Tag Archive: earth sciences

palaeontology

Executive Officer at The Palaeontological Association, Jo Hellawell @JoHellawell: A Day in the GeoLife Series

NAME: Jo Hellawell CURRENT TITLE: Executive Officer, The Palaeontological Association (PalAss) AREA OF EXPERTISE: My research has been in both geochemistry and palaeontology. I have held various technical and administrative posts. YEARS OF EXPERIENCE: 15+ years in Earth sciences, but not quite two…
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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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Tim Yilmaz

Postdoctoral Researcher, Volcanology, Dr. Tim Yilmaz @YilmazTim: A Day in the GeoLife Series

NAME:  Dr. Tim I. Yilmaz CURRENT TITLE:  Postdoctoral researcher at Ludwig Maximilian University of Munich (LMU Munich) (@LMU_volc on Twitter), Germany AREA OF EXPERTISE:  Volcanology YEARS OF EXPERIENCE: 10 years of education EDUCATION:  I started with my undergraduate studies in…
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Jack Townsend

Geo-Environmental Consultant, Jack Townsend @Townsend_ilb: A Day in the GeoLife Series

NAME:  Jack Townsend CURRENT TITLE:  Geo-Environmental Consultant AREA OF EXPERTISE:  Geotechnical and environmental engineering YEARS OF EXPERIENCE:  Nearly two years of industry experience EDUCATION:  BSc in Geology and MSc in Engineering Geology and Geotechnics both from the University of Portsmouth,…
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Dr. David A. T. Harper

Principal, Palaeontology Professor, Dave Harper @VM_Principal: A Day in the GeoLife Series

NAME:  Dave Harper CURRENT TITLE:  Professor of Palaeontology and Principal of Van Mildert College in Durham University, United Kingdom (UK); President, Palaeontological Association; Chair-elect, International Commission on Stratigraphy AREA OF EXPERTISE:  Geology, mainly palaeontology and stratigraphy YEARS OF EXPERIENCE:  Worked in the…
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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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Hydrology

Updated! Catchment Research Assistant, Peter Fitt @Pjfiddy: A Day in the GeoLife Series

NAME: Peter Fitt CURRENT TITLE: Catchment Research Assistant / Project Communications Intern, both at the University of East Anglia (United Kingdom) AREA OF EXPERTISE:  I currently work on projects investigating hydrology, water management and agricultural related issues such as diffuse pollution. YEARS…
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Professor, Volcanology, Dr. David Pyle @davidmpyle: A Day in the GeoLife Series

NAME:  David Pyle CURRENT TITLE:  Professor of Earth Sciences at the University of Oxford, UK. AREA OF EXPERTISE:  My research is mainly in the area of volcanology, igneous petrology and geochemistry – unravelling the stories of past volcanic eruptions, and…
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Director, Glaciology, Dr. Neil Glasser: A Day in the GeoLife Series @NeilNfg @MAGICDML

NAME:  Professor Neil Glasser CURRENT TITLE:  Director of the newly formed Institute of Geography, History and Politics, and Professor of Physical Geography in the Department of Geography and Earth Sciences at Aberystwyth University in Wales. AREA OF EXPERTISE:  My research…
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