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Basins and Structural Geology

PGR-RA-72

Expertise of research area
basin analysis; numerical modelling; structural geology; seismic


<h2 class="heading hide-accessible">Summary</h2>

Our research focuses on the development of an integrated approach to investigating the evolution and deformation of sedimentary basins and their stratigraphic fills using a range of geophysical, field-based and numerical modelling methods.

<h2 class="heading hide-accessible">Full description</h2>

<p>We aim to develop a better understanding of basins in a variety of tectonic settings by using seismic reflection interpretation, field studies, and structural modelling. In addition, many of our studies involve integration of structural basin analysis with a broader tectonic framework and petroleum systems modelling in both extensional and compressional margins.</p> <p>We are keen to hear from prospective postgraduate researchers. See our <a href="https://environment.leeds.ac.uk/institute-applied-geoscience/doc/basin-structure-1">current areas of research</a>.</p> <h3>Useful links and further reading:</h3> <ul> <li><a href="https://environment.leeds.ac.uk/see-research-degrees">Research degrees within the School of Earth and Environment</a></li> <li><a href="https://environment.leeds.ac.uk/institute-applied-geoscience/doc/basin-structure-1">Basins and Structural Geology group</a></li> <li><a href="https://environment.leeds.ac.uk/see-research-innovation">School of Earth and Environment,&nbsp;Research&nbsp;and Innovation</a></li> </ul> <h3>Leeds Doctoral College</h3> <p>Our <a href="https://www.leeds.ac.uk/info/130558/leeds_doctoral_college">Doctoral College</a> supports you throughout your postgraduate research journey. It brings together all the support services and opportunities to enhance your research, your development, and your overall experience.</p>

<h2 class="heading">How to apply</h2>

<p>Formal applications for research degree study should be made online through the <a href="http://www.leeds.ac.uk/info/130206/applying/91/applying_for_research_degrees">University&#39;s website</a>.</p>

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<p>For queries relating to your research proposal or subject area, please contact <a href="https://environment.leeds.ac.uk/see/staff/1473/professor-douglas-paton">Professor Douglas Paton</a>.</p> <p>For general enquiries and details regarding the application process, please contact the Graduate School Office:<br /> e:&nbsp;<a href="mailto:env-pgr@leeds.ac.uk">env-pgr@leeds.ac.uk</a>, t: +44 (0)113 343 1314.</p>


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