What’s it like to study a PhD in Geochemistry?
Under the guidance of an expert supervisor, you’ll work towards an extended thesis that will make an original contribution to the field of Geochemistry. Your research will likely involve a combination of fieldwork and lab-based experimentation. You may perform geochemical analysis remotely using methods such as aerial surveys, computer mapping and atomic absorption spectrometry.
Possible research areas include:
- Climate change modelling using geochemical methods
- Volcanic and magmatic processes
- Carbon dioxide removal and storage
- Element cycling
- By-products of energy fuels
In addition to your independent research, you may be required to complete departmental training in core research skills. You may also have the opportunity to attend conferences, publish your work and teach undergraduate students.