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Hazards & Disaster Management Masters (MSc): Facilities

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The School of Geography, Geology and the Environment (GGE) is equipped with a number of specialist research laboratories and analytical facilities, all backed up by technical support.

High-quality computing labs are available for teaching and research. After a major rebuilding programme (the £9.8 million Eadweard Muybridge building and £20 million John Galsworthy building) at Kingston University, the School has the use of specially-designed teaching laboratories. Analytical instrumentation, also accessed by PhD students and established researchers, is used in many modules and during dissertation research.

Analytical facilities include:

  • comprehensive computing and GIS laboratories;
  • geochemical and environmental chemistry laboratories;
  • palynology and advanced microscopy laboratories;
  • thin-section microscopy laboratory;
  • laser-raman laboratory;
  • mineralogy and petrology laboratory;
  • palaeomagnetism and geophysical laboratory;
  • sediments, soils and engineering geology laboratory;
  • environmental sciences laboratory; and
  • nuclear metrology laboratory.

You can also use the Graduate Centre facilities, which include:

  • additional IT facilities;
  • seminar rooms;
  • social spaces, a canteen a large fully equipped gym and fitness centre; and
  • a learning resource centre with specialist libraries.

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