Institute of Geophysics and Tectonics (IGT)

Welcome to IGT

The Institute of Geophysics and Tectonics has a strong international profile in a wide range of disciplines including Geodynamics, Structural Geology, Geomagnetism, Geodesy, Seismology, Igneous and Metamorphic Petrology, Isotope Geochemistry, Hydrothermal Processes and Volcanology.  More about IGT

The Institute

In our institute we focus on the structure & evolution of the Earth. Our research activity is coordinated by four dynamic research groups:

Our research also crosses these group boundaries. We have active collaborations with the other school research groups as well as with scientists from across the world. Have a look at our active and recently completed research projects.

Thu
29
Sep
IGT Seminar - Oxygen distribution in Earth's core
Dr. Tetsuya Komabayashi, University of Edinburgh
14:00 - 15:00 SEE Seminar Rooms (8.119)
Thu
6
Oct
IGT Seminar - Seismic Anisotropy, Faulting & Volcanoes
Prof. Martha Savage, Victoria University of Wellington
14:00 - 15:00 SEE Seminar Rooms (8.119)

PhD Opportunities

The School has a vibrant PhD community.  IGT hosts about 30 research postgraduates. We are always looking to recruit excellent students with an interest in the structure and evolution of the Earth.

View a PDF of our currently available PhD projects

If you wish to discuss the possibility of pursuing postgraduate research in IGT please contact us.

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