Senior research staff

  • Dr Richard Ghail

    Dr Richard Ghail

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    Dr Richard Ghail Lecturer in Engineering Geology

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    A leading force in remote sensing research of Venus, Dr Ghail's comprehensive experience and understanding of engineering geology are also put to good use closer to home in investigating the hazards and long term geological processes in London.

  • Dr James Lawrence

    Dr James Lawrence

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    Dr James Lawrence Senior Lecturer in Geotechnics

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    An expert in cliff instability and coastal recession, Dr Lawrence’s has a wide body of experience having worked for the petroleum industry in reservoir categorisation and most recently in the UKs program in siting a geological repository for radioactive waste.

  • Dr John-Paul Latham

    Dr John-Paul Latham

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    Dr John-Paul Latham Reader in Geomechanics

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    Dr. Latham is co-developer of the VGeST suite of geoscientific modelling tools and has produced extensive research work in FEM/DEM modelling. Having lectured and provided keynote speeches across the world, Dr. Latham is a reknowned expert in structural and rock mechanics.

  • Dr Philippa Mason

    Dr Philippa Mason

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    Dr Philippa Mason Senior Teaching Fellow

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    A specialist in remote sensing and geographic information systems, Dr Mason’s continued and distinguished contributions to the field were honoured by the 2016 Remote Sensing and Photogrammetry Society Award.