Academic C.V.

Up to date as of January 2015

Qualifications

2013- Present     The University of Sheffield: Geography PhD
Primary Supervisor: Prof Chris Clark          Secondary Supervisor: Dr Darrel Swift

2008-2012         The University of Edinburgh: Geography BSc (Hons) First Class

Awards and Prizes

  • Royal Scottish Geographical Society Edinburgh University Medal for 2012.
  • University of Edinburgh Institute of Geography prize for the highest grade average of the 2012 year group (including both BSc and MA Geography students).
  • Lind Prize for the highest achieving junior honours student in geography at Edinburgh (both BSc and MA).
  • Special merit prizes in: Oceanography; Geomorphology; Economic and Political Geography; and Astronomy.
  • Vacation Scholarship from the Carnegie Trust towards the fieldwork costs of my undergraduate dissertation.
  • Full Faculty Scholarship for my PhD studies at the University of Sheffield.

Professional Memberships

  • Postgraduate Fellow of the Royal Geographical Society (RGS)
  • Member of the Association of Polar Early Career Scientists (APECS) and UK Polar Network (UKPN) – my profile can be found here
  • Member of the Quaternary Research Association (QRA)
  • Postgraduate member of the British Society for Geomorphology (BSG)

 Relevant Work Experience

11/2012-12/2012
Climate Change Research Centre, University of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia.
Research Assistant on an expedition to the Patriot Hills, West Antarctica. Team leaders: Prof Chris Turney and Dr Chris Fogwill. Part of the Ellsworth Mountains Project.

07/2012-09/2012
Scott Polar Research Institute, University of Cambridge, Cambridge, UK.
Glaciology Intern supervised by Prof Liz Morris

04/2011- present
Private Tutor in Geography from primary school to undergraduate (Currently registered with First Tutors under this profile)

2000-2006
The Sedgwick Museum of Earth Sciences, University of Cambridge, Cambridge, UK.
Member of the Sedgwick Young Design Squad tasked with redesigning the “Ancient Life” gallery.