I study the evolution of the early solar system. Isotopic characterisation of primitive meteorites provides insights into stellar inputs to the proto-solar nebula and hence the astrophysical context in which the solar system formed.
Short-lived radio nuclides, extant in the early solar system, can provide constraints on the timing of formation and differentiation of the earliest solids in the solar system and constrain nebula heterogeneity.
Central to my interest in this work is the development of new techniques and instrumentation to advance the field such as the collaboration with Thermo Fisher Scientific to build 'Proteus', a collision-cell multicollector inductively-coupled plasma ...
Senior Research Fellow, University of Bristol, 1 August 2008
Lecturer, University of Bristol, 1 August 2007 -- 31 July 2008.
Experimental Officer in Sector Mass-Spectrometry, University of Bristol, 1~January 2002 - 31 July 2007.
Staff Research Associate Grade III, University of California at Los Angeles, 1~January 1997 - 31 December 2001.
Staff Research Associate Grade II, University of California at Los Angeles, 22~September 1994 - 31 December 1996.
Postdoctoral Research Assistant, Oxford University, September 1991 - 28 February 1994.
Postdoctoral Research Assistant, University of Cambridge, May 1990 - August 1991.
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