Research in the field of geology from the Faculty of Science, University of Melbourne.
Jillian Banfield Structure, functioning and diversity of microbial communities in natural environments and the human microbiome.
Ling Chung Applying thermochronological techniques to study the evolution of ancient continents and their landscape development.
Matthew Cupper Interaction of Aboriginal people and arid ecosystems in the interior of Australia.
Russell Drysdale Palaeoclimatology specialising in reconstructing Earth’s climate history from geochemical signatures preserved in cave deposits.
Brendan Duffy Studies in the structural development of mountain belts and the implications for seismic hazard and engineering risks.
Stephen Gallagher Carboniferous to recent microfossils, sedimentology and stratigraphy to interpret bathymetry and palaeoceanography.
Andrea Giuliani Geochronology, igneous petrology, isotopic geochemistry (stable and radiogenic isotopes), kimberlites and related rocks (petrogenesis, melt inclusions), mantle petrology (mantle fluids/melts).
Andrew Gleadow Development of fission track dating methods to understand the thermal and tectonic evolution of the continental crust. Archaeological science and dating rock art.
Eleanor Green Thermodynamic equilibrium in geological settings (minerals melts fluids), thermodynamics of low-density silicate fluids (disk equilibrium), integrated thermodynamics and geodynamics (computational).
Helen Green Radiocarbon dating of Kimberley rock art.
John Hellstrom Quaternary palaeoclimatology (Quatenary paleoclimate, geochronology, isotope geochemistry, uranium-series, radiogenic isotopes).
Janet Hergt Application of radiogenic isotope analysis with geochemical data to explore the Earth processes preserved in geological materials.
Christy Hipsley Deep-time patterns of evolution in vertebrates, particularly lizards, snakes and frogs, and the evolutionary impacts of climate change in Australia’s fossil record.
Ashleigh Hood Earth’s early environmental evolution and links to biological evolution, including Precambrian seawater chemistry and reef systems, using carbonate sedimentology, isotope and trace metal geochemistry.
David Kennedy Impact of storms, sea level, climate and humans on coastal landforms and environments.
Barry Kohn Study of thermochronology, tectonics, landscape evolution and basin evolution.
Agathe Lise-Pronovost Geoarchaeology, paleoclimate, paleomagnetism.
Roland Maas Exploration geochemistry and geodynamics.
Erin Matchan Noble gas geochronology and geochemistry, with a focus on application of high-precision Ar-Ar geochronology to Quaternary volcanism.
Sandra McLaren Research in Lithospheric evolution, Tectonics, crustal growth and differentiation, Stratigraphy, and basin evolution.
Louis Moresi Research into the thermal-mechanical evolution of the Earth through geological time.
Sara Moron-Polanco Study of fluvio-deltaic systems and the controls and mechanisms governing their formation and long-term preservation in the rock record.
David Phillips Using geochronology as a tool for determining the ages and thermal histories of geological samples.
Mark Quigley Earthquake geology, paleoseismology, active tectonics, geological hazard analyses, with an emphasis on applied research relevant to urban environments and critical infrastructure.
Mike Sandiford Landscapes, mountains and earth energetics with a particular focus on the relationship between people and the planet.
Louise Shewan Bioarchaeology and archaeological science, with a focus on Southeast Asia.
Kale Sniderman Environmental change over Cenozoic to historical time frames including orbital forces of Southern Hemisphere Plio-Pleistocene climates, and the Cenozoic evolution of Australasian climes and vegetation.
Anne-Marie Tosolini Fossil plant biodiversity and ecosystem responses to changing environments and climates, during the Cretaceous-Cenozoic.
Malcolm Wallace Late Proterozoic climates (Snowball Earth, glaciation), late Neogene Murray Basin (strandlines, Lake Bungunnia), neotectonics of Southeastern Australia (uplift, Eastern Highlands, Murray Basin).
Guangliang Wu Using computational methods and geological/geophysical observations to study how the Earth evolves through time, with a particular focus on mountain belts, subduction systems and sedimentary basins.
ARC Centre of Excellence in Ore Deposits
Multidisciplinary research in close association with industry on ore deposit locations, formation, discovery and recovery.
Energy Transition Hub
Creating energy transition opportunities through Australian-German collaboration.