Faculty

Tamsin Mather, David Pyle

Current Research Fellows and Postdoctoral Researchers

Mike Cassidy (NERC Independent Research Fellow), Isabel Fendley (ERC V-ECHO PDRA), Joost Frieling (ERC V-ECHO PDRA), Jean-Francois Smekens (NERC V-PLUS PDRA), Zoltan Taracsak (NERC-NSF PDRA), Isabelle Taylor (NERC COMET/V-PLUS PDRA)

Current Graduate Research Students

Anna Brookfield, David Colby, Asri Oktavioni Indraswari, Alice Paine, Jackie Ratner, Richard Strange, Annika Voigt, Kyra Cutler

Alumni (DPhil) with links to open access to their theses

Grace Manley (2021) Investigating large-scale change in volcanic time series data using machine learning analysis. Now an Earth Scientist at Arup Group.

Amber Madden-Nadeau (2021) Silicic caldera volcanism and the 1883 eruption of Krakatau Volcano, Indonesia.

Isabelle Taylor (2019) Satellite Remote Sensing of Volcanic Plumes. Now a post-doc in Oxford.

Jonathan Hunt (2019) Structural controls on volcanism and degassing in the Main Ethiopian Rift. Now in the civil service.

Gemma Prata (2018) Volcanic Ash in the Atmosphere. Now a secondary school Geography/Biology teacher.

Lawrence Percival (2017) Exploring the use of mercury in reconstructing the environmental impacts of Large Igneous Provinces. Now at Vrije Universiteit Brussel.

Mike Stock (2016) The volatile history of past volcanic eruptions. Now Assistant Professor in Geology at Trinity College Dublin, Ireland.

Martin Airey (2015) Volcanism as an active planetary process on Venus. Now a postdoctoral researcher at University of Reading.

Stefan Lachowycz (2015) Records of and controls on temporal variations in activity at arc volcanoes. Now an Associate Editor at Nature Geoscience.

Harriet Rawson (2015) Volcanic history and magmatic evolution of Mocho-Choshuenco Volcano, Southern Chile. Now Catastrophe Risk Analyst.

Will Hutchison (2015) Past, present and future volcanic activity at restless calderas in the Main Ethiopian Rift. Now a UKRI Future Leaders Fellow at University of St Andrews.

Jeannie Scott (2013) Origin and evolution of the Santiaguito lava dome complex, Guatemala. Now Strategic Projects Manager, University of Oxford.

Michelle Parks (2013) Volcanic processes during eruption and unrest: combining satellite and ground-based monitoring at Galeras and Santorini volcanoes. Now at Icelandic Met Office.

Susanna Ebmeier (2012) InSAR measurements of volcano deformation on the Central American Volcanic Arc. Now a NERC Independent Research Fellow at University of Leeds.

Naomi Matthews (2011) Magma chamber assembly and dynamics of a supervolcano: Whakamaru, Taupo Volcanic Zone, New Zealand. Now a Petroleum Geologist at CGG

David Ferguson (2011) Volcanic and magmatic processes at a young spreading centre in Afar, Ethiopia. Now Associate Professor at University of Leeds.

Sebastian Watt (2010) Records of volcanism and controls on volcanic processes in southern Chile. Now Lecturer in Earth Sciences at University of Birmingham.

Former Oxford Volcanology and Igneous Petrology Postdoctoral Researchers and Research Fellows

Elisa Carboni, now at Rutherford Appleton Laboratory

Karen Fontijn, now at Université libre de Bruxelles, Belgium

Steve Turner, now at Department of Geosciences, University of Massachusetts Amherst, USA

Mel Rodgers, now at University of South Florida, USA

Madeleine Humphreys, now at Durham University, UK

Kim Berlo, now at McGill University, Canada

Melanie Witt, now Random Systems CDT Administrator, Mathematical Institute, Oxford