Specialist Subjects: Glaciology. Fast glacier flow, glacier instability and glacier surging. Glacier basal processes. Present and future contribution from glaciers to global sea level rise. Remote sensing of glacier dynamics and mass balance. Application of geophysical methods in geomorphology and to applied environmental problems.
2005 - present
Chair in Glaciology and Leader of Swansea Glaciology Group. I am currently also Research Director for the School of the Environment and Society
Walter Bean Visiting Professorship, University of Waterloo, Canada
Bullerwell Lectures, British Geophysical Association, which are presented by an "outstanding, young British Geophysicist"
Swansea University nomination for "Welsh Woman of the Year" (Science & Technology)
2007 - 12
Leverhulme Research Leadership Award, awarded to researchers of "exceptional quality" for research that will result in "changing of the traditional landscape of research disciplines"
Awarded Polar Medal by HM Queen for "outstanding service to Polar Research"
AGU Union Lecture, Near surface geophysics
2004 - 5
Chair in Glaciology, University of Leeds
2004 - 5
Leverhulme Research Fellowship, "Basal conditions on Rutford Ice Stream, Antarctica"
2002 - 4
Reader in Glaciology, University of Leeds
British Geomorphological Research Group Warwick Award for "glaciological research, in particular the ground-breaking use of geophysical techniques"
1993 - 2002
Senior Lecturer and Lecturer, University of Leeds