PhD opportunities


Panoeama of mountains 

New PhD projects starting in October 2019 have now been advertised. The application deadline for these projects is Tuesday 8th January 2019. For more information, visit the PhD studentship pages on the Science and Solutions for a Changing Planets website and ESE website.


New insights into magma storage below volcanoes

volcanoResearch by Professor Matthew Jackson and colleagues published in Nature, challenges the common view of magma chambers below volcanoes and suggest that instead magma mush zones provide the storage and conduits for the hot rock that fuels volcanic eruptions





Coastal erosion in the news

View of eroding chalk cliffs on England's south coast

Work by Dr Dylan Rood and collaborators on the erosion of England's south coast has recently been featured on BBC News and The Telegraph.






 Drilling the Chicxulub crater

Jo Morgan discusses findings from cores

 Recent work by Professor Joanna Morgan and collaborators on drilling the Chicxulub impact crater has been featured on sites including BBC NewsScience Magazine and National Geographic.  








Underwater volcano behavior captured by timely scientific expedition

Imaging an active underwater volcano

Recently published work by PhD student Robert Allen, MSci student Cameron Berry and collaborators from the VoiLA project describes how they mapped the history of activity of the Kick’em Jenny volcano in the Lesser Antilles using sonar data collected at several scientific shipboard expeditions. The work has been featured on the site.

Geohazards at Imperial Festival

 Geohazards at Imperial Festival

Come visit the Imperial Festival (link to this weekend 28 and 29 April 2018. The Geohazards Centre will be present with stand on "Fuelling volcanoes: the importance of water”.