Planetary Chemistry

University of Cambridge | Oliver Shorttle


Tereza Constantinou | Surface atmosphere interactions on Venus-like planets

Sean Jordan | Astrobiology of Venus and Venus-like exoplanets

Yuqi Li | Thermal and orbital evolution of white dwarf pollutants

Hannah Petrovic | Protoplanetary disk evolution with embedded planets

Oli Shorttle | Formation and evolution of habitable planets


Julia Neukampf | Li mineralisation

Josh Shea | Mantle volatiles



Avishek Rudra | Origins and evolution of Earth’s carbon, nitrogen and oxygen | Geochemist, Mott MacDonald

Weiran Li | The petrology of Earth’s volcanoes, magmas, and mantle as a constraint on volatile cycling | Faculty, HKU


Jonathan Itcowitz | The effect of impacts on planetary climates | PDRA Imperial College London

Andrew Buchan | White dwarf pollution as a window into planet formation | PDRA Warwick

Clayton Roberts | Monitoring of anthropogenic greenhouse gas emissions from space | SRON Scientist

Carrie Soderman | Stable isotope tracers of Earth’s differentiation | JRF Selwyn College Cambridge

Claire Guimond | Land and water on rocky planets | Oxford postdoc

Craig Walton | Planetary biogeochemistry | JRF Trinity College Cambridge & ETH Nomis Fellow

Philippa Liggins | Volcanic atmospheres of the solar system and exoplanets | University of Oxford

Alex Lipp | Landscape evolution | JRF, Oxford Earth Sciences

Simon Matthews | Mantle volatile cycling | Faculty, University of Iceland

Richard Hobbs | Giant planet atmospheres


Xander Byrne – Masters student: Atmosphere-surface interactions on warm rocky exoplanets.

Ellie Austin – Masters student: Relating meteorite shock textures to impact conditions

Yuqi Li – Masters student: Post-main sequence heating of rocky material around white dwarfs.

Madelyn Broome – Masters student: How do planet-induced gaps in protoplanetary disks affect their thermal structure?

Tereza Constantinou – Masters student: Constraints on Venus’s volcanism and interior composition

Jonathan Dawe – Masters student: The temperature structure of the Icelandic mantle

Rachel FlintMasters student: Li isotope cycling in the oceans

Eleanor MestelMasters student: Size frequency relationships of volcanic eruptions.

Helen Ockenden – Masters student: The oxygen isotope record of Earth’s hydrosphere

Jervis Ong-Zhe-Ao – Masters student: Observing exoplanet volcanism

Kevin WongMasters Student: Mantle temperature variations

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