2015-2018: PhD in Earth Sciences, University of Cambridge
2014-2015: MSci (1st class) Natural Sciences (Geology), University of Cambridge
2011-2014: BA (Hons, 1st class) Natural Sciences (Geology), University of Cambridge
Awards and Prizes
2016: DCO Summer School, Yellowstone.
2014: John Reekie Memorial Prize for Geological Mapping
2012, 2013, 2014, 2015: St Catharine’s College, Cambridge, Scholarships
- Electron Micro-Probe Analysis of natural minerals and glasses
- Secondary Ion Mass Spectrometry of olivine hosted melt inclusions
- Micro-Raman analysis of CO2 vapour densities in bubbles contained in melt inclusions
- SEM imaging of natural samples
- Python scripting for geochemical modelling
2017: 1 week of rock sampling in Rum, Scotland
2014-2016: Three field trips (1-3 weeks each) in Iceland, rock and tephra sampling.
2013: 5 weeks of geological mapping in the Glarus Alps, Switzerland
Grants (as Co-I)
2016: NERC ion microprobe facility- Does small scale volatile heterogeneity exist in the Iceland plume? [IMF616/1016]
2015: NERC ion microprobe facility- Does the volatile content of the recycled material in the Icelandic mantle plume reflect interaction with Earth’s surface? [IMF579/1015]
Matthews, S., O. Shorttle, J. F. Rudge and J. Maclennan, Constraining mantle carbon: CO2-trace element systematics in basalts and the roles of magma mixing and degassing, In Review.
A Significantly Hotter Mantle Beneath Iceland (EOS Research Highlights) [EOS]