Mining

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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UPDATED! Associate Hydrogeologist, Gareth Digges La Touche @GarethDLaT: A Day in the GeoLife Series

NAME:  Gareth Digges La Touche CURRENT TITLE:  Principal Hydrogeologist and Associate AREA OF EXPERTISE:  Hydrogeology, well test analysis, fractured aquifers, mine water management YEARS OF EXPERIENCE:  24 EDUCATION:  BSc Geology & Geography; MSc Computing in Earth Science; MSc Hydrogeology WEBSITE:…
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mineralogist

UPDATED! Senior Mineralogist, Dr. Christopher Brough @ChrisPBrough: A Day in the GeoLife Series

NAME: Dr Christopher Brough CURRENT TITLE: Senior Consultant Mineralogist at Petrolab Limited YEARS OF EXPERIENCE: 9 years of education, including two Master’s degrees and one PhD followed by five years in industry thus far. TWITTER: @ChrisPBrough WEBSITE: www.petrolab.org.uk & @PetrolabLtd…
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GSI Geologist, Rajesh Sagotra @sagotrasagotra: A Day in the GeoLife Series

NAME: Rajesh Sagotra CURRENT TITLE: Geologist – Geological Survey of India (GSI) AREA OF EXPERTISE:  Limestone Investigation YEARS OF EXPERIENCE:  5 EDUCATION:  B.SC in Geology from Prince of Wales College; M.SC Geology University of Jammu, India TWITTER:  @sagotrasagotra What’s your job like? Being…
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deserts

Deserts, Jerome Mayaud @JeromeMayaud: A Day in the GeoLife Series

NAME: Jerome Mayaud CURRENT TITLE:  PhD student at the University of Oxford, United Kingdom AREA OF EXPERTISE: Dryland Geomorphology, Glaciology, Computational Modelling YEARS OF EXPERIENCE: 3rd year of PhD EDUCATION:  PhD Dryland Geomorphology, School of Geography and the Environment, University of Oxford; MPhil…
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science diplomacy

Science Diplomacy, Melody Brown Burkins @mbbvt: A Day in the GeoLife Series

NAME: Melody Brown Burkins CURRENT TITLES: Associate Director at John Sloan Dickey Center for International Understanding and Adjunct Professor of Environmental Studies, Dartmouth College; Chair, United States National Committee to the International Union of Geological Sciences (USNC-IUGS) and Member, Board on International…
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geoarchaeology

Geoarchaeology, Student Mediator Dr. Ruth Siddall @R_Siddall: A Day in the GeoLife Series

NAME: Dr. Ruth Siddall CURRENT TITLE:  University College London (UCL) Student Mediator (and geologist!). It’s complicated … AREA OF EXPERTISE:  The geology of the built environment and geomateriality. YEARS OF EXPERIENCE: 25 EDUCATION:  BSc (Hons) Geology, University of Birmingham 1986-1989; PhD…
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Mining Engineer, Simon Hobson @Hobson_SP: A Day in the GeoLife Series

NAME:  Simon P. Hobson CURRENT TITLE: Mining engineering and trading consultant for mining brokerage firms. AREA OF EXPERTISE:  My particular interest is in iron ore and coal, and my experience comes from England, West Africa and Latin America. I came late, at…
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mining

PhD Student, Gold/Copper Mining & Geo-Blogger Stephanie Sykora @stephsykora: A Day in the GeoLife Series

NAME:  Stephanie Sykora CURRENT TITLE:  PhD student and geo-blogger AREA OF EXPERTISE:  Mineral exploration, ore deposits (gold and copper), structural geology, geological mapping, geotourism, blogging, travel, earth science education YEARS OF EXPERIENCE: 1.5 years as a PhD research candidate at the…
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Geology in Peru with Anna Bidgood @akbidgood Summer 2014

ROCK-HEAD SCIENCES is pleased to announce our first ongoing guest blog by a student who will share her field experiences in Peru throughout the Summer of 2014. Anna Bidgood is currently an undergraduate student who is studying Earth Science at Oxford…
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Undergraduate and Exploration Geologist, Anna Bidgood, @akbidgood: A Day in the GeoLife Series

NAME:  Anna Bidgood CURRENT TITLE:  Undergraduate and exploration geologist YEARS EXPERIENCE:  1 EDUCATION:  I am currently an undergraduate studying Earth Science at Oxford University. This summer, I am working for a mining company in exploration geology in Peru, looking for copper…
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Dave Eden

Senior Manager, Gold Mining, Dave Eden: A Day in the GeoLife Series @tarwathie

NAME:  Dave Eden CURRENT TITLE:  Senior Manager, Technical Services with a gold mining company AREA OF EXPERTISE:  International gold mining. I work in the geology department of corporate Technical Services, where I manage the preparation of mineral resource and reserve…
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