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Prof Karen Olsson-Francis

Prof. Karen Olsson-Francis
Director
Professor of Geomicrobiology

Faculty of Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics
Geomicrobiology. Extremophiles. Astrobiology.

Dr. Vic Pearson

Dr Vic Pearson
Associate Director
Senior Lecturer

Faculty of Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics Geochemistry. Space. Interdisciplinary.

Dr. Susanne Schwenzer

Dr Susanne Schwenzer
Associate Director
Senior Lecturer

Faculty of Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics
Mineralogist. Modeller. Martian.

Dr Geraint (Taff) Morgan

Dr Geraint (Taff) Morgan
Associate Director
Research Fellow

Faculty of Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics
Analytical Chemist. Innovator. Entrepreneur.

Dr Louise Thomas

Dr Louise Thomas
Associate Director
Unit Manager

Faculty of Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics
Geochemist. Organiser. Finance.

 

 

Staff

Marjan Ajevski

Dr Marjan Ajevski
Lecturer in Law

Faculty of Business and Law
International Law. Global Governance. Space Governance.

Dr Claire Batty

Dr Claire Batty
PDRA

School of Environment, Earth and Ecosystem Sciences
Volatiles. Biomarkers. Metabolome.

Dr Simone Cogliati

Dr Simone Cogliati
PDRA

School of Environment, Earth and Ecosystem Sciences
Geochemist. Modeller. Martian.

Alvaro del Moral

Dr Alvaro del Moral
PDRA

School of Environment, Earth and Ecosystem Sciences
Microbiologist. Student. Icy Moons.

Dr Mark Fox-Powell

Dr Mark Fox-Powell
Senior Research Fellow

Faculty of Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics
Icy Moons. Cryovolcanism. Biosignatures.

Dr Rachael Hamp

Dr Rachael Hamp
PDRA

School of Physical Sciences
Icy Moon. Geochemist. Organics.

Dr Michael Macey

Dr Michael Macey
Lecturer

School of Environment, Earth and Ecosystem Sciences
Microbes. Analogue. Simulation.

Dr Alessandra Marino

Dr Alessandra Marino
Senior Lecturer

Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences
Decolonial. Feminist. Critical Development.

Dr Nisha Ramkissoon

Dr Nisha Ramkissoon
Research Fellow

Faculty of Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics
Space. Experiments. Geek.

Dr Julia Semprich

Dr Julia Semprich
Research Fellow

Faculty of Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics
Petrologist. Modeller. Crustal Processes.

Ben Tatton

Ben Tatton
PDRA

School of Environment, Earth and Ecosystem Sciences
Extreme. Limits. Life.

 

 

PhD Students

 

Angus Aldis

Angus Aldis

School of Environment, Earth and Ecosystem Sciences

Extremophiles. EDI Outreach. Alien Worlds.

Bianka Babrian

Bianka Babrian

School of Physical Sciences

Asteroids. Hydrothermal. Experiments.

Bea Baharier

Bea Baharier

School of Environment, Earth and Ecosystem Sciences

Field Geologist. Geochemist. Martian.

Aedan Baker

Aedan Baker

School of Physical Sciences

Venus. Modelling. Tesserae.

John Donovan

John Donovan

Faculty of Business and Law

NewSpace. Environmentalism. Governance.

Amy Dugdale

Amy Dugdale

School of Physical Sciences

Mars. Biosignatures. Impacts.

NAME

Jessie Hogan

School of Environment, Earth and Ecosystem Sciences

Icy Moons. Plumes. Organics.

Velislava Ilieva

Velislava Ilieva

School of Environment, Earth and Ecosystem Sciences

DNA. Space. Dogs.

Daniel Loy

Daniel Loy

School of Environment, Earth and Ecosystem Sciences

Extremophiles. In-Situ Detection. Space.

Fiona Naysmith

Fiona Naysmith

Faculty of Business and Law

Space Law. Governance. Enforcement.

Arjun Patel

Arjun Patel

School of Environment, Earth and Ecosystem Sciences

Mars. Microbes. Minerals.

Grace Richards

Grace Richards

School of Physical Sciences

Icy Moons. Instrumentation. Volatiles.

Silvio Sinibaldi

Silvio Sinibaldi

School of Environment, Earth and Ecosystem Sciences

Planetary Protection. Contamination Control. Microbiology.

Lewis Sym

Lewis Sym

School of Physical Sciences

Astrobiology. Europa. Space Exploration.

Ben Tatton

Ben Tatton

School of Environment, Earth and Ecosystem Sciences

Extreme. Limits. Life.

 

Support Hub

Brandon Cook

Brandon Cook
IT Manager

Faculty of Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics
Make. IT. Work.

Hannah Cooper

Hannah Cooper
Public Engagement Officer

Faculty of Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics
Engage. Support. Science.

Dr Ceri Gwyther

Dr Ceri Gwyther
Lab. Manager

Faculty of Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics
Microbiologist. BioSafety. Environment.

Rosa Miller

Rosa Miller
Office Manager

Faculty of Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics
Planner. Communicator. Manager.

Dr Louise Thomas

Dr Louise Thomas
Senior Manager

Faculty of Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics
Geochemist. Organiser. Finance.

 

 

Laboratory Support

Jitka Dojivova

Jitka Dojivova
Laboratory Technician

Faculty of Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics
Microbiology. Lab Equipment. Environment.

Wewerley Fernandes

Wewerley Fernandes
Research Laboratory Technician

Faculty of Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics
Planetary Protection. Plasma. Low Biomass.

Dr Ceri Gwyther

Dr Ceri Gwyther
Lab. Manager

Faculty of Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics
Microbiologist. BioSafety. Environment.

Kathryn Imrie

Kathryn Imrie
Research Laboratory Technician

Faculty of Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics
Microbiological. Lab. Support.

Dr Ezgi Kucikkilic

Dr Ezgi Kucikkilic
Project Officer

Faculty of Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics
Microbiologist. Laboratory. Molecular.

Dr Mara Leite

Dr Mara Leite
Project Officer

Faculty of Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics
Extremophiles. Microbiology. Sustainability.

Abi Outred

Abi Outred
Project Officer

Faculty of Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics
Microbiology. Culturing. Environment.

Weronika Rojek

Weronika Rojek
Microbiology Technician Apprentice

Faculty of Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics
Culturing. Freezing. Technical Support.

Anthony Scales

Anthony Scales
Project Officer

Faculty of Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics
Microbiology. Culturomics. Molecular Techniques.

Dominic Siggs

Dominic Siggs
Project Officer

Faculty of Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics
Engineering. Atmospheres. Astrobiology.

Ben Stephens

Ben Stephens
Project Officer

Faculty of Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics
Molecular. Microbiologist. Halophiles.

Millie Wilkinson

Dr Camilla Wilkinson
Analytical Project Officer

Faculty of Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics
Geology. Geochronology. Isotope Chemistry.

 

Associates

Professor Matt Balme

Prof. Matt Balme
Professor of Planetary Geoscience

Faculty of Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics
Martian. Geologist. Mapping.

Dr Andrea Berardi

Dr Andrea Berardi
Senior Lecturer

Faculty of Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics
Participatory Methods. Environment. Sustainability.

Professor Shonil Bhagwat

Prof. Shonil Bhagwat
Professor of Environment and Development

Faculty of Arts & Social Sciences
Development. Environment. Interdisciplinary.

Dr Hannah Chinnery

Dr Hannah Chinnery
Spacecraft Development and Operations Officer

School of Physical Sciences
Cryosphere. Experiments. Instrumentation

Peter Fawdon

Dr Peter Fawdon
UKSA Aurora Research Fellow

Faculty of Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics
Geology. Remote Sensing. Maps.

Professor Derek Matravers

Prof. Derek Matravers
Professor of Philosophy

Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences
Ethics. Heritage. Aesthetics.

Dr Manish Patel

Dr Manish Patel
Senior Lecturer

Faculty of Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics
Physicist. Instruments. Mars.

Dr Martin Suttle

Dr Martin Suttle
Lecturer in Planetary Science

Faculty of Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics
Aqueous Alteration. Carbonaceous. Micrometeorites.