School of GeoSciences

For Staff and Students

This section contains information primarily aimed at staff in the School of GeoSciences. Some information, generated from School databases, is restricted and requires a login for access.

School Governance and Policies

This page provides information about School governance, committee papers and lists School posts and postholders.

Working in the School

Working with us
A source of information and useful links for new and established members of staff to help understand working practices within the School and the University.

Database Access

This page links to the Content Management System which provides access to School Administrative Databases.

Current Students

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Information and guidance for undergraduate and postgraduate students in the School of GeoSciences

Information Technology

IT support for staff and postgraduate students is provided by a local team, and we are here to help. Undergraduate students should use the EdHelp portal.

Guidance for Teachers and Supervisors

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A page collating links to information relevant to academic staff and their interaction with students

School of Geosciences Health and Safety

The School is committed to providing and maintaining a healthy and safe working environment for all its employees, students and any other people who may be affected by its activities. This commitment is expressed in the School's Health and Safety Policy Statement. 

Research Administration

Research resources
The link above takes you to important information about managing your research, e.g. funding opportunities, the process for applying for grants, Open Access publication policy.

School Finance Office

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School of GeoSciences Finance Staff List

Buildings, Facilities and Technical Services

Any request related to buildings, facilities or technical services within the School within the following four major groups: Building Faults, Transport, Field Equipment/Field Support, or Lab Equipment should be sent to the GeoSciences Technical Mailbox (e-mail: A team member will then pick up the request and be responsible for coordinating the request and communicating with the user.

Research Staff Organisation

The School of GeoSciences' Research Staff Organisation (RSO) is a network of postdocs and other interested researchers across the School of GeoSciences.

GeoSciences Newsletter (secured)

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Welcome to the GeoSciences Newsletter, featuring the latest news and information for staff across the School. We publish quarterly and aim to cover all areas including articles on School successes, research, teaching and alumni news, updates from the Head of School and general information. Please submit your article to to feature in the next edition.

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