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Dr Christine Batchelor, BA, MPhil, PhD

Dr Christine Batchelor, BA, MPhil, PhD

Research Associate

Biography

Career

  • October 2018 - present: Vista Postdoctoral Scholar, Norwegian University of Science and Technology (NTNU), Trondheim, Norway.
  • October 2015 - September 2018: Junior Research Fellow, Newnham College, University of Cambridge, UK.
  • April 2014 - September 2015: Postdoctoral Research Associate, Scott Polar Research Institute, University of Cambridge, UK.

Qualifications

  • 2010–2014: Ph.D., Scott Polar Research Institute, University of Cambridge, UK. Funded by UK Natural Environmental Research Council (NERC). Thesis: 'Reflection seismic investigations of the Canadian Beaufort Sea margin, Arctic Ocean.'
  • 2009-2010: M.Phil. (Distinction), Scott Polar Research Institute, University of Cambridge, UK. Thesis: 'Submarine landforms and late Quaternary ice flow in Hinlopen Strait, northern Svalbard margin.'
  • 2006-2009: M.A. (First Class Hons.) in Geography, University of Cambridge, UK. Thesis: 'A reconstruction of Loch Lomond Stadial glaciation at the Black Mountain, South Wales.'

Prizes and research funding awards

  • Outstanding Early Career Scientist Award, 2020, Cryospheric Sciences Division, European Geosciences Union (EGU).
  • Vista Scholarship to fund three years' postdoctoral research at a Norwegian institution, 2018, Norwegian Academy of Science and Letters.
  • Marie Sklodowska-Curie Action Individual Fellowship, 2018 (declined in favour of Vista Scholarship).
  • Junior Research Fellowship to fund three years' independent postdoctoral research, 2015, Newnham College, University of Cambridge, UK.
  • Outstanding Student Poster Award, 2013, European Geosciences Union (EGU) General Assembly, Vienna, Austria.
  • Natural Environment Research Council (NERC) Ph.D. studentship, 2010, Department of Geography, University of Cambridge, UK.
  • William Vaughan Lewis Prize for outstanding undergraduate dissertation, 2009, Department of Geography, University of Cambridge, UK.

Publications

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Teaching

  • Director of Studies, Part 1A Geography undergraduates, Newnham College, University of Cambridge (2020-2021).
  • Part IA supervisor: The Cryosphere; Environmental Change during the Quaternary.
  • Part IA demonstrator: Cartography.
  • Part IB lecturer: Paper 6 - Glacial Processes.
  • Part II supervisor: Paper 9 - Glaciology.