School of Earth and Environment

Linda Forbes Linda Forbes

Lab coordinator in Geochronology lab

Telephone number: +44(0) 113 34 31648 / lab 33952/ 31186
Email address:
Room: 8.126

Affiliation: Institute of Geophysics and Tectonics


I currently coordinate the geochronology lab. The work involves supporting the lab and supervising students and visiting academics in various methods of column extraction and Thermal Ionisation Mass Spectrometry.

My other roles include sitting on the central Yorkshire committee for the Royal Society of Chemistry, we hold our meetings in the chemistry school on a regular basis. In addition I am the equalities officer for UNITE at Leeds University.


BSc (HON) Chemistry , MSc Geochemistry, CChem CSci


RSC, The Royal society.

Research Interests

ms, icp-ms, la-icp-ms and method validation for instrumentation

Teaching Interests

lab skills