School of GeoSciences

Related Publications / Funding

The GREAT Cell Laboratory has played an integral part of a wide range of industry and research council funded projects, leading to high impact academic papers, books and conference proceedings

Funded projects

The GREAT Cell laboratory gratefully acknowledges the following funding support:

  • GREAT (GeoReservoir Experimental Analogue Technology). Funded through the Sustainability Pot at Edinburgh University with match funding from Heriot-Watt and Gottingen Universities, 2012 – onwards.
  • EPSRC Prosperity Partnership, Smart Pumping for Subsurface Engineering, EP/S005560/1, October 2018 – September 2023.
  • European Union’s Horizon 2020 Research and Innovation programme, FracRisk project (Grant Agreement No. 636811), June 2015 to June 2018.
  • Petrobras and Shell funded International Centre for Carbonate Research (ICCR) GeoMeChem project, March 2015 to September 2018.

 

Research outputs

C. I. McDermott, A. Fraser-Harris, M. Sauter, G. D. Couples, K. Edlmann, O. Kolditz, A. Lightbody, J. Somerville, W. Wang. 2018. New Experimental Equipment Recreating Geo-Reservoir Conditions in Large, Fractured, Porous Samples to Investigate Coupled Thermal, Hydraulic and Polyaxial Stress Processes. Scientific Reports. www.nature.com/articles/s41598-018-32753-z

 

The team within the GREAT Cell Laboratory welcomes scientific collaboration and are always happy to discuss new projects and experimental designs.  Please contact:

Dr. habil. Christopher I McDermott

Reader in Hydrogeology and Coupled Process Modelling

  • School of Geosciences

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Dr. Andrew Fraser-Harris

Post Doctoral Researcher

  • School of Geosciences

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And for technical support please contact:

Alexander Lightbody

Technical Officer

  • School of Geosciences

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Grant Institute,
The King's Buildings,
James Hutton Road,

City
Edinburgh
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EH9 3FE