Dr Callum Watson

Geomagnetic Scientist
BGS Edinburgh
  • 2018 – 2022: PhD Applied Mathematics, University of Cambridge
  • 2014 – 2018: BA + MMath Mathematics, University of Cambridge


Research interests

  • Geomagnetism: Modelling and forecasting the Earth’s magnetic field
  • Fluid Dynamics: In particular, geophysical flows and convection

ORCID: 0000-0001-8807-6736

Key papers

  • Watson, C, Neufeld, J A, and Michaut C. 2022. Early asymmetric growth of planetary stagnant lids. Journal of Fluid Mechanics, Vol. 952, A3. doi:10.1017/jfm.2022.864

PhD thesis

  • Watson, C. 2022. Pressure-driven instability in planetary stagnant lids. Apollo – University of Cambridge Repository. doi:10.17863/CAM.96758


  • Applied Mathematics
  • Fluid Dynamics
  • Numerical modelling (inverse problems, numerical integration etc.)
  • Python, Fortran, Matlab, shell scripting (e.g. POSIX, bash, tcsh, powershell)

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