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Post Doctoral Research Fellow, Camborne School of Mines, University of Exeter

Diane Johnson is a Post Doctoral Research Fellow at the Camborne School of Mines, University of Exeter, where she works as part of the ROCD project which aims to reduce the risks of occupational exposure to coal dust.
Diane is also an associate staff member in the Department of Physical Sciences at the Open University. She has special interests in advanced analytical technology, especially electron beam systems and their applications in challenging areas of research involving minerals analysis.


  • 2017–2020
    Postdoctoral research fellow, University of Exeter
  • 2005–2017
    Postdoctoral research associate, Open University


  • 2004 
    University of Liverpool, PhD Surface Science
  • 1999 
    University of Hull, MSc Analytical Science
  • 1998 
    University of Central Lancashire, BSc(Hons) Astrophysics

Professional Memberships

  • Fellow of the Royal Microscopical Society
  • Member of the Meteoritical Society
  • Fellow of the Geological Society