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NEW! Researcher, Sedimentology, Zain Rahman @IamZainRahman: A Day in the GeoLife Series

NAME:  Zain Rahman CURRENT TITLE:  Post Graduate Researcher AREA OF EXPERTISE:  Sedimentology, Micro paleontology, Petroleum Geology, Petrophysics EDUCATION:  Bachelor of Science (Geology) in 2013 from Bahria University Islamabad, Pakistan; Master of Science (Geology) in 2015 from Bahria University Islamabad, Pakistan….
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NEW! PhD Candidate, Volcanology, Geoff Lerner @Tyranakisaurus: A Day in the GeoLife Series

NAME: Geoff Lerner CURRENT TITLE: PhD Candidate (University of Auckland, New Zealand) EXPERTISE: Volcanology and Paleomagnetism EXPERIENCE: 4 years doing research EDUCATION: MSc Geology (Università degli studi Milano-Bicocca, Italy), MS Geology (Michigan Tech University, United States), BS Geological Sciences (Tufts…
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PhD Student, Volcanology, Kerry Reid @Kerry_Reid21: A Day in the GeoLife Series

NAME:  Kerry Reid CURRENT TITLE:  PhD student AREA OF EXPERTISE:  Volcanic degassing, lava lakes YEARS OF EXPERIENCE:  2 years of PhD research EDUCATION:  PhD in Volcanology (The Open University); MSc in Volcanology (University of Bristol, United Kingdom); BSc (Hons) in…
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Jr Policy Officer, European Polar Board, Joseph Nolan @NolanJosephE: A Day in the GeoLife Series

NAME:  Joseph Nolan CURRENT TITLE:  Junior Policy Officer at the European Polar Board (EPB) AREA OF EXPERTISE:  European polar research; science policy YEARS OF EXPERIENCE:  ~1.5 years of experience spread out over the 5 or so while completing my degrees….
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Hydrogeologist, Sanjay Kumar Mishra: A Day in the GeoLife Series

NAME:  Sanjay Kumar Mishra CURRENT TITLE:  Geologist AREA OF EXPERTISE:  Work in structural geology in crystalline rocks, water exploration, groundwater estimation, water recharge structures, artificial recharge of groundwater, pumping tests of aquifers, geophysical and geological exploration of groundwater, water management…
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Research Fellow, Tectonochemistry, Chris Spencer @travelinggeolog: A Day in the GeoLife Series

NAME:  Chris Spencer CURRENT TITLE:  Research Fellow, Department of Applied Geology, Curtin University, Australia AREA OF EXPERTISE: Tectonochemistry YEARS OF EXPERIENCE: Since birth (I was born a geologist) EDUCATION:  BSc in Geology: Brigham Young University 2009 MSc in Geology: Brigham Young…
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Dr. Helen Quinn, Science Television Producer

Science TV Producer, Dr. Helen Quinn @quinney17: A Day in the GeoLife Series

NAME:  Dr. Helen Quinn CURRENT TITLE:  Science Producer for TV documentaries AREA OF EXPERTISE:  I have been working in television documentaries for about ten years, specialising in programmes about Earth Sciences. YEARS OF EXPERIENCE: 10 EDUCATION:  I was lucky enough…
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Mike Simpson, PostDoc Researcher in hydrology and water resources

Researcher, Water Resources, Mike Simpson @mike_simpson_82: A Day in the GeoLife Series

NAME:  Mike Simpson CURRENT TITLE: Postdoctoral Researcher AREA OF EXPERTISE: Hydrology and water resources YEARS OF EXPERIENCE: 2 years post-PhD EDUCATION: BSc in Biology from Edinburgh University, MSc and PhD in Water Resources from Imperial College London WEBSITE: http://www.eci.ox.ac.uk/people/msimpson.html TWITTER: @mike_simpson_82 What’s…
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Doctorate Researcher, Volcanology, Jamie Farquharson @JI_Farquharson: A Day in the GeoLife Series

NAME:  Jamie Farquharson CURRENT TITLE:  Doctorate Researcher AREA OF EXPERTISE:  Volcanic rock deformation, permeability of volcanic systems. YEARS OF EXPERIENCE:  3 years of PhD research. EDUCATION:  PhD in Experimental Volcanology (University de Strasbourg, France); MSc in Volcanology and Geological Hazards…
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Professor, Paleoceanography, Haydon Mort @_Geologize: A Day in the GeoLife Series

NAME:  Haydon Mort CURRENT TITLE:  Visiting Professor AREA OF EXPERTISE:  Geochemical paleoceanography and a few other things. YEARS OF EXPERIENCE:  10 years of experience, post-PhD, including post-doc, teaching, consultancy, freelance and web design. EDUCATION: BSc (Hons) Earth Sciences. Plymouth University, UK; MRes….
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African Environments, Dr. Sallie Burrough @SLBurough: A Day in the GeoLife Series

NAME:  Dr. Sallie Burrough Current title: Trapnell Fellow of African Environments, University of Oxford, United Kingdom Area of expertise: Quaternary Science, Deserts, Long-term Ecology, Geochronology Years of experience: 8 years since finishing PhD Education: BA in Geography, MSc in Quaternary…
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PhD Student, Igneous Petrology, Bob Gooday @BobGooday: A Day in the GeoLife Series

NAME:  Bob Gooday TITLE:  PhD Student, Cardiff University, United Kingdom PROJECT TITLE:  “The Formation and Evolution of the Arran Central Complex” AREA OF EXPERTISE:  Field geology, igneous petrology and geochemistry EDUCATION: (2014-Present) – Cardiff University; (2009-2014) – MEarthSci, University of Edinburgh. For…
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Gordon Neighbour, Geology Educator

Geology Education, Gordon Neighbour @CornubiaGeol: A Day in the GeoLife Series

NAME:  Gordon Neighbour CURRENT TITLE:  Head of Careers, Head of Geology, Head of Computing and IT and International Schools Officer at Torquay Girls’ Grammar School, in Torquay, southwest England AREA OF EXPERTISE:  Geology, career, computing and IT education. I am on…
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