Francesca Prando

Francesca Prando

School of Geography, Earth and Environmental Sciences (Faculty of Science and Engineering)

PhD student in Structural Geology



01/2017- today PhD degree in Structural Geology        University of Plymouth, England

2014 - Master degree in Geology and Technical Geology  Universita' degli studi di Padova,Italy

09/2012-02/2013 Erasmus student                    Univeristy of Helsinki, Finland

2011- Bsc. Geological science                       Universita' degli studi di Padova, Italy 


2-9/07/2016 Summer School ‘Alps vs Apennines: Tectonic Geomorphology of Mountains’ Italy: Western Alps (Peveragno, CN) – Central Apennines (Assergi, AQ) held by IAG/AIG- Tectonic Geomorphology Working Group 

6-10/06/2016 Workshop ‘Image analysis in geoscience’ held by Renee Heilbronner at Basel University (CH) 

Professional membership

2018 EGU student membership

2017 EGU student membership


Conference Papers and Presentations

DiToro G., Prando F.,Mazzoli C., Nestola F., Zorzi F. Pseudotachylytes and mirror-like surfaces from extensional faults in Alpine Corsica (France), American Geophysical Union Fall Meeting 2016

Other academic activities

03-04/07/2017 Girls into Geosciences Student Ambassador