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Alumni (Postgraduate)

Are you a former student (alumnus/alumna) of the Department of Geology?

Feel free to send us an update on what you are up to and at the University Alumni Office. If you are in Dunedin then please do pop in to see us. A good time to visit is at morning tea (10:15am weekdays).

Former postgraduate students (Alumni) are listed here by year they finished/graduated.

Geology Alumni 2017

Geology Alumni 2016

Geology Alumni 2015

Geology Alumni 2014

Geology Alumni 2013

Geology Alumni 2012


Faye NelsonDr Faye Nelson


PhD title: Paleomagnetic records of the last two million years of climate and oceanographic change in the New Zealand sector of the South Pacific

Supervisor: Gary Wilson

What is she doing now?: Assistant Research Fellow (Marine Science, Office in Geology Department).



Karoly-NemethKaroly Nemeth

PhD title: Phreatomagmatic volcanism at the Waipiata volcanic field, Otago, New Zealand

PhD student page for Karoly

Supervisor: James White

What is he doing now?:



Tim AllanTim Allan

New Zealand

MSc title: High resolution seismic study of the offshore extension of the Waihemo fault system

Supervisor: Peter Koons

What is he doing now?: Oil and gas exploration, based in Vienna, Austria.


For more Alumni  see: Student theses metadata on our Publications page