Things I’ve said and done

Schoolin!

BSc Physical geography with Geology – Plymouth University
MSc Geohazard Assessment – University of Portsmouth
PhD Geoscience cognition and communication (ongoing) – Plymouth University

Work

Engineering Geologist – Coffey Geotechnics, Australia (2006-2007)
Ranger – Mt St Helens National Volcanic Monument, USA (2008)
Science Educator – Natural History Museum, London (2008-2012)
Earth Science ID Officer, Natural History Museum, London (2012)
Local Finds public engagement volunteer, Royal Albert Memorial Museum (RAMM) (2013- ongoing)
Lecturing and demonstrating in quantitative methods in geology, mapping and science communication, Plymouth University (2012- ongoing)

Extra Curricular…

Technopop festival ‘Inspiring Women – geology, communication and engineering’ presentation and speed mentoring, London (23/10/14)
Nottingham Skeptics – Living on Frack-tured Earth (02/09/14) review here
Bedford Skeptics – Living on Frack-tured Earth (21/08/14)
Girls into Geoscience workshop ‘The Hidden Subsurface’, Plymouth (16/07/14)
Lyme Regis Fossil Festival – Walk Like a Dinosaur stand and Citizen Science experiment (02-04.05.14)
Leicester Skeptics – Living on Frack-tured Earth (15/04/14)
Mount Merapi Eruption Scenario Workshop, Plymouth (02.04.14)
‘Meteorites – the space invaders’ talk, the Children’s University (19.03.14)
Voice of the Future 2014, Society of Biology and House of Commons (19.03.14)
National Science and Engineering Week – Curious About Catastrophes (Meteorites activity design) (19.03.14-22.03.14)
Bristol Skeptics – Living on Frack-tured Earth (26.02.14)
Mount Merapi Eruption Scenario Workshop, Plymouth (12.02.14)
Dinosaur Day, Hyde Park Infants School (22.01.14)
Western Division Geological Society – Underground Britain talk (10.12.13)
Center for Research in Earth Sciences (CRES) Conference – presented, chaired a session and organised (20.11.13)
Ada Lovelace Day 2013, London – featured speaker on women and geology (15.10.13)
STEM Ambassador day, Torquay Girls Grammar School – Engineering and geology as future career options (04.10.13)
Earth Sciences Teachers Association Conference, Plymouth University – assistant and guide (27-28.09.13)
Plymouth Skeptics – Living on Frack-tured Earth (20.08.13)
Edinburgh Festival Fringe, Skeptics on the Fringe – Living on Frack-tured Earth (16.08.13)
Oxford Skeptics in the Pub – Living on Frack-tured Earth (07.08.13)
Poster presentation at Postgraduate Conference, Plymouth University (18.06.13)
Mount Merapi Eruption Scenario Workshop, Plymouth University (11.06.13)
Walk Like a Dinosaur Stand, BBC Science Tent, Cheltenham Science Festival (09.06.13)
Walk Like a Dinosaur Stand, British Geological Survey Open Day, Keyworth (08.06.13)
What’s On Nottingham Interview, BBC Radio Nottingham (08.06.13)
Science Communication Conference, British Science Association (16-17.05.13)
Earth Science Teachers Association Meeting – Underground Britain talk (14.05.13)
Lyme Regis Fossil Festival – Walk Like a Dinosaur stand, Fossil ID etc (03-05.05.13)
London Skeptics – Misconceptions in Geology (23.04.13)
Museum’s Showoff, London – I think I found….; tales from the identification department (15.11.12)

Lifelong learning

‘Research impact and maximising your reach and visibility using various media tools’ workshop, Brigitte Nerlich, Plymouth (06/11/14)
‘Communicating risk and uncertainty in the context of climate change’ seminar, Brigitte Nerlich, Plymouth (03/11/14)
Radioactive Waste Management Ltd National Geological Screening Technical Event, London (30/09/14)
Poster presentation at Royal Geographical Society (RGS/IBG), London (27/08/14
‘Generating Research Impacts’ workshop, Royal Geographical Society, London (26/08/14)
British Geological Survey work experience in Press Office (30/06-11/07/14) see work here, here and in BGS people posts.
Communicating Contested Geoscience Conference, Geological Society, London (20/06/14)
Oral presentation at European Geosciences Union Annual General Meeting, Vienna (02/05/14)
Poster presentation at Evolving Science Communication Conference, Bristol (04/04/14)
Unconventional Gas Conference, Aberdeen (25.03.14-26.03.14) Won Best Non-technical Poster
Scientific Writing Skills for Environmental Scientists, Richard Handy, SETAC (07.03.14)
Communicating Geoscience Seminar, Institute of Geologists of Ireland (28.02.14)
Emergency First Aid at Work, SSG Training Plymouth (03.02.14)
‘Communicating your science’ workshop, British Science Association (09.12.13)
Science Communication Masterclass, University of Western England (18-21.11.13)
Public Engagement Seminar, University of Plymouth (07.11.13)
Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) ambassador training, Education Business Partnership South West (12.09.13)
Graduate Teaching Assistant Training, Plymouth University (12.07.13)
Media Training, Plymouth University (20.05.13)
Community Rights and Expectations in Natural Resource Development, CEPMLP University of Dundee (24-25.04.13)
Local Finds Object Handling Training, Royal Albert Memorial Museum, Exeter (02.04.13)
Sound Recording and Editing Techniques, Royal Geographical Society (with IGB) (16.03.13)

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