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Tamsin Mather

Tamsin Mather is a British volcanologist. She is Professor of Earth Sciences at the Department of Earth Sciences, University of Oxford and a Fellow of University College, Oxford. Tamsin was born and raised in Bristol, UK and has masters degrees in Chemistry and the History and Philosophy of Science from St John's College, University of Cambridge. She completed her PhD in 2004 on the ‘Near-source chemistry of tropospheric volcanic plumes’ in the Department of Earth Sciences also at the University of Cambridge. Before joining Oxford Tamsin was a NERC fellow at the Parliamentary Office of Science and Technology and a Royal Society Dorothy Hodgkin research fellow. She has won numerous awards for her scientific work including the Royal Society Rosalind Franklin Award and election to the Academia Europaea and as a Geochemistry Fellow. She regularly participates in events promoting the public understanding of science and TV, radio and podcasts, including the Infinite Monkey Cage on BBC Radio 4. Her debut non-fiction book ADVENTURES IN VOLCANOLAND will be published by Abacus (UK) and Hanover Square Press (US) in 2024.

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