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Lil Read

Lil Read

Research Student 2014 - 2018



Mineral Physics


Office Phone: +44 (0) 1223 330670


2010-2014 BA Natural Sciences, University of Cambridge

I studied a range of topics at undergraduate level including Biology of Cells, Physiology of Organisms, Mathematical Biology, History and Philosophy of Science, and Earth Sciences.

2014-2015 MSci Earth Sciences, University of Cambridge

This involved a 3 month research project working with Simon Redfern and Oscar Branson (now UC Davis, CA) entitled 'X-ray tomography of Globorotalia tumida and the implications for palaeoproxies' and taught courses including Mineralogy of the Deep Earth, Physics of Mineral Behaviour, Earth System and Climate Change, and Basins.

Research themes

Mineral Sciences :

Research Interests

  • Nanoscale heterogeneities in foraminifera, coccolithophores, and corals
  • Morphology of the foraminifera Uvigerina peregrina collected at Diamond Light Source

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