Department Events


February 2015


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Wed 4th Feb 2015
4pm - 5pm
Hilary Term, Wk 3
Dynamic linkages between subsidence, stratal geometry, facies distributions and Cordilleran deformation: Cretaceous of Western Canada Foreland Basin
Professor Guy Plint, University of Western Ontario, Canada
Fri 6th Feb 2015
12pm - 1pm
Hilary Term, Wk 3
Simulating abrupt climate changes in the last deglaciation (21-9 ka)
Dr Ruza Ivanovic, University of Leeds
Wed 11th Feb 2015
4pm - 5pm
Hilary Term, Wk 4
Oil, Glaciation and Salt dissolution : Oman and Michigan
Professor Bruce Levell, University of Oxford Department of Earth Sciences
Fri 13th Feb 2015
12pm - 1pm
Hilary Term, Wk 4
Contribution to sea level rise from melting ice sheets
Prof Eric Rignot, University of California - Irvine and Jet Propulsion Laboratory
Wed 18th Feb 2015
4pm - 5pm
Hilary Term, Wk 5
Oil from the Ediacaran of Oman
Professor Bruce Levell, University of Oxford Department of Earth Sciences
Fri 20th Feb 2015
12pm - 1pm
Hilary Term, Wk 5
Exhumation and serpentinization of mantle-derived peridotites at mid-ocean ridges
Dr Mathilde Cannat, University Paris Diderot - Institut de Physique du Globe de Paris
Wed 25th Feb 2015
4pm - 5pm
Hilary Term, Wk 6
Hydrocarbon Exploration Creativity – Have We Lost our Mojo? And If So, Can We Get It Back?
Professor Mike Simmons, Neftex
Fri 27th Feb 2015
12pm - 1pm
Hilary Term, Wk 6
On the nature & causes of ocean-island volcanism: Geochemical & geophysical constraints from Galapagos
Dr Sally Gibson, University of Cambridge


Department News

Recent Awards

  • John Elliott awarded Lloyd's Research Prize

  • Congratulations to Dr Hugh Jenkyns on receiving the Capellini Medal of the Italian Geological Society for 2012

  • Congratulations to Sam Weatherley, who has won an Outstanding Student Poster award from the European Geosciences Union

  • Congratulations to Prof Ros Rickaby who has been awarded the Gast Lectureship