Contact the Department of Earth Sciences

Department of Earth Sciences,
South Parks Road,
Oxford OX1 3AN

Telephone +44 1865 272000 (International)
01865 272000 (Inside UK)
Fax +44 1865 272072 (International)
01865 272072 (Inside UK)
Email for general enquiries for academic enquiries for enquiries about this web site for email administration matters

These telephone and fax numbers will be answered at the department reception desk

Whom Do I contact?

Enquiries about any aspect of Undergraduate Admission or Open Days should email or telephone the department and ask for the Academic Administrator.

Students seeking Graduate Admission should review the information on the Graduate Admissions page.

You may wish to search for specific people using the University contact search form.

Our Location in Oxford

We are located in the University Science Area on South Parks Road Next to the Dyson Perrins Laboratory. This Google Map shows where we are.

Environmental KTN are based at Begbroke Science Park. Please use the map controls to zoom out if you are seeking their location.

Travel Information

Plan your journey here: Travel Direct

Oxford is easily accessible by road and rail and is just an hour's travel from London's Heathrow Airport.

By car: The M40 Motorway passes close to Oxford. Use junctions 8 (from the South or East) or 9 (from the North).  Use the A34 when approaching from the South and to connect from the M4 Motorway. Parking is hard to find in Oxford so it would be wise to use the Park and Ride services (Links to Oxford City Council, National Park and Ride Directory) service. Visitor parking at the deparment is by arrangement only. Please use the contact details above.

By Coach from London: Frequent 24-hour direct services connect Oxford with London (peak times every 10-20 minutes). Use the Oxford Espress or the Oxford Tube services. Both services start from London Victoria and stop in the same places in Oxford.

By Coach from the Airports: There are frequent bus services from Heathrow, Gatwick and Stansted Airports. Use The Airline service or National Express from Heathrow and Gatwick. Stanstead is served by National Express.

By Coach from Cambridge: Stagecoach X5 provides a convenient Oxford-Cambridge bus link.

By Rail: Oxford is very well served by the rail network with direct services from places such as London, Southampton, Bristol, Bath, Manchester, and Birmingham. If arriving by rail you may wish to consult the online Railway Timetable and Planner.

Using London Underground: Link to Transport for London maps.


There are a number of Hotels and Guest Houses within easy walking distance of the Department. Contact Tourist Information or see OxfordCity for more details.