• 2006-2010 — DPhil Earth Sciences, University of Oxford. Supervisor: Prof. J.H. Woodhouse, FRS.
    Imaging the Earth: Methods and Algorithms for Global Seismic Tomography
  • 2002-2006 — BA (Hons.)/MSci Natural Sciences (Physics), University of Cambridge.

Academic employment

Honours, awards and recognition

  • Honorary Senior Lecturer, Research School of Earth Sciences, The Australian National University (2021-present).
  • ARC DECRA Fellow (2018-2021).
  • Geophysical Journal International Outstanding Reviewer citation (2016, 2019).
  • Geophysical Journal International Student Author Award (2010).

Major roles and responsibilities

  • 2022-2023 — External Examiner, AI4ER CDT MRes programme, University of Cambridge.
  • 2021-present — Departmental IT Lead, Department of Earth Sciences, Durham University.
  • 2020-present — Editor, Geophysical Journal International.
  • 2020-present — Seismology Steering Committee member, CIG.

PhD student supervision

I have been formally named as (co-)supervisor for the following completed PhD theses:

In addition, I have served as a thesis committee member or informal advisor for numerous students.

Professional Society Memberships