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Things I wish I knew when I started my PhD…

As the academic year begins again, new PhD students across the country (and further) are slowly settling into their fresh surroundings. I stayed at the same university when I made the switch to postgraduate research but I still remember feeling quite lost at the start, not knowing what to do or where to be. I’m […]

Supervisor profile #4: Dr Frances Cooper

Dr Frances Cooper BHP Billiton Lecturer PhD (2008) “Exhumation of the northern Snake Range metamorphic core complex, Nevada” 1) The Twitter challenge: Describe your PhD in 140 characters (if you can remember it) I tested different models for how the metamorphic rocks of the northern Snake Range were brought to the surface from the middle-lower […]