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Dr Ben Edwards BSc PhD FGS FHEA

Reader Earth, Ocean and Ecological Sciences

Research

Research Overview

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Past and Present Projects

1. Hazard and Risk due to Induced Seismicity at Preston New Road, UK (OGA)
a. Phase 1 (PNR-1) Interim
b. Phase 2 (PNR-2)
2019 – 2020

2. New challenges for Urban Engineering Seismology’ — ‘URBASIS’ http://urbasis-eu.osug.fr (EU)
2018 – 2022

3. Northwest England Seismic Network (UoL)
2016 – 2021

4. Seismic Hazard and Risk due to induced seismicity in Groningen (NAM) Phase 1 - 7
2014 – 2021

5. How do earthquake ruptures propagate through clay-rich fault zones? (NERC)
2017 – 2021

6. Rapid deployment of a seismic array in Ecuador following the April 16th 2016 M7.8 Pedernales earthquake (NERC)
2016 – 2017

7. Development of a UK ground motion model for the UK (ARUP/Horizon Nuclear)
2015 – 2017

8. The European Plate Observing System – Implementation Phase (EPOS-IP) (EU)
2015 – 2019

9. Swiss National Seismic Hazard (ETH Zurich, Swiss Government)
2014 – 2015

10. Swiss Nuclear Safety Inspectorate Strong Ground Motion Expert Advisory Group
2011 – 2015

11. REAKT – Strategies and Tools for Real Time Earthquake Risk Reduction (EU)
2011 – 2014

12. GEOSIM (Realization of industry pilot projects in geothermal energy (ETH, Industry)
2014 – 2015

13. GEISER (Geothermal Engineering Integrating Mitigation of Induced Seismicity in Reservoirs (EU FP7)
2010 – 2013

14. SHARE (Seismic Hazard Harmonization in Europe (EU FP7)
2010 – 2013

15. PEGASOS Refinement (SSHAC 4 Probabilistic Seismic Hazard Analysis for Swiss Nuclear Power Plant Sites (swissnuclear)
2008 – 2013
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Seismic Hazard and Risk

Research Grants

New challenges for Urban Engineering Seismology - URBASIS

EUROPEAN COMMISSION

November 2018 - April 2023

How do earthquake ruptures propagate through clay-rich fault zones?

NATURAL ENVIRONMENT RESEARCH COUNCIL (NERC)

November 2016 - September 2021

Rapid deployment of a seismic array in Ecuador following the April 16th 2016 M7.8 Pedernales earthquake

NATURAL ENVIRONMENT RESEARCH COUNCIL (NERC)

June 2016 - October 2017