Prof. Liane G. Benning

Head
Prof. Liane G. Benning
Building A 71, Room 259
Telegrafenberg
14473 Potsdam

Function and Responsibilities:

- Head of section 3.5 "Interface Geochemistry"
- Professor in Interface Geochemistry, Freie Universität Berlin  
- For information about research in our section, please see the details on the "Interface Geochemistry" website
 
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Career:

since April 2016: Professor in Interface Geochemistry, FU Berlin and GFZ Potsdam

since Oct 1st 2014: Head of  Interface Geochemistry group, German Research Centre for Geosciences, GFZ Potsdam, Germany

2007– 2020: Professor in Experimental Biogeochemistry, School of Earth and Environment, Univ. Leeds, UK

2005-2007: Reader in Geobiology, School of Earth and Environment, University of Leeds, UK

2004-2005: University Lecturer, School of Earth Sciences, University of Leeds, UK

1999-2004: University Research Fellow, School of Earth Sciences, University of Leeds, UK

1996-1999: Postdoctoral Research fellow, The Pennsylvania State University, USA


Education:

1995 PhD: Aqueous Geochemistry, Swiss Federal Institute of Technology, Zurich, Switzerland


Projects:

European Research Council Synergy Grant "Deep Purple " Darkening the Greenland Ice Sheet" 2020 -2026

UK-Natural Environment Research Council + Helmholtz Recruiting Initiative: Black and Bloom - Understanding the melting of the Greenland Ice Sheet; 2015-2020:

Individual  Fellowships:
  1. EU H2020 Marie Skłodowska-Curie Global Fellowship: Dr. Jonathan Hawkings: ICICLES "Iron and Carbon Interactions and Biogeochemical Cyc Ling in Subglacial Eco Systems" (2018-2021)
  2. Humboldt Research Fellowship for Postdoctoral Researchers: Dr. James Bradley: Biogeochemical modelling of the Greenland Ice Sheet Surface (2018-2022)
  3. Humboldt Research Fellowship for Postdoctoral Researchers: Dr. Runa Antony: Storage, dynamics and fate or organic carbon on the surface of the Greenland Ice Sheet (2021-2023)
  4. Humboldt Research Fellowship for Experienced Researchers: Dr. Elizaveta Kovaleva:  Meteorite impact geothermobarometers and geochronometers derived from nano-structures in shocked accessory minerals (2021-2023)

Diamond Ltd (beam time allocation for work at the UK synchrotron radiation facility)

European Synchrotron Radiation Facility (beam time allocation for work at the ESRF)

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