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Earth Sciences - About us

Earth Sciences - About us

The Department of Earth Sciences is now part of the School of Life Sciences and the Environment.


Department of Earth Sciences
Queens Building
Royal Holloway University of London
Egham Hill
Egham, Surrey 
TW20 0EX


Head of Department Professor Jürgen Adam 01784 414258
UG Recruitment Lead Dr Amy Gough 01784 276638
MSc in Environmental Diagnosis and Management Dr Kevin Clemitshaw 01784 414026
MSc in Energy GeoSciences Dr Domenico Chiarella 01784 443890
Technical Operations Manager Mr Dan Parsonage 01784 443595

 

Adam, Jürgen Professor in Structural Geology QB216
Basu, Anirban Lecturer in Isotope Geochemistry QB251
Chan, Queenie Lecturer in Earth Sciences QB222b
Chiarella, Domenico Lecturer in Sedimentary Geology QB281
Clemitshaw, Kevin Reader in Environmental Geoscience QB243
Collinson, Margaret Professor of Plant Palaeobiology QB254
Dickson, Alex Lecturer in Isotope Geochemistry QB253
Falcon-Lang, Howard Professor QB277
Fisher, Rebecca Lecturer in Atmospheric biogeochemistry QB244
Ghail, Richard Professor in Tectonics QB245
Gough, Amy Lecturer in Clastic Sedimentology QB268
Gudmundsson, Agust Professor of Structural Geology QB282
Grassineau, Nathalie Lecturer in Geochemistry QB276
Hernandez-Molina, Javier  Professor in Sedimentary Geology QB267b
King, Martin Professor in Atmospheric Geoscience QB238
Koelemeijer, Paula Global seismology QB242
Lowry, David Reader in Stable Isotopes & Greenhouse Gases QB276
Manning, Christina Lecturer in Igneous Geochemistry QB245
Nisbet, Euan Professor of Earth Sciences QB270
Paul, Jonathan Lecturer in Geoscience QB250
Scarselli, Nicola Lecturer in Subsurface Imaging & Evaluation QB280
Solferino, Giulio Senior Lecturer in Earth Science Resources QB249
Thirlwall, Matthew Professor in Isotope Geochemistry QB222c
Waltham, David Professor in Mathematical Geology QB247
Watkinson, Ian Regional Tectonic Analysis QB278
     
Parsonage, Dan Technical Operations Manager QB265
Longbottom, Mark IT Manager QB224
Lehane, Frank IS Manager QB224
Gibbons, Sharon Palaeontology Technician QB261
Brakeley, James
XRD & Geochemistry Lab Manager
QB041
Holloway, Neil Thin Sections QB009
Morris, Jerry Science Workshop Engineer Science Workshop
White, Babara Laboratory Technician QB016
D'Souza, Kevin Photography & Deputy TOM QB219
Javier Dorador Postdoctoral Research Associate QB202a
James France Postdoctoral Research Associate QB202a
Paula Koelemeijer Royal Society University Research Fellow QB242
Mathias Lanoisellé Postgraduate Research Assistant QB201
Andrew Scott Distinguished Research Professor QB269
Ali Al-Juboury Visiting Professor in Earthsciences
David Alderton Honorary Research Associate
Tony Barber Emeritus Reader, Tectonics, SE Asia Group
Derek Blundell Emeritus Professor of Geophysics, Basin Dynamics
Dan Bosence Emeritus Professor of Carbonate Sedimentology
Trevor Burchette Visiting Professor in Earthsciences
Robert Hall Emeritus Professor
Ian Davison Visiting Professor in Earthsciences
John Dolson Visiting Professor in Petroleum Geosciences
Keith Gerdes Honorary Lecturer
Martin Insley Visiting Professor in Petroleum Geology
David Mattey Emeritus Professor in Geochemistry
John Mather Emeritus Professor in Hydrogeology & Environmental Geochemistry
Ken McClay Emeritus Professor in Structural Geology
Martin Menzies  Emeritus Professor in Volcanology and Geochemistry
Moreton Moore Emeritus Professor and Honorary Fellow
Norman Oxtoby Honorary Research Associate
Ted Rose Honorary Research Fellow
Graeme Simpson Visiting Professor in Earthsciences
Inga Sevastjanova Honorary Research Associate
Nathan Sheldon Honorary Research Fellow
Mike Simmons Visiting Professor of Petroleum Geology
Emma Tomlinson Honorary Research Associate
Leigh Truelove Visiting Lecturer in Petroleum Geology
Sergei Turenko Visiting Professor of Geology & Geoinformatics
John Wright  Honorary Fellow
Bernie Vining Visiting Professor in Petroleum Geology
Yigang Xu Visiting Professor in Earthsciences
Sirwan Yamulki Honorary Research Fellow

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