Basin Dynamics Research Group
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PhD Opportunities 2018
The Basin Dynamics Research Group offers the following opportunities in PhD research for 2018.
The development of lake margins, their interactions with contemporaneous continental environments and the implications for their reservoir potential
Keele University in collaboration with the British Geological Survey (BGS).
Supervisors: Dr Stuart M. Clarke (Keele), Prof. Phil C. Richards (Keele), Tom J. Dodd (British Geological Survey).
Funding: This project is funded under the inter-university Oil and Gas consortium. Funding includes RCUK level stipend for four years, fees bursary (UK/EU fee level only) for four years, and yearly travel and subsistence grant for four years.
The geometry and distribution of thrust-fold-related fractures in limestones: implications for the hydrocarbon prospectivity of the Potwar fold belt, N Pakistan
Keele University in collaboration with the British Geological Survey (BGS) and Orient Petroleum Limited (OPL), Pakistan.
Supervisors: Dr Stuart M. Clarke (Keele), Dr Richard Haslam (BGS), Dr Graham Leslie (BGS), Tomas Cain (Keele) & Prof Stuart D. Burley (OPL & Keele).
Funding: 3 Years. OPL/Keele
The following project is available but currently unfunded:
The structural evolution of fold and thrust belts: implications for the development of associated sedimentary basins and their hydrocarbon potential.
Keele University in collaboration with the British Geological Survey
Supervisors: Dr Stuart M. Clarke (Keele), Prof. Phil C. Richards (Keele) & Dr Graham Leslie (BGS & Keele)
For further information on any of the projects listed on this page please feel free to contact the Keele supervisors listed against the project, or contact the Basin Dynamics Research Group directly.
For further information on studying at Keele please see https://www.keele.ac.uk/pgresearch/howtoapply/
Formal applications for the PhD listed above are handled centrally through Keele University's central admissions system: https://www.keele.ac.uk/researchsubjects/geologygeoscience/