School of GeoSciences

School of GeoSciences

Academic Staff

The principal asset of the School of GeoSciences is the people of which it is made up. The School comprises 127 academic and emeritus academic staff, 93 research and project staff and a support staff of 109, together with 62 honorary fellows. The list below provide details about staff and students, along with their research interests, email addresses and phone numbers:

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Name Phone Role
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Allen, Simon J. Dr 0131 650 7215   Lecturer in Sustainable Development
Arnold, Tim Dr   Lecturer Greenhouse Gases
Attal, Mikael Dr 0131 650 8533   Senior Lecturer in Quantitative Modelling of Landscape Dynamics
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Bell, Andrew Dr 0131 650 4777   Chancellor's Fellow
Bingham, Robert Dr 0131 651 4635   Reader in Glaciology and Geophysics/Chancellor's Fellow
Bollasina, Massimo Dr 0131 650 5096   Lecturer in Atmospheric Sciences
Brady, Emily S. Prof 0131 650 9137   Professor of Environment and Philosophy
Bromiley, Geoffrey Dr 0131 650 8519   Senior Lecturer in Experimental Geoscience and Earth Materials Science
Brusatte, Stephen Dr 0131 650 6039   Chancellor's Fellow in Vertebrate Palaentology
Butler, Ian B. Dr 0131 650 5885   Research Fellow in Experimental Geosciences
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Calder, Eliza Dr 0131 650 4910   Senior Lecturer in Volcanology
Cayzer, Nicola Dr 0131 650 8527   Senior Research Fellow (SEM facility)
Chapman, Mark Dr 0131 650 8521   Senior Lecturer in Rock Physics
Coakley, Christina Dr 0131 651 7165   University Teacher Ecological and Environmental Sciences
Cowie, Gregory L. Dr 0131 650 8502   Senior Lecturer in Biogeochemistry
Craven, John Dr 0131 650 7887   Senior Research Fellow
Cupples, Julie Dr 0131 651 4315   Reader in Human Geography
Curtis, Andrew Prof 0131 650 8515   Professor of Mathematical Geoscience
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de Hoog, Jan C Dr 0131 650 8525   EMMAC Research Fellow
Dexter, Kyle Dr 0131 650 5400   Lecturer in Terrestrial Vegetation Ecology
Dibben, Chris Prof 0131 650 2552
/ 0131 658 3545
  Chair in Geography
Doherty, Ruth Prof 0131 650 6759   Professor of Atmospheric Sciences
Dugmore, Andrew J. Prof 0131 650 8156   Professor of Geosciences
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Essery, Richard L.H. Dr 0131 651 9093   Reader in High-resolution Atmospheric Modelling
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Feng, Zhiqiang Dr 0131 651 4445
/ 0131 651 7842
  Senior Lecturer in Quantitative Human Geography & Geographical Information Science
Fisher, Janet Dr 0131 650 5097   Chancellor's Fellow
Fitton, J. Godfrey Prof 0131 650 8529   Professor of Igneous Petrology
Fusseis, Florian Dr 0131 650 6755   Lecturer in Structural Geology
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Ganeshram, Raja Prof 0131 650 7364   Personal Chair of Geochemistry
Gilfillan, Stuart M.V. Dr 0131 651 3462   Chancellor's Fellow
Gittings, Bruce M. 0131 650 2558   Director, GIS Programmes
Goldberg, Daniel Dr 0131 650 2561   Lecturer in Glaciology
Gourmelen, Noel Dr 0131 650 2662   Lecturer in Remote Sensing of the Cryosphere
Graham, Margaret C. Dr 0131 650 4767   Senior Lecturer in Environmental Geochemistry
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Harley, Simon L. Prof 0131 650 4839   Professor of Lower Crustal Processes
Haszeldine, R. Stuart Prof 0131 650 8549   Professor of Carbon Capture and Storage
Hayward, Chris L. Dr 0131 650 5827   Research Fellow in Micro-Analysis and Archaeometry
Heal, Kate V. Prof 0131 650 5420   Professor in Catchment Biogeochemistry
Hegerl, Gabriele C. Prof 0131 651 9092   Professor of Climate System Science
Hein, Andrew S. Dr 0131 650 2526   Chancellor's Fellow
Henley, Sian Dr 0131 650 8541   NERC Research Fellow
Henry, Lea-Anne Dr 0131 650 5425   Chancellors Fellow in Marine Ecosystems
Hinton, Richard Dr 0131 650 8548   Senior Research Fellow, Ion Microprobe Facility
Hulton, Nicholas R.J. Dr 0131 650 7543   Senior Lecturer in Glaciology
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Jackson, Gail E. Dr 0131 650 5436   Lecturer in Plant Ecology and Ecophysiology
Jung, Simon Dr 0131 650 4837   Lecturer in Palaeoceanography
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Kallin, Hamish 0131 650 2533   Lecturer in Human Geography
Keane, Aidan Dr 0131 650 5094   Chancellor's Fellow
Kirstein, Linda Dr 0131 650 4838   Senior Lecturer in Earth Dynamics
Komabayashi, Tetsuya Dr 0131 650 8518   Chancellor's Fellow
Kroon, Dick Prof 0131 651 7089   Regius Professor of Geology
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Lancaster, Osbert 0131 651 4548   Honorary Fellow
Laurier, Eric Dr 0131 651 4303   Reader in Geography and Interaction
Lehmann, Caroline Dr 0131 651 7112   Lecturer in Biogeography
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MacDonald, Fraser Dr 0131 650 2293   Lecturer in Human Geography
Mackaness, William A. Dr 0131 650 8163   Senior Lecturer in Geographical Information Science
MacLeod, Calum Dr 0131 651 4447   University Teacher (Social Science)
Main, Ian G. Prof 0131 650 4911   Professor of Seismology and Rock Physics
Masek, Ondrej Dr 0131 650 5095   Lecturer in Engineering Systems
McCloskey, John Prof 0131 650 8543   Chair in Natural Hazards Science
McDermott, Christopher I. Dr 0131 650 5931   Reader in Hydrogeology and Coupled Process Modelling
McLeod, Andrew R. Dr 0131 650 5434   Reader in Natural Sciences
Meir, Patrick Prof 0131 650 2521   Professor of Ecosystem Science
Mencuccini, Maurizio Prof   Professor of Forest Science
Metzger, Marc J. Dr 0131 651 4446   Reader in Environment and Society
Mitchard, Edward Dr 0131 650 7211
/ 07850 861130
  Chancellor's Fellow / NERC Research Fellow
Moncrieff, John B. Prof 0131 650 5402   Professor of Micrometeorology
Morris, Nina J. Dr 0131 651 4242   Lecturer in Human Geography
Mudd, Simon M. Prof 0131 650 2535   Professor of Earth Surface Processes
Myers-Smith, Isla Dr 0131 650 7251   Senior Lecturer
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Naylor, Mark Dr 0131 650 4918   Lecturer
Newton, Anthony J. Dr 0131 650 2546   Lecturer
Ngwenya, Bryne T. Dr 0131 650 8507   Reader in Microbial Geochemistry
Nichol, Caroline Dr 0131 650 7729   Senior Lecturer in Remote Sensing
Nienow, Peter W. Prof 0131 650 9139   Professor of Glaciology
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Odling, Nicholas Dr 0131 650 8534   Senior Technical Officer (X-Ray Analysis)
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Palmer, Paul Prof 0131 650 7724   Professor of Quantitative Earth Observation
Panagiotakopulu, Eva Dr 0131 650 2531   Senior Lecturer in Palaeoecology
Patenaude, Genevieve Dr 0131 651 4472   Senior Lecturer in Forests and Carbon Management
Pearce, Jamie R Prof 0131 650 2294   Professor of Health Geography
Penrose, Jan Dr 0131 650 8161   Senior Lecturer in Human Geography
Pichevin, Laetitia Dr 0131 651 7704   Senior Researcher in Palaeoceanography/Palaeoclimatology
Porras, Ina Dr   Non-GeoSciences Teaching staff
Porter, Stephen 0131 651 4545   University Teacher (Climate Change)
Pumphrey, Hugh C. Dr 0131 650 6026   Reader in Atmospheric Sciences
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Reay, David Prof 0131 650 7723   Professor of Carbon Management and Education Assistant Principal, Global Environment and Society
Rigby, Susan Prof 0131 650 8543   Personal Chair of Higher Education Learning Contexts and Vice Principal Learning and Teaching
Roberts, Murray Prof 0131 650 5091   Chair in Applied Marine Biology & Ecology
Robertson, Alastair H.F. Prof 0131 650 8546   Professor of Geology
Rounsevell, Mark D.A. Prof 0131 651 4468   David Kinloch Michie Chair of Rural Economy and Environmental Sustainability
Ruckley, Fleur 0131 651 4659   Scotland's 2020 Climate Group Project Director
Ruwanpura, Kanchana Dr 0131 651 4314   Reader in Human Geography
Ryan, Casey Dr 0131 650 7722   Senior Lecturer in Ecosystem Services & Global Change
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Saunders, Kate Dr 0131 650 2544   Lecturer in Volcanology
Shackley, Simon J. Dr 0131 650 7862   Lecturer in Carbon Policy
Shortt, Niamh K. Dr 0131 651 7130   Reader in Human Geography
Sinclair, Hugh D. Prof 0131 650 2518   Professor of Surface Geodynamics
Slater, Tom Dr 0131 650 9506   Reader in Urban Geography
Sohi, Saran P Dr 0131 651 4471   Lecturer in Soil Science for Biochar
Srinivasan, Krithika Dr 0131 651 4311   Lecturer in Human Geography
Stevenson, David Prof 0131 650 6750   Professor of Atmospheric Chemistry Modelling
Stuart, Neil Dr 0131 650 2549   Lecturer in Geography
Swanton, Daniel Dr 0131 650 8164   Senior Lecturer in Human Geography
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Tait, Jenny A. Dr 0131 651 7069   Senior Lecturer
Tett, Simon F.B. Prof 0131 650 5341
/ 07791 582 833
  Professor of Earth System Dynamics
Thomas, Alexander Dr 0131 650 8749   Lecturer in Geosciences
Tudhope, Alexander W. Prof 0131 650 8508   Head of School of GeoSciences
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Van der Horst, Dan Dr 0131 651 4467   Senior Lecturer in Environment and Society
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Whaler, Kathryn A. Prof 0131 650 4904   Professor of Geophysics
Wilkinson, Mark Dr 0131 650 5943   Senior Lecturer in Geological CO2 Storage
Williams, Wyn Prof 0131 650 4909   Professor of Rock and Mineral Magnetism
Williams, Mathew Prof 0131 650 7776   Professor of Global Change Ecology
Wilson, Marisa Dr 0131 651 4634   Chancellor's Fellow
Wilson, Meriwether Dr 0131 650 8636   Senior Lecturer in Marine Science and Policy
Wilson, Ronald M. Dr 0131 651 7163   Senior Lecturer
Withers, Charles W.J. Prof 0131 650 2559   Ogilvie Chair of Geography, Geographer Royal for Scotland
Wood, Rachel A. Prof 0131 650 6014   Professor in Carbonate Geoscience
Woodhouse, Iain H. Prof 0131 650 2527   Professor of Applied Earth Observation
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Ziolkowski, Anton M. Prof 0131 650 8511   Professor of Petroleum Geoscience

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