Welcome to the Seventh Department of Earth Sciences Conference!

Celebrating excellence in our research

The Durham University Department of Earth Sciences Conference will be held on Tuesday 11th June 2019 in teaching rooms 1-3, on level two of the Arthur Holmes Building. All members of the Department and the Science Faculty are encouraged to participate.

The oral presentations will be given by the Level 4 students, as summative presentations of research projects. Everyone is encouraged to present a poster on any aspect of their research, whether it be an undergraduate assignment/dissertation or a presentation given at an academic conference.

To attend the day, you must register, but conference attendance is free.

Meeting highlights

Important Dates

Registration and abstract submission closes on Monday 6 May 2019.

Registrations received before 30 April will be entered in a draw for a mystery prize!


Conference prizes, kindly sponsored by Shearwater, will be presented for:

All prizewinners will also receive a limited edition conference stein.

Awards will be presented at the conference closing ceremony in TR1/2 - make sure you're there!

Industry exhibition

The conference will host a range of industrial exhibitors, who will be available to discuss career opportunities and more. Confirmed exhibitors for 2019 include:

We look forward to welcoming you to the conference!

Chris Saville • Katharine Groves • Nina Mitchell • Sophie Page • Sian Arnold • Jenny Hart • Martin Smith • Claire Horwell