Robin George Andrews

Postgraduate experimental volcanologist, University of Otago

Robin Andrews is a doctor of volcanoes, a science writer and a freelance photographer. He jumped between various universities during his quest to become a volcanologist, from Imperial College London to the University of British Columbia and the University of Otago; nowadays, he's a science journalist first and foremost, writing about anything from climate change and hurricanes to what's happening behind the scenes at the Environmental Protection Agency.


  • –present
    Postgraduate experimental volcanologist, University of Otago


  • 2010 
    Imperial College, London, MSci Geology w/ Year Abroad, First Class Honours


  • 2014
    Discrete blasts in granular material yield two-stage process of cavitation and granular fountaining, Geophysical Research Letters
  • 2013
    Experimental birth of a maar-diatreme volcano, Journal of Volcanological and Geological Research


Fellow of the Geological Society (UK)