Dr Carmen Solana is a volcanologist specialising in hazards from effusive volcanism. She studied Geology at the Universidad Complutense in Madrid, Spain and specialised in volcanic hazards during her PhD at The Spanish National Research Centre. Her main interest is the reduction of the impact of Natural Disasters on the population, which led her to obtain the UN Diploma on the Analysis and Management of Natural Risks (University of Geneva & University of the West Indies, 1996).

Entitled Volcanoes and Earthquakes, this lecture will be of particular help to students interested in a career centered around Geography. This lecture will improve the understanding of the natural forces that creates Volcanoes and Earthquakes. By the end of this lecture students will gain a better knowledge of Disaster Management and different strategies on how to prevent them.

Graduate Destinations

  • Cartographer
  • Commercial/residential surveyor
  • Environmental consultant
  • Geographical information systems officer
  • Planning and development surveyor
  • Secondary school teacher
  • Town planner
  • International aid/development worker
  • Landscape architect
  • Logistics and distribution manager
  • Market researcher
  • Nature conservation officer
  • Tourism officer
  • Transport planner
  • Geological Study of Volcano and Earthquakes Study

Typical Employers:

Common employers of biomedical sciences graduates include the:

  • The armed forces
  • Charities
  • The Civil Service
  • Environmental consultancies
  • Environmental protection agencies
  • Information systems organisations
  • Local government
  • Ministry of Defence
  • Police service
  • Private companies
  • Utility companies.
  • Universities

Employment Stats:

Destination Percentage
Employed 61.9
Further study 18.9
Working and studying 5.8
Unemployed 6
Other 7.4
Type of work Percentage
Business, HR and financial 17.4
Retail, catering and bar work 16.5
Marketing, PR and sales 11.3
Secretarial and numerical clerks 10.5
Other 44.3