Erkan Turkalp

Erkan TurkalpMSc Geological Sciences

Supervisor Dr. Gema R.Olivo/Co-Supervisor: Dr. Matthew Leybourne

Research Interests

Economic Geology and Geochemistry

About Erkan

I graduated from Aksaray University in Turkey with a Bachelor of Science in Geological Engineering with honours degree. I am currently a MSc candidate in economic geology at Queen’s under the supervision of Dr. Gema R.Olivo and Dr. Matthew Leybourne.


  • Scholarship programme that is designed by the Mineral Research and Exploration Institute to sponsor Turkish students for post-graduate studies abroad (2018)
  • AMASIA (the summer course organized by geologist for successful students) (2016)
  • Bachelor of Science in Geological Engineer with honours degree (2013-2017)