Distinguished Lecturer Programme

The ECORD Distinguished Lecturer Programme is a lecture series given by leading scientists, designed to bring the exciting scientific discoveries of IODP to the geosciences community in ECORD member countries and to promote new members to ECORD.

ECORD invites you to host a Distinguished Lecturer


2016/17 Lecturers

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Biotic response to Cenozoic climate perturbations: new insights from ocean drilling

Bridget Wade, University College London: b.wade@ucl.ac.uk 


Controls on microbial population size and community structure in subseafloor environments

Mark Alexander Lever, ETH Zürich: mark.lever@usys.ethz.ch


Serpentinization and life: Insights through ocean drilling

Gretchen FrühGreen, ETH Zurich: frueh-green@erdw.ethz.ch


Thrilling advances in the understanding the up-dip limit of subduction zones and the associated risks of tsunami and earthquakes through scientific drillings

Marianne Conin, University of Lorraine,Nancy: marianne.conin@univ-lorraine.fr



Canadians selected as past ECORD Distinguished Lecturers:

  • 2012-2014: Claude Hillaire-Marcel (UQAM)
  • 2010-2012: Dominique Weis (UBC)