School of Earth and Environment

James Ward James Ward

Postgraduate Researcher

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Room: 8.154

Affiliation: Institute of Geophysics and Tectonics


Msci in Geophysics ( 1st class Honours), Imperial College, London

Masters Project Title:

P′P′ Analysis of Anisotropy in the Earth's Inner Core


Royal Astronomical Society

Research Interests

Deep Earth Structure.

Array Seismology.

Teaching Interests

Global Seismology.

Time Series Analysis.

Applied Geophysics.

Project details

Project title

Seismic Detection of Hidden Primordial Regions in the Earth's Lowermost Mantle


Dr Andy Nowacki and Dr Sebastian Rost


Leeds-York NERC Doctoral Training Partnership (DTP) 2017.

Start date

1 October 2017


Oral Presentations

Day, E. A., J. A. Ward, I. D. Bastow, and J. C. E. Irving. "Inner Core Imaging Using P'P'." In AGU Fall Meeting Abstracts. 2016.

Day, Elizabeth, James Ward, Ian Bastow, and Jessica Irving. "Probing the inner core's African hemisphere boundary with P'P'." In EGU General Assembly Conference Abstracts, vol. 19, p. 13175. 2017.

Poster Presentations

Ward, J. Nowacki, A. Rost, S. "Sharp Velocity Gradients in the Earth’s Lowermost Mantle Resolved by Wavefield Effects of Multipathing". Poster Presentation at the Study of the Earth’s Deep Interior (SEDI) Meeting, Edmonton, Canada, July 2018