Professor Balz Kamber

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Faculty of Science,
School of Earth & Atmospheric Sciences

Personal details


Professor in Petrology
Faculty of Science,
School of Earth & Atmospheric Sciences


Geochemistry, Geology, Physical Geography and Environmental Geoscience

Field of Research code, Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification (ANZSRC), 2008


  • PhD (University of Bern)

Professional memberships and associations

In 2018, I was elected as a Member of the  Royal Irish Academy and am also a long-serving member of the European Association of Geochemistry


My teaching is within the Earth Science Major, the Geology Extension Minor and the brand new Climate Science Minor, which I helped to develop and design.

Semester 1: I co-teach Earth Materials (ERB205) with Patrick Hayman and Chemical Earth (ERB301) with David Murphy

Semester 2: From 2022, I will be teaching  the new unit Global Change (ERB211), one of the 4 units making up the Climate Science Minor. I coordinate and teach in Petrology (ERB206) together with Scott Bryan and also offer lectures in Evolving Earth (ERB102).


Selected publications

QUT ePrints

To find publications by Balz, visit QUT ePrints, the University's research repository.