Prof. Dr. Sarah Gleeson

Sarah Gleeson
Prof. Dr. Sarah Gleeson
Section Head
Telegrafenberg
Building B, Room 324
14473 Potsdam
+49 331 288-27503
+49 331 288-1474
sarah.gleeson@gfz-potsdam.de

Function and Responsibilities:

  • Head, Section 3.1 – Inorganic and Isotope Geochemistry
  • Professor, Institute of Geological Sciences, Freie Universität, Berlin

Research Interests:

Genesis of hydrothermal and Ni-laterite ore deposits. Aqueous fluid processes and water/rock interactions in crustal environments. Geochemical tracers of fluid flow in the crust. Halogens in hydrothermal systems. Sediment-hosted base metal and gold deposits.

Career:

  since 2016: Head, Section 3.1 – Inorganic and Isotope Geochemistry

  since 2016: Professor, Institute of Geological Sciences, Freie Universität, Berlin

  2015-2016: Professor, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Canada

  2007-2014: Associate Professor, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Canada

  2001-2007: Assistant Professor, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Canada

  1999-2001: Sessional Lecturer in Mineral Deposits, School of Earth Sciences, University of Leeds

  1997-1999: NERC post-doctoral research associate, School of Earth Sciences, University of Leeds

             1997: Billiton-Gencor funded research fellow, Natural History Museum London

Education:

            1996: Department of Geology, Ph.D. Geochemistry, Imperial College, London

            1992:  Department of Geology, B.A. (mod.) Geology, Trinity College, Dublin

Awards:

            2019: Thayer LindsleyTravelling Lecturer, Society of Economic Geologists,

       Distinguished Lecturer, Mineralogical Society of Great Britain and Ireland  

            2014: Faculty of Science, student´s choice teaching hour roll, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Canada

            2013: Faculty of Science, teaching honour roll, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Canada   

2011-2012: H.S. Robinson Medal and lecture tour, Geological Association of Canada

            2010: William Harvey Gross Award, Mineral Deposits Division of the Geological Association of Canada

    2010: Young Scientist Award, Mineralogical Association of Canad

    2007: Waldemar Lindgren Award, Society of Economic Geologists 

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