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James Richard Wilson

Associate professor emeritus

Curriculum Vitae

Full name:            J. Richard Wilson
Nationality:          British 
Date of birth:        8.5.1944
Marital status:       Married with two children (born 1970 and 1975)
Home address:      Mølledalen 9, 8530 Hjortshøj, Denmark
Private tlf. nr.        86223503
Mobile tlf. nr.        25321169
Work address:       Geologisk Institut, Aarhus Universitet, 8000 Aarhus C, Denmark     Work tlf. nr.          89422526
Work fax nr.         89422525
E-mail:                  jrw@geo.au.dk

Academic qualifications

B.Sc. Hons. in Geology. Southampton University. 1965.

Ph.D. in Geology. Bristol University. 1969.

dr. scient. Aarhus University. 1989.


Reader (= Docent). Geologisk Institut, Aarhus Universitet    1989-


Teaching:    First year level

            Elementary “Minerals and Rocks” lectures and practical classes.

            Field trip to Bornholm

                    Third and fourth year levels

            Lecture and practical course in rock-forming minerals.

            Lecture and practical course in igneous and metamorphic petrology.

            Field trip to Cyprus

            Field trip to Scotland

Supervision of M.Sc. (cand. scient.) and Ph.D. students

            Supervisor for 10 completed Ph.D. students since 1980.

            Supervisor for ca. 40 completed M.Sc. students since 1977.

            Currently supervisor for 5 M.Sc. students:

                   Lise F. Jensen:         Cape Verde petrology

                   Jacob T. Skøtt:         Mikisfjord Macrodyke, East Greenland

                   Lars Olsen:               Scourie Dykes, NW Scotland

                   Søren Lundsted Poulsen:      Evolved rocks associated with the Bjerkreim-Sokndal layered intrusion, Norway

                   Tine Kristensen:       Mineralogy and petrology in the Fiskefjord region, West Greenland

Refereeing activity

       Joint editor for Bulletin of the Geological Society of Denmark

       Referee for Contributions to Mineralogy and Petrology, Journal of Petrology, Lithos

Research projects

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