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Professor Randall Parrish

Professor of Isotope Geology

Randall Parrish


  • Professor of Isotope Geology, University of Portsmouth 2016-
  • NERC geochemical facilities strategic manager, BGS, 2014-
  • Professor of Isotope Geology, University of Leicester and Head of NIGL (BGS) 1996-2015
  • Research Scientist in Geology and Geochronology, Geological Survey of Canada 1983-1996
  • Instructor and Research Associate, University of British Columbia, 1981-82
  • M.Sc. and Ph.D, University of British Columbia, Vancouver 1974-1976 & 1976-1982
  • Middlebury College, Vermont, USA, B.A., (Geology) 1974

Research Interests

  • Himalayan tectonic evolution and Neogene erosion
  • The measurement of U isotopes in environmental and biological materials: assessment of exposure to depleted uranium in military conflicts and relation to Gulf War Illness.
  • Dating of calcite by U-Pb dating and applications to structural geology and environmental science

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