Philip England

Geologist, Film producer

1951 –

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Who is Philip England?

Philip Christopher England FRS is an English geophysicist and whose research centres upon the evolution, deformation and metamorphism of mountain ranges and the development of island arcs. He has widely used applied mathematics to model mountain building, proving that they behave as extremely viscous fluids.

England graduated with a degree in physics from the University of Bristol in 1972. He then moved to Oxford University to undertake research in geophysics, receiving his D.Phil in 1976.

Since 2000, he has held the position of Professor of Geology at the University of Oxford and a Fellow of University College, Oxford. He became a Fellow of the Royal Society in 1999.

His daughter is the middle distance runner, Hannah England.

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Born
Apr 30, 1951
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Nationality
  • United Kingdom
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Education
  • University of Bristol

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on July 23, 2013

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