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Professor Daniel Faulkner B.Sc. (Hons), Ph.D.

Professor in Geology and Geophysics Earth, Ocean and Ecological Sciences

    Research

    Research Interest 1

    I have a broad interst in experimental rock deformation and fluid flow, the physical properties of fault zones and the mechanics of earthquakes.

    Research Grants

    The physical properties of an active subduction megathrust

    NATURAL ENVIRONMENT RESEARCH COUNCIL (NERC)

    August 2019 - March 2020

    The influence of major faults on geothermal systems; a case study of the Tocomar Geothermal Field, NW Argentina

    ROYAL SOCIETY

    March 2021 - February 2022

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

    NATURAL ENVIRONMENT RESEARCH COUNCIL (NERC), UK RESEARCH AND INNOVATION (UKRI) (UK)

    November 2016 - September 2021

    The ACORN Accelerating CCS Technologies (ACT) ERA-NET COFUND Project

    DEPARTMENT FOR BUSINESS, ENERGY AND INDUSTRIAL STRATEGY (BEIS) (UK)

    August 2017 - February 2019

    SHAPE-UK: Impact of hydraulic fracturing in the overburden of shale resource plays: Process-based evaluation

    NATURAL ENVIRONMENT RESEARCH COUNCIL (NERC), UK RESEARCH AND INNOVATION (UKRI) (UK)

    September 2018 - September 2021

    An experimental approach to understand inDuced sEismicity in GAS Shales - DEGASS

    EUROPEAN COMMISSION

    January 2016 - December 2017

    Mechanics of earthquake slip

    ROYAL SOCIETY (CHARITABLE)

    January 2016 - December 2016

    Evolution of the physical, geochemical and mechanical properties of fault rocks from the Alpine Fault Zone: a journey through an active plate boundary

    NATURAL ENVIRONMENT RESEARCH COUNCIL (NERC)

    December 2012 - January 2017

    Fluid flow in the Earth: the influence of dehydration reactions and stress

    NATURAL ENVIRONMENT RESEARCH COUNCIL (NERC)

    September 2012 - June 2017