Department of Earth Sciences


Our research is engaged across the interface between the Earth and Life Sciences, encompassing the time span from the origin of life to the significant climatic changes of recent millenia.

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Researcher profile: Jorijntje Henderiks

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Here is an interview with Jorijntje Henderiks. She is an Associate Professor at the Palaeobiology Programme, Department of Earth Sciences, and she is studying phenotypic evolution of marine microalgae during the Cenozoic era (ie from 65 million years ago to the present).

Read the interview with Jorijntje Henderiks