Evolution and Past Environments
Are invasive species ('neobiota') a biostratigraphical and biological marker of the Anthropocene?
Ghazanfar Khattak  gakk1@le.ac.uk  Solid Earth  Impact of climate change on glaciers of the Eastern Hindu-Kush, North Pakistan
Tayyaba Khurram  tk231@le.ac.uk  Solid Earth  Bottom-up analysis for resource estimation of the Bowland-Hodder shale gas unit using an improved model for TOC
Michael Morton  mtm11@le.ac.uk  Evolution and Past Environments
Integrated sedimentology and isotope geochemistry of a world-class source rock in the Black Sea
Christopher Nedza  can18@le.ac.uk  Evolution and Past Environments
Pigmented and organically preserved soft-bodied fossils – using taphonomic mode to interpret anatomy
Martha Papadopoulou  mp589@le.ac.uk  Solid Earth  Investigating the long term evolution of intraplate basalt magmatism in Mongolia
Pariyakorn Petkaew  pp273@le.ac.uk  Solid Earth  4D imaging of the fault zone environments in North of Thailand using ambient seismic noise
Abdulaziz Samkari  ass42@le.ac.uk  Solid Earth  Development of the Red Sea rift system: the role of pre-existing structure on the western margin of Saudi Arabia
Thomas Sheldrick  tcs3@le.ac.uk  Solid Earth  What drove Mongolian Mesozoic magmatism: was it crustal or mantle processes?
Clive Sirju  cs226@le.ac.uk  Solid Earth  Integrating static and dynamic data in Petrophysics
Philip Smith  pgts1@le.ac.uk  Solid Earth  Neotectonics of the UK: linking crustal deformation and surface evolution
Tara Stephens  tls15@le.ac.uk  Solid Earth  Are sills a record of applied horizontal compression?
Christopher Stocker  cps10@le.ac.uk  Evolution and Past Environments
The biogeographical significance of the Silurian trilobite assemblages of Japan
Chris Stockey  css25@le.ac.uk Evolution and Past Environments Ecological drivers and evolutionary patterns: diet, feeding, evolution and extinction in conodonts
Laura Ward  law51@le.ac.uk  Solid Earth  Crustal controls on craton-margin magmatic ore deposits: insights from south eastern Africa
Bernhard Weise  bmw20@le.ac.uk  Solid Earth  Joint inversion of magnetotelluric, seismic and gravity data
Cara Wells  cw434@le.ac.uk Solid Earth Melt fragmentation during giant impact events: a volcanological approach
James Wilkinson  jcw38@le.ac.uk  Evolution and Past Environments
Taxonomy and biostratigraphy of the Ludlow (Silurian) graptolites
Yannick Withoos  yw382@le.ac.uk  Solid Earth  Hazardous explosive eruptions at a flooded caldera volcano, Philippines
Yasmin Yonan  yvy2@le.ac.uk  Evolution and Past Environments
The marine Anthropocene and the law of the sea