School of Earth and Environment

Niall Gandy Niall Gandy

Postgraduate Researcher

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Room: 11.121

Affiliation: Earth Surface Science Institute, Institute of Applied Geoscience, Institute for Climate and Atmospheric Science


I am a Palaeo-Glaciologist, with a focus on the British-Irish Ice Sheet. I completed my undergraduate degree at the University of Sheffield and remained for an MSc in Polar and Alpine Change. My MSc dissertation mapped glacial landforms in the Firth of Forth, and suggested the ice dynamics of the British-Irish Ice Sheet in the area. I began my PhD in October 2016, using the BISICLES model to help understand the dynamics of the collapse of the British-Irish Ice Sheet.

Twitter: @NiallGandy


  • 2016 - : PhD, School of Earth and Environment, The University of Leeds. Collapse of the British-Irish Ice Sheet: the role of climate and sea level changes.
  • 2015 - 2016: MSc Polar and Alpine Change, The University of Sheffield.
  • 2012 - 2015: BSc Geography, The Univerity of Sheffield.

Project details

Project title

Collapse of the British-Irish Ice Sheet: the role of climate and sea-level changes


Dr Lauren Gregoire - The University of Leeds (primary supervisor)

Professor Dave Hodgson - The University of Leeds

Professor Chris Clark - The University of Sheffield

Dayton Dove - British Geological Survey

Start date

1 October 2016