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Department of Earth Sciences


Our Department is renowned for its world-class research at the forefront of wide-ranging and interdisciplinary earth and environmental themes. We seek to understand how the Earth systems work and place fundamental science at the heart of addressing present and future societal challenges.

Research themes

Research Groups, Institutes and Projects

There are several research institutes within the University that draw their staff either partly or completely from the Earth Sciences department. There are also a number of projects which operate in collaboration either with partners in industry or from several other research bodies.

Research Facilities

Postgraduate study

Visit our admissions pages for information on our postgraduate courses.