Written by Eleni Wood, a PhD student at Open University. You can read more about Eleni’s research here. Bhutan is an absolute gem of a country, where progress is measured by Gross National Happiness, chili is considered a staple vegetable and the mountains dominate every view. In the late spring of 2017, I and Stacy […]
Helen is a PhD student at Monash University in collaboration with University of Toulouse. Her PhD work is part of the West African Exploration Intiative (WAXI). You can read more about her work here. It occurred whilst I was sweating away in a cocoa plantation on the hunt for outcrop, in the hope of furthering our understanding […]
Brandon Alessio is a PhD student at the University of Adelaide. His project utilities an array of methods to better understand the tectonic geography of central Africa during the Neoproterozoic. His favorite mineral is Yoderite.
Sarah Falkowski did her Geosciences BSc studies at the University of Bremen, Germany, and her MSc studies at the universities of Bremen, Germany, and Waikato, New Zealand. Since her masters thesis, she focuses her research on the influences of tectonics and climate-driven surface processes on active orogens. She quantifies those processes through thermo- and geochronologic […]
Anna is a PhD student at Oxford University. You can read more about her adventures here. This summer I spent a month working in the Indian Himalayas, looking at rocks that have been subducted to depths of 100km beneath the surface of the earth. These rocks are known as Ultra-High-Pressure (UHP) rocks and contain minerals such […]