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Visiting October 2019 – April 2020
Zhongjin works at the Institute of Geology, Chinese Academy of Geological Sciences. While at Otago Zhongjin will work with James White and Marco Brenna on volcanic and volcaniclastic rocks.
Visiting January 2019 – May 2019
Dylan is working with Dr Tobias Dürig conducting experimental studies on the 2012 submarine eruption of the Havre seamount.
Visiting March 2018 - July 2018
ENS Paris, France Internship with Christian Ohneiser working on MIS31 current and temp changes in Antarctica at 1Ma.
Associate Professor Lisa Gilbert
Visiting January 2018 - July 2018
Lisa is working with James White.
Visiting March 2018 - June 2018
University Rennes 1, France. Internship with Virginia Toy
Visiting December 2017 - June 2018
Matteo is working for Steven Smith.
Professor Atle Rotevatn
Visiting August 2017 - July 2018
Atle is working with Steven Smith, Virginia Toy, Dave Prior, and others on structural geology and tectonics projects such as: structural controls on fluid flow, deformation band faulting, and structure and evolution of sedimentary basins.
Earth and Environmental Sciences, University of Adelaide
Working with Daphne Lee and several students on plant fossils from many sites in New Zealand, their palaeoenvironments and the effects of long term climate change. Over the next few years we will be completing various studies comparing the Miocene and Eocene vegetation and floristics of Australia and New Zealand, as well as describing biogeographically important fossils from a range of plant families.