Bernard Wood#


Bernard Wood
Email:bernie.wood 'at' earth.ox.ac.uk
Membership Number:4790
Membership type:ORDINARY
Main Country of Residence:UNITED KINGDOM
Section:EARTH & COSMIC SCIENCES
Username:bwood
Elected:2018
Homepage: https://www.earth.ox.ac.uk/people/bernie-wood


Present and Previous Positions
  • 2007 Research Professor, University of Oxford, U.K.
  • 2005 - 2008 Professor, Department of Earth and Planetary Sciences, Macquarie University, Australia
  • 1995 - 1996 Guest Professor at Mineralogisches Institut, Universität Freiburg, DE
  • 1989 - 2005 Professor, Department of Earth Sciences, University of Bristol, UK. Head of Department 1994 - 1997
  • 1982 - 1989 Professor, Department of Geological Sciences, Northwestern University, USA. Chairman, 1985 - 1988
  • 1980 - 1981 Principal Scientist, Rockwell Hanford Operations, Richland, Washington, USA
  • 1975 - 1976 Postdoctoral Fellow, Geophysical Laboratory, Carnegie Institution of Washington
  • 1973 - 1978 Lecturer, then Reader in Petrology University of Manchester, UK
  • 1973 Visiting Assistant Professor, Department of Geology and Geophysics, University of California, Berkeley, USA

Fields of Scholarship
  • Experimental petrology
  • Phase transitions in the Earth's mantle
  • Trace element partitioning between crystals and melts
  • Oxygen fugacities recorded by mantle rocks
  • Geothermometry and Geobarometry
  • Accretion of the Earth and effects of core segregation on mantle composition
  • Volatilities of elements in the solar nebula

Honours and Awards
  • 2014 Roebling Medal, Mineralogical Society of America
  • 2013 Harry H. Hess Medal, American Geophysical Union
  • 2012 Abraham G. Werner Medal, German Mineralogical Society
  • 2003 Goldschmidt Medal, Geochemical Society
  • 2001 Fellow of the American Geophysical Union
  • 1999 Max Planck Research Prize, Max Planck Society
  • 1998 Fellow of the Royal Society
  • 1997 Arthur Holmes Medal, European Union of Geosciences
  • 1997 Murchison Medal, Geological Society of London
  • 1991 Schlumberger Medal, Mineralogical Society
  • 1984 MSA Award, Mineralogical Society of America

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