Monday, August 17, 2009

New staff member at HOORC

Dr. Sorcha Diskin has joined HOORC, from the XRD laboratory main campus. She has worked extensively in Scotland and has spent the last two years on main campus running the XRD laboratory. Her research interests include :sedimentary geochemistry, detrial heavy minerals and clay mineralogy. Currently, she is involved in a number of research projects with the Geology Department of UB, and their study involves looking at the Karoo succession in Botswana as well as geological applications in archaelogy.She holds a Phd in Geochemistry from Oxford Brookes University . Welcome Dr. Diskin!

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