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Dr. Helen Quinn, Science Television Producer

NEW! 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

NEW! 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: 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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Sallie Burroughs

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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igneous petrology

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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Akademik Sergey Vavilov

Polar Historian, Glenn Stein @GlennMartyStein: A Day in the GeoLife Series

NAME:  Glenn M. Stein, Fellow of the Royal Geographical Society (FRGS) CURRENT TITLE:  Polar & Maritime Historian, Author and Speaker AREA OF EXPERTISE:  My objective is to interest and educate the public in the history of Arctic and Antarctic exploration, thus…
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vertebrate paleontology

Vertebrate Paleontology Student, Melanie During @MelanieDuring: A Day in the GeoLife Series

NAME: Melanie A. D. During CURRENT TITLE: Master Student AREA OF EXPERTISE: Paleoclimatology and Vertebrate Paleontology I am presently working on the sauropterygian fauna and habitat of the early Middle Triassic. I started my Bachelor’s program in Earth Sciences in…
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Blyde River Canyon

PhD Student, Early Earth Sedimentology, Matthew Warke @matthewrwarke: A Day in the GeoLife Series

NAME: Matthew Warke CURRENT TITLE: PhD student at the School of Earth and Environmental Sciences, University of Manchester, United Kingdom (2013-present) AREA OF EXPERTISE: Field geology, sedimentology, stratigraphy EDUCATION: BSc (Hons) Geology from the University of St Andrews (2009-2013), PhD at…
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mineral processing

PhD Student, Mineral Processing, Milly Owens @camillalowens: A Day in the GeoLife Series

NAME:  Milly Owens CURRENT TITLE:  PhD Student at Camborne School of Mines (CSM), University of Exeter (2015-present) AREA OF EXPERTISE:  Mineral Processing, Rare Earth Elements EDUCATION:  BSc in Physics from the University of Southampton (2010-2013), MSc in Volcanology from the University…
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coastal geology

Marine Research Scientist, Alessio Rovere @alessio_r_: A Day in the GeoLife Series

NAME:  Alessio Rovere CURRENT TITLE:  Junior Group Leader; Adjunct Research Scientist AREA OF EXPERTISE:  Marine Sciences, Sea Level and Coastal Changes YEARS OF EXPERIENCE:  5+ EDUCATION:  I was born 100 meters from the Mediterranean Sea in Northwestern Italy. In 2011,…
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Professor Chris Osborn

Marine Biogeochemistry Professor, Chris Osburn @closburn: A Day in the GeoLife Series

NAME:  Chris Osburn CURRENT TITLE:  Associate Professor, Department of Marine, Earth, and Atmospheric Sciences, North Carolina (NC) State University, Raleigh, North Carolina, United States (US) AREA OF EXPERTISE:  My expertise is in marine biogeochemistry though, at one time, I was a…
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