School of Earth and Environment

Carl Spence-Jones Carl Spence-Jones

Teaching Assistant / Postgraduate Researcher

Email address:
Room: 8.07 26 SCR

Affiliation: Institute of Applied Geoscience


I joined the School of Earth and Environment in January 2015 as a Graduate/Teaching Assistant, and also study a part-time PhD as part of the Minerals and Ore research group.


Fellow of the Geological Society
Member of the Society for Economic Geology (SEG)
Member of the Mineral Deposits Studies Group (MDSG)

Research Interests

My research interests include:

  • Geochemistry of hydrothermal systems.
  • Genesis of gold deposits.
  • Formation and evolution of orogenic terrains

Teaching Interests

I currently assist with teaching of undergraduate students in practical sessions and on many of the field courses. I also run the Wednesday drop in session for students.

Project details

Project title

Evaluation of the mineralogy of gold in organic belts: examining the influence of host lithology and fluid processes on trace element systems.


Dr Rob Chapman, Dr Graham McLeod and Dr David Banks


My Research is funded through a full Scholarship from the University of Leeds.
In 2016 I received a Graduate Student Fellowship for the amount of US$10,000.00 from the Society of Economic Geologists to support my studies.

Start date

1 January 2015