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Research interests

Dr Sorcha Diskin's research falls under three main themes: Geochemistry and mineralogy; Quaternary climate changes; and Pedagogy in geology.

The first two strands are linked in the application of geochemical and mineralogical techniques to problems in sediment provenance, archaeology and landscape evolution in southern Africa.

The latter is a more recent development where collaborations are being developed to consider applications of CGI and related techniques to teaching in the earth sciences.

Dr Diskin is a Senior Fellow of Advance HE (SFHEA).

Education/Academic qualification

Open, BSc (Hons), Open University, The

Award Date: 31 Jul 2022

Geochemistry, PhD, Geochemical and Isotopic Aids to Provenance Studies in the Westphalian of the British Isles., Oxford Brookes University

Award Date: 18 Sept 2003

Mineralogy, MSc by research, Low Grade Metamorphism of the Upper Ordovician Rocks of Southeast Waterford., University of Dublin Trinity College

Award Date: 18 Apr 1996

Geology, BA (Mod), University of Dublin Trinity College

Award Date: 16 Jun 1994

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