Dr Jonathan Dean: Stable Isotope Apprentice – January 2014
Jonathan Dean has recently joined NIGL for 2 years as an Isotope Apprentice, and will be working on a variety of projects in the Stable Isotope Group. He was previously based in the School of Geography, University of Nottingham, where his PhD research focused on oxygen isotope analysis of carbonates and diatoms and uranium-thorium dating of lake sediments from Nar Gölü in central Turkey.
Professor Melanie Leng to join major science review panel – October 2013
Melanie will join the NERC Peer Review College (NERC PRC) as a Core Panel Member from 1st January 2014. The Core panel members have lead responsibility for attending moderating Panel meetings to ensure consistency within and between different Panel areas and funding schemes.
Dr Sarah Bennett: Stable Isotope Research Geochemist – May 2013
Sarah joins NIGL to carry out research in areas of hydrochemistry, pollution studies and surficial and solid earth geochemistry. Sarah’s previous research focussed on the chemistry and biology of deep-sea hydrothermal systems. She joins us from California where she carried out two post docs, one in microbiology at the University of Southern California and one in geochemistry at the NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory. She carried out her PhD research at the National Oceanography Centre, Southampton.
Dr Andrea Snelling: Isotope Apprentice – 2013
Andrea Snelling joins NIGL as an isotope apprentice to work on stable isotope analysis and mass spectrometry on a variety of projects.