"I really enjoyed studying geology at Derby. The lecturers were fantastic, always approachable and eager to give advice and support".
Dr John Howe
Currently: Lecturer in Marine Geology with the University of the Highlands and Islands, Oban, Scotland.
"I now teach marine geology to undergraduates as part of the Marine Science degree programme and I'm continuing my research on seafloor processes in polar regions, working in both the Antarctic and Arctic regions."
Graduated: 1991, BSc (Hons) Geology, First Class, PhD University of Southampton.
Currently: PhD student, Mineral Resources, University of Brighton.
"I really enjoyed studying geology at Derby. The lecturers were fantastic, always approachable and eager to give advice and support. My time at Derby has made me want to carry on studying Geology, and the qualification I have gained has allowed me to begin an MSc in Mining Geology at the Camborne School of Mines."
Graduated: 2008, BSc (Hons) Geology, First Class; MSc, Camborne School of Mines.
Dr Martin Wilding
Currently: Working at the University of Wales, Aberystwyth in Materials Physics
"Just wanted to say that my time at Derby was tremendous and the University of Derby (or Derby College of Higher Education as it was when I was there) rightly deserves its reputation as one of the premier places to study geology in the UK."
Graduated: 1986, BSc (Hons) Geology; PhD, Edinburgh; post docs within the UK, Germany and US