Doctor Derek Keir

Dr Derek Keir

Associate Professor

Accepting applications from PhD students.

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Dr Derek Keir is Associate Professor in Earth Science within Ocean and Earth Science at the University of Southampton. Over the last decade he has led passive seismology efforts in the Geology and Geophysics research group, and also uses remote sensing, geochemistry, and field geology to study earthquakes and volcanoes in various settings on Earth. Most of his research is on Africa, Arabia, the Caribbean, and Italy. He is Chief Editor of the Structural Geology and Tectonics section of Frontiers in Earth Science.


Bullerwell Award 2013 - British Geophysical Association

Jason Morgan Early Career Award 2011 - American Geophysical Union

The President's Award 2007 - The Geological Society


Associate editor in Volcanology for Frontiers in Earth Science

Speciality Chief editor in Structural Geology and Tectonics for Frontiers in Earth Science