Honorary staff

Professor Ian Fairchild

Professor Ian Fairchild

Emeritus Professor

School of Geography, Earth and Environmental Sciences

Ian Fairchild is a geoscientist with broad interests in the geochemistry of the Earth’s surface, climate change and Quaternary and Neoproterozoic earth history. He employs this breadth of knowledge in teaching, in public outreach, and professional activities such as examining and research assessment. He is equally at home in the field and the laboratory with a wealth of experience in ...

Telephone
+44 (0)121 414 4181
Email
i.j.fairchild@bham.ac.uk

Dr Trevor Faulkner

Dr Trevor Faulkner

Honorary Research Fellow

School of Geography, Earth and Environmental Sciences

Dr Trevor Faulkner is a karst geomorphologist with a special interest in the speleogenesis of karst caves in sedimentary and metamorphic limestones and their relationships to Quaternary glaciations. He has pioneered a multi-disciplinary research approach involving glacial erosion, deglacial and interglacial processes, isostatic uplift, neotectonics, seismicity, and limestone dissolution at low ...

Email
t.faulkner@bham.ac.uk

Professor John Gunn

Professor John Gunn

Honorary Professor

School of Geography, Earth and Environmental Sciences

John Gunn is a multi-disciplinary scientist working on a single rock – limestone – and on the karst environments that form on limestone. He is also an active speleologist and is involved in cave exploration and underground research. His research interests include: the hydrogeology of karst (particularly percolation waters, water tracing techniques and geological influences on the ...

Telephone
+44 (0)121 41 45520/+44 (0)7890 291333
Email
j.gunn.1@bham.ac.uk

Dr Neville Hollingworth

Dr Neville Hollingworth

Honorary Research Associate

School of Geography, Earth and Environmental Sciences

Dr Neville Hollingworth is an expert field geologist with a penchant for finding exceptional fossils. His discoveries in the UK have caught the attention of the national media. As some of his finds are new to science these have been published in collaboration with staff from the School of Geography Earth and Environmental Sciences.

Email
neville.hollingworth@stfc.ac.uk

Dr Sarah C King

Dr Sarah C King

Honorary Research Fellow

School of Geography, Earth and Environmental Sciences

Dr Sarah King is an expert in the biogeography of late Palaeozoic wetland plant communities from the ancient European and Chinese landmasses. Her research covers ecological, evolutionary and migrational processes, as well as the quality of the fossil record. She is also interested in the accessibility and utility of geological and natural history museum collections, both to academic researchers ...

Email
s.c.king@bham.ac.uk

Dr Jon Radley

Dr Jon Radley

Honorary Research Fellow

School of Geography, Earth and Environmental Sciences

For the last 20 years Jon has worked as a geologist principally within the museum sector and has developed expertise in the public understanding and interpretation of science, collecting philosophies, and geoconservation. Jon also has a spare-time research profile, notably concerning the Lower and Middle Jurassic strata of central England and the non-marine Lower Cretaceous strata of southern ...

Email
j.d.radley@bham.ac.uk