I hold BSc and MRes degrees in Marine Biology from the University of Plymouth, and a PhD in Astrobiology from the University of Edinburgh (School of Physics and Astronomy). It was here, studying how geochemistry influences habitability on Mars, that I became fascinated with extraterrestrial brines. You can download a copy of my thesis, titled The habitability of aqueous environments on Mars at this link.


I have worked as a postdoctoral fellow at the University of St Andrews since 2016.

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