Donnelly Archibald is an Instructor and Lecturer at St. Francis Xavier University in Canada. He uses field studies, geochronological, isotopic and geochemical data collected from igneous rocks to answer tectonic problems. He primarily studies rocks in Madagascar and the northern Appalachians. Madagascar is a large island nation located off the southeast coast of Africa. Many […]
Morgan Blades is just finishing her PhD at The University of Adelaide on the Tectonic Evolution of the Western Shield, Ethiopia. She has also worked on the Neoproterozoic evolution of Oman and the Sahara Metacraton. She is a rock enthusiast having wanted to be a geologist since she was very little. Ethiopia is unique – […]
Dr Ben McGee completed his PhD at the University of Adelaide in 2013 on the Tectonic Evolution of the Paraguay Belt, Brazil. Since then he has been working as a post-doctoral researcher in Brazil, continuing his work on Gondwana formation in South America. He is also an amazing photographer – check out his website here. […]
Diana Plavsa is a geologist who completed her PhD at The University of Adelaide in 2014 where she was supervised by Prof Alan Collins and John Foden. Since then she has been a post-doc researcher at Curtin University working on the Capricorn Orogen. A PhD working in southern India sounds pretty good. You imagine beautiful […]
Jiu-Long Zhou is a postdoc in the Chemical Geodynamics group at the Institute of Geology and Geophysics, Chinese Academy of Sciences. He utilizes a range of analytical techniques to extract information from igneous rocks for reconstructing the Proterozoic tectonics of Madagascar and South China.