Be the catalyst for change in resolving some of the world’s most pressing environmental issues
As the population continues to soar and our resources are stretched even further, the consequences for our beautiful planet are growing. With the right skills and attitude, we can change that. Start with Earth Sciences at Oxford Summer Courses.
This exciting interdisciplinary subject combines physics, chemistry and biology to better understand our world. From future energy sources to devastating earthquakes and the threat of climate change, Earth Sciences tackles issues head-on aiming for a more efficient, sustainable natural world for all.
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Match your passion to your academic pursuit. Find a course that makes you never want to stop learning.
How can volcanoes, fossils and earthquakes help us piece together the unfolding story of Earth’s eventuality?
Targeted debates, exploring the risks associated with natural hazards and bigger picture questions that we need to answer as a society. It’s all in a day’s work on our Earth Sciences course.
Our specialised tutors are all experts in their field of study and can help you explore each subject with deep insight and understanding. Study Earth Sciences with Oxford Summer Courses and consider every aspect of our Earth’s impact, making a conscious choice to help resolve the issues that threaten our planet.
Weekly tutorials with the finest academic minds from Oxford & Cambridge will keep you up-to-speed with the latest advances thanks to our teaching style, which mirrors the same methods used in world-renowned University of Oxford & University of Cambridge, you can be confident of an unprecedented experience.
Our established tutors are experts in their fields of study. Gain the skills and experience you need to excel with a unique, unparalleled learning experience.
Each week, you’ll be able to collaborate with leading academics mirroring the teaching method of the iconic, world-renowned and most respected educational establishments in the UK.
As current and past alumni of top universities, they’re highly specialised, recognised and knowledgeable in their chosen fields and can transfer their academic wisdom to you through interactive learning, independent study, seminars, and tutorials, depending on your age group.
Leah Matchett, originally from Grand Haven, Michigan, is a Marshall Scholar and MPhil in International Relations at the University of Oxford. She spent summers as an associate researcher in nuclear security on the Managing the Atom project at Harvard, as a graduate fellow studying nuclear policy at KAIST in Daejeon, South Korea, and as an environmental science technology and health intern at the US Department of State in Guangzhou, China. She taught a Physics and Global Studies Course in Nuclear Weapons and Disarmament for two semesters at the University of Illinois as an Undergraduate, and has been tutoring both on line and in person for years. She holds a bachelors degree in geology and global studies from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.
Dr Olga ChowdhuryBIO
Dr. Olga Chowdhury held an Associate Professorship in Geotechnical Engineering at Kiev National University of Civil Engineering and Architecture for over ten years. She is a civil engineer who specialises in Soil Mechanics and Foundation Engineering. She has been a Visiting Lecturer in Coastal Engineering at University College London and held a prestigious Fulbright Scholarship at the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, USA. She is a member of the International Society for Soil Mechanics and Geotechnical Engineering, and served as a member of the 2016 Scientific Committee of the VIII International Conference on Scour and Erosion, Oxford. Author of more than forty publications on soil-structure interaction.
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