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EMPLOYMENT

UNIVERSITY OF LIVERPOOL

July 2022 - now

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UNIVERSITY OF LIVERPOOL

February 2021 - June 2022

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OXFORD BROOKES UNIVERSITY

June - September 2020

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OXFORD BROOKES UNIVERSITY

January - June 2020

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ST. CATHERINE'S COLLEGE, UNIVERSITY OF OXFORD

LECTURER IN ENVIRONMENTAL CHANGE

Supervising BSc and MSc dissertation students

Leading small group tutorials

Module leader Quantetive Research Methods (MSc) and Physical Geography Fieldwork Course (2nd year) 

Contributing to teaching on:

  • Research in Anthropocene Environments (MSc)

  • Quantetive Research Methods (MSc)

  • Physical Geography Field Class (3rd year)

  • Human-Environmental Interactions (3rd year)

  • Geomorphology: Ice, Sea, and Air (2nd year)

  • Physical Geography Fieldwork Course (2nd year) 

  • Changes in Earth Surface Processes (1st year)

  • Experiments in Physical Geography I & II (1st year)

  • Theory and Laboratory Experiments in Earth Surface Processes (1st year)

  • Study Skills and GIS (1st year)

UNIVERSITY TEACHER IN GEOGRAPHY

Supervising BSc and MSc dissertation students

Leading small group tutorials

Contributing to teaching on:

  • Research in Anthropocene Environments (MSc)

  • Physical Geography Field Class (3rd year)

  • Human-Environmental Interactions (3rd year)

  • Geomorphology: Ice, Sea, and Air (2nd year)

  • Physical Geography Fieldwork Course (2nd year) 

  • Changes in Earth Surface Processes (1st year)

  • Experiments in Physical Geography II (1st year)

  • Theory and Laboratory Experiments in Earth Surface Processes (1st year)

  • Study Skills and GIS (1st year)

LECTURER IN GEOGRAPHY

Setting up Centre for Environment and Society
Helping with online teaching material development for the next academic year

TEACHING FELLOW IN PHYSICAL GEOGRAPHY

Module Leader for Earth Systems module (2nd year)

Supervising undergraduate dissertations

Contributing to teaching on:

  • Concepts in Geography (1st year)

  • Introduction to Physical Geography (1st year)

  • Geographical Enquiry and Field Research (2nd year)

  • Arid Zones (3rd year)

STIPENDIARY LECTURER IN PHYSICAL GEOGRAPHY

2019 - 2020

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Designing and delivering undergraduate tutorials for:

  • Earth Systems Processes (geomorphology and ecology)

  • Earth Systems Dynamics

  • Statistics

  • Methods in Physical Geography

  • Numeric Skills

Education

EDUCATION

UNIVERSITY OF OXFORD

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ROYAL HOLLOWAY, UNIVERSITY OF LONDON

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UNIVERSITY OF THE WEST OF ENGLAND

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PhD IN ENVIRONMENTAL SCIENCES

2015-2019

Thesis title: "Provenance of late Quaternary loess along the middle and lower Danube River, Europe"
NERC DTP Studentship

MSc IN QUATERNARY SCIENCE

2013-2014

Distinction
Dissertation title: "Variability of dust provenance during MIS2 and MIS3 at Beiguoyuan, the Chinese Loess Plateau"

BSc (Hons) IN GEOGRAPHY AND ENVIRONMENTAL MANAGEMENT

2009 - 2013

First Class Honours Degree
Dissertation title: "Palaeoenvironmental reconstruction of the Quaternary sediments at Pointe er Hourel, South Brittany, France"

Grants and Awards

GRANTS AND AWARDS

GRANTS

2021 - British Society for Geomorphology Early-Career Researcher Grant (£7500)
2021 - Manchester Geographical Society Research Fund (£1150)
2018 - Quaternary Research Association INQUA Congress Travel Grant (£400)

2018 - International Union for Quaternary Research Conference Grant (€600)
2018 - Santander Academic Travel Award (£1000)
2017 - Quaternary Research Association Quaternary Conference Fund (£600)
2017 - NIGF Steering Committee Grant (£67,000)
2016 - International Association of Sedimentologists Postgraduate Research Grant (€1000)
2016 - CASE Studentship with British Geological Survey (£7000)
2015 - NERC DTP PhD Studentship

AWARDS

2014 - Philippa Holmes Prize for the best stratigraphy and/or sedimentology MSc dissertation
2013 - Institution of Environmental Sciences Vice President's Prize for the best applied environmental BSc dissertation

Talks and Conferences

TALKS AND CONFERENCES

INVITED TALKS

2020 - 'Zircons as a tool for loess provenance research' Workshop. 8th International Loess Seminar „Methods in Loess Research",
Wroclaw, Poland

2019 ‘Provenance of loess deposits along the Danube River and its implications for sediment production dynamics’. Polish Academy of Sciences, Wroclaw, Poland

ORAL PRESENTATIONS

2019 - ‘The provenance of loess-palaeosol sequences along the Middle and Lower Danube’. BSRG, London, UK
2019 ‘Provenance history of the late Quaternary loess records along the Middle and Lower Danube’. Loessfest, Yerevan, Armenia.
2019 - ‘Provenance history of the late Quaternary loess records along the Middle and Lower Danube’. XX INQUA Congress, Dublin, Ireland.
2018 ‘Local, regional or global climatic signal? Provenance as a tool for understanding and interpreting loess’. LoessFest, Volgograd, Russia.
2018 - ‘Reassessing OSL geochronology for a loess-palaeosol profile at Erdut, Croatia’. UK Luminescence, Sheffield, UK.
2018 ‘Regional and geomorphological controls on loess deposition during the late Quaternary at Slivata, North Bulgaria’. EGU General Assembly, Vienna, Austria.
2017 - 'Provenance of Quaternary Loess along the Danube’. Climate and Chronology Seminar, Oxford.
2016 ‘Reanalysis of the zircon single grain approaches to loess provenance on the Chinese Loess Plateau’. Loess2M- Modelling and Mapping, Novi Sad, Serbia.
2016 - ‘Single grain and statistical approaches to loess provenance – a case study from the Chinese Loess Plateau’. DUST 2016, Castellaneta Marina, Italy.
2014 ‘Variability of dust provenance during MIS2 and MIS3 at Beiguoyuan, the Chinese Loess Plateau’. Kukla’s Loessfest – 7th Loess Seminar, Wroclaw University, Poland.

POSTER PRESENTATIONS

2018 ‘Local, regional or global climatic signal? A multiproxy analysis of complex loess sequences from the Bulgarian Middle Danube’. XX
INQUA Congress, Dublin, Ireland.

2015 ‘Variability in Chinese loess single-grain provenance data and the influence of the Quaternary East Asian winter monsoon’. EGU
General Assembly, Vienna, Austria.

2015 ‘‘High-resolution single-grain record of last glacial dust provenance at Beiguoyuan, NW Chinese Loess Plateau’, XIX INQUA Congress, Nagoya, Japan.

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