Geology PhD students

Name Email Research theme Research title
Neil Adams  Evolution and Past Environments Out from the shadow of the dinosaurs? Dietary diversity and niche partitioning in Cretaceous and Palaeocene mammals
Bob Bamberg Solid Earth The physical and mechanical properties of natural fault zones in basaltic volcanic rocks
Lewis Banks  Solid Earth  Advancing micro-analytical isotopic and trace-element ICP-MS techniques for future applications to ore genesis and exploration
Rachel Belben  Evolution and Past Environments
The anatomy, function and evolutionary history of the pterosaur bauplan - a taphonomic approach
Jessica Berry Solid Earth An integrated accessory mineral approach to understanding post-subduction magmas and mineralisation
Jordan Bestwick  Evolution and Past Environments
Resolving pterosaur dietary ecology using tooth microwear and biomechanics
Kieran Blacker  Solid Earth  Evaluating 3D sedimentary architecture as a fundamental control on geotechnical and physical properties (Dogger Bank Round 3 Windfarm zone)
Daryl Blanks  Solid Earth  Developing a new model for the emplacement of magmatic sulphide megabreccias in the Zambezi Supracrustal Sequence
Angela Castagna  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 Solid Earth Post-subduction magmatism and mineralisation: the Tuvatu gold deposit, Fiji
Will Crabbe Evolution and Past Environments Growth, form and function in problematic Cambrian paraconodonts
Efeoghene Enaworu  Solid Earth  Pore to field scale rock typing and reservoir characterisation
Vlad-Victor Ene  Solid Earth  Magmatic evolution of a gold telluride district - Metaliferi Mountains, Romania
Gregor Hahn  Solid Earth  High-temperature deformation of tuffs at explosive volcanoes: a field and structural investigation
Thomas Wong Hearing  Evolution and Past Environments
Constraining the marine environment of the Cambrian metazoan adaptive radiation
Stephen Himson  Evolution and Past Environments
Are invasive species ('neobiota') a biostratigraphical and biological marker of the Anthropocene?
Ghazanfar Khattak  Solid Earth  Impact of climate change on glaciers of the Eastern Hindu-Kush, North Pakistan
Tayyaba Khurram  Solid Earth  Bottom-up analysis for resource estimation of the Bowland-Hodder shale gas unit using an improved model for TOC
Hedwig Krawczyk Evolution and Past Environments SIOPACT - Developing a 250 year climate record for the Southeastern Indian Ocean sector of the Indo-PACific warm pool and its global climate Teleconnections 
Michael Morton  Evolution and Past Environments
Integrated sedimentology and isotope geochemistry of a world-class source rock in the Black Sea
Christopher Nedza  Evolution and Past Environments
Pigmented and organically preserved soft-bodied fossils – using taphonomic mode to interpret anatomy
Martha Papadopoulou  Solid Earth  Investigating the long term evolution of intraplate basalt magmatism in Mongolia
Pariyakorn Petkaew  Solid Earth  4D imaging of the fault zone environments in North of Thailand using ambient seismic noise
Abdulaziz Samkari  Solid Earth  Development of the Red Sea rift system: the role of pre-existing structure on the western margin of Saudi Arabia
Thomas Sheldrick  Solid Earth  What drove Mongolian Mesozoic magmatism: was it crustal or mantle processes?
Clive Sirju  Solid Earth  Integrating static and dynamic data in Petrophysics
Philip Smith  Solid Earth  Neotectonics of the UK: linking crustal deformation and surface evolution
Tara Stephens  Solid Earth  Are sills a record of applied horizontal compression?
Christopher Stocker  Evolution and Past Environments
The biogeographical significance of the Silurian trilobite assemblages of Japan
Chris Stockey Evolution and Past Environments Ecological drivers and evolutionary patterns: diet, feeding, evolution and extinction in conodonts
Laura Ward  Solid Earth  Crustal controls on craton-margin magmatic ore deposits: insights from south eastern Africa
Bernhard Weise  Solid Earth  Joint inversion of magnetotelluric, seismic and gravity data
Cara Wells Solid Earth Melt fragmentation during giant impact events: a volcanological approach
James Wilkinson  Evolution and Past Environments
Taxonomy and biostratigraphy of the Ludlow (Silurian) graptolites
Yannick Withoos  Solid Earth  Hazardous explosive eruptions at a flooded caldera volcano, Philippines
Yasmin Yonan  Evolution and Past Environments
The marine Anthropocene and the law of the sea