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Head of Department
Undergraduate Teaching/Programme
Postgraduate Programme

Academic Staff

Professor Mark AllenHead of Department, Chair of the Board of Studies, Professor
Professor James BaldiniProfessor
Dr Jotis BaronasAssistant Professor
Dr Richard James BrownAssociate Professor, Undergraduate Admissions Director
Professor Kevin BurtonProfessor of Geochemistry
Professor Nicola De PaolaProfessor of Structural Geology and Rock Mechanics
Professor Jon GluyasØrsted/Ikon Chair in Geoenergy, Carbon Capture & Storage
Professor Darren R. GröckeProfessor
Professor Chris GreenwellProfessor of Geochemistry
Dr Catherine HirstAssistant Professor
Professor Robert (Bob) HoldsworthProfessor of Structural Geology
Professor Claire HorwellProfessor of Geohealth
Professor Madeleine HumphreysProfessor
Dr Jenny JenkinsAssistant Professor
Dr Stuart JonesAssociate Professor, Director of EDI
Dr Julia KnappAssistant Professor
Professor Ed LlewellinProfessor of Volcanology
Professor Colin MacphersonProfessor, Chair of Board of Examiners
Dr Lauren MarshallAssistant Professor
Professor Ken McCaffreyProfessor
Professor Jim McElwaineProfessor of Geohazards
Dr Catriona MenziesAssociate Professor
Professor Stefan NielsenProfessor, Director of Postgraduate Studies
Professor Christine PeirceProfessor of Marine Geophysics
Professor Julie PrytulakProfessor of Geochemistry
Dr Christopher SavilleAssistant Professor (Teaching Fellow)
Professor Dave SelbyChair
Dr Martin R. SmithAssociate Professor in Palaeontology and Director of Education
Professor Peter TallingProfessor in Submarine Geohazards
Dr Andrew ValentineAssociate Professor
Professor Jeroen van HunenProfessor
Dr Fabian WadsworthAssociate Professor
Professor Fred WorrallProfessor of Environmental Chemistry, Director of Postgraduate Admissions

Research Staff

Dr Heda AgicPostdoctoral Research Associate
Mr Fernando AndreuResearch Computing Platforms Engineer
Dr Matthieu CartignyIndependent Research Fellow
Mr David ColbyPostdoctoral Research Associate
Dr Kilian EichenseerPostdoctoral Research Associate
Dr Theresa JezierskiGED Research Fellow
Dr Amanda LindooPostdoctoral Research Associate
Dr Martin ManglerPostdoctoral Research Associate
Dr Rachel MeachResearch Assistant
Dr Geoff NowellSenior Research Officer
Dr Chris OttleySenior Research Officer
Dr Emma OwnsworthPostdoctoral Research Associate
Dr Patrick SullivanPostdoctoral Research Associate
Dr Timur TezelSponsored Researcher Post
Dr Yuxiao WangPostdoctoral Research Associate
Mr Gary WilkinsonGIS Officer

Professional Support Staff

Name Title
Mrs Karen Atkinson Finance Manager Travel Reporter and Travel Approver
Miss Louise Bowron Postgraduate Coordinator
Mrs Katherine Chambers Learning & Teaching Administrator
Mrs Paula Elliott  Finance Administrator 
Mrs Jill Hoult  Department Manager 
Mrs Janice Oakes  Learning & Teaching Manager 
Mrs Linda Owens Finance Administrator (On secondment in the Business School)
Ms Sarah Richardson  Operations Administrator 
Mrs Sandra Rust Learning & Teaching Administrator
Mr Joshua Allchurch Finance Administrator
Mrs Dianne Whatcott Senior Research Administrator

Technical Staff

Miss Anna BirdExperimental Officer in Marine Instrumentation
Mr Ian ChaplinThin Section Technician
Miss Sophie EdwardsThin Section Technician
Mrs Claire Long'Technical Manager (Facilities)
Ms Joanne PeterkinRes. Lab. Technican
Mr Ben PitcairnExperimental Officer in Seabed Instrumentation
Mrs Samantha ThorpeGeoscience Intermediate Technician

Emeritus Staff

Emeritus Professor Gillian Foulger Emeritus Professor of Geophysics
Emeritus Professor David Harper Emeritus Professor of Palaeontology
Emeritus Professor Richard Hobbs Emeritus Professor
Emeritus Dr Grenville Holland Emeritus
Emeritus Professor Roger Searle Emeritus Professor of Geophysics
Emeritus Professor Maurice E Tucker Emeritus Professor of Geological Sciences

Honorary Staff

Name Title
Dr Mathieu Dellinger Honorary Fellowship
Professor Tony Doré Honorary Professor
Dr Bruce Julian Honorary Research Fellow
Professor Nick Petford Honorary Professor
Professor Richard Swarbrick Honorary Professor
Professor Andy Aplin Honorary Professor



Mrs Acelya Balli-cetinerVisitor
Dr Xin DongSenior Scientist from Chinese Academy of Geological Sciences
Dr Alexander IvesonLeverhulme Trust Early Career Research Visitor
Dr Julien Mouli-castilloAcademic Visitor
Dr. Stephen PansinoRoyal Society Newton International Fellow - Visiting Scientist
Mr. Oliver PringVisiting PhD student from Adelaide University, Australia
Dr Matthias SinnesaelAcademic Visitor
Dr Richard WalkerVisitor
Dr Bo ZhangGansu Earthquake Agency, China Earthquake Administration

Geospatial Research Ltd

Dr Susan DanielsGRL Research Fellow
Dr Richard R. JonesGRL Research Fellow
Dr Michele McErleanGRL