Research Units

The research that is being carried out at the Department of Geology can be grouped under three main themes: "Global Change Geology","Earth Materials and Georesources" and "Earth Science and Environment"


The research within these three main themes is conducted within a number of separate research groups, each consisting of doctoral students and postdoctoral researchers, led by one or more professors:


In addition, members of the Department are also involved in other partnerships within UGent:


As a result of their research or teaching assignment, the members of the Department have expertise in the following subjects: