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Postdoctoral research fellow, University of Notre Dame Australia

I have a first class Bachelor of Science with Honours degree from The University of Western Australia and 20 + years experience in research and the resources industry. I recently graduated my PhD in History where I focused on the history of collaboration in science in the mid-twentieth century atomic age.


  • 2019–present
    Postdoctoral research fellow, The University of Notre Dame Australia
  • 2016–2019
    PhD Candidate, The University of Notre Dame Australia


  • 2019 
    The University of Notre Dame Australia, Doctor of Philosophy
  • 1994 
    The University of Western Australia, BSc Hons
  • 1993 
    The University of Otago, BSc


  • 2018
    Australia’s Secret Agent of Science, Australasian Science
  • 2018
    The Indiscretion of Mark Oliphant: How an Australian helped kick-start the American Atomic Bomb Project, Historical Records of Australian Science
  • 2018
    On the Oliphant Deign, Now to Sound the Blast, Historical Records of Australian Science
  • 2008
    Linking mineral deposit models to quantitative risk analysis and decision-making in exploration, Economic Geology
  • 2006
    Innovative 3D modelling for unlocking the value of mature mineral camps, AIG Abstracts
  • 2000
    Inferring geological structures using wavelet-based multiscale edge analysis and forward models, Exploration Geophysics
  • 2000
    Earthworms; multiscale edges in the EGM96 global gravity fields, SEG Abstracts

Professional Memberships

  • Member of the Australasian Institute of Mining and Metallurgy
  • Australian Historical Association