Created especially for Professor Sparks, the Visiting Professorship of Geology was created in 2018 and covers the the significance of volcanoes on Earth.

Current Professor

Professor Sir Stephen Sparks

Professor Sir Stephen Sparks is Visiting Professor of Geology at Gresham College. He is also Chaning Wills Professor of Geology in the Department of Earth Sciences at the University of Bristol. He is one of the world's leading volcanologists and is widely recognised for his work in the field. His work is mainly focused on volcanic and igneous processes. He has also made contributions in fundamental fluid mechanics, sedimentology and risk assessment methodologies for natural hazards.

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All Visiting Professor of Geology Lectures
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Mining Volcanoes: Diamonds, Copper and Hot Water

Professor Sir Stephen Sparks
Wednesday, 17 April 2019 - 6:00PM
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Volcanoes and Society

Professor Sir Stephen Sparks
Wednesday, 20 February 2019 - 6:00PM
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Enormous Volcanic Eruptions

Professor Sir Stephen Sparks
Wednesday, 14 November 2018 - 6:00PM
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Volcanoes


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