School of Earth and Environmental Sciences

Research

The School is committed to active and developing research programmes in a wide range of subjects within the earth and environmental sciences. 

SEES Seminars 2015-16 Semester 2a list of weekly seminars with guest speakers organised by the School.

Other related research seminars.

Centre for Applied Geoscience

  • Disaster Risk Reduction
  • Environmental Monitoring and Modelling
  • Geoconservation and Heritage Science
  • Volcanoes, Earthquakes and Tsunami

Find out more

Centre for Applied Geoscience

Crustal Evolution Research Group

Crustal evolution
  • Evolution of the continental crust through Earth history
  • The onset of subduction and plate tectonics
  • Accessory mineral insights into global geodynamics and palaeo-ice sheets
  • Igneous and Metamorphic Petrogenesis
  • Volcano geodynamics and palaeo-seismology
  • Rock physics and deformation

Find out more

Ecotoxicology and Environmental Modelling

  • Environmental Chemistry
  • Marine Biogeochemistry and Ecosystem Research
  • Ecotoxicology and pollution
  • Climate change

Find out more

Environmental Modelling and Monitoring

Applied Physics

Applied physics
  • Applied Advanced Materials Research
  • Cosmology and Gravitation
  • Quantum Theory
  • Particle Physics
  • Physics Education
  • Environmental Radiation

Find out more

Biodiversity and Evolution

  • Taxonomy and evolution 
  • Stratigraphy
  • Sedimentology

Find out more

Palaeontology and Sedimentology

Rock Mechanics Laboratory

rock mechanics lab
  • Rock mechanics
  • Rock physics
  • Volcano tectonics
  • Physical properties of rocks and minerals

Find out more