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New faculty - Dr Kara English

Welcome to our new faculty member Dr Kara English

Dr Kara English has recently joined our faculty as Associate Professor. Her research and teaching interests include sedimentology, basin analysis and our energy future. In recent roles with the Department of Environment, Climate and Communications in Ireland, Kara focused on establishing a standard stratigraphic nomenclature framework for Ireland’s offshore sedimentary basins. Prior to government roles, she worked in the petroleum industry and has worked on petroleum exploration and assessment projects in over 40 countries throughout North, South & Central America, Europe, Africa and the Middle East. She has also worked in other geoscience roles in Canada including mineral exploration, mining, hydrology, aggregate potential mapping and field work projects with the British Columbia Geological Survey in northern Canada. She holds a PhD from University of Manchester.