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Department of Earth Sciences



I undertook my MEarthSci undergraduate masters degree at St. Peter's College, University of Oxford, under the supervision of Prof. Nick Tosca and Dr. Rosalie Tostevin. I examined the relationship between the hydrated iron-phosphate mineral vivianite and the mid-Proterozoic biological pump. 

In Cambridge, I explore the isotopic systematics of water undergoing evaporation and testing experimental results of 3D-printed water basins against their physical counterparts. Additionally, I am interested in how the oxygen and hydrogen isotope systematics works in deep time and whether this can teach us about the environments in which sedimentary minerals formed. 

I am passionate about science communication and education, and I have volunteered at various UK science events (including the Big Bang Science Fair and Royal Society Summer Exhibition). Please feel free to contact me with any outreach or education opportunities. I have contributed to the university science magazine, BlueSci. I am looking for interesting stories to cover!


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PhD Research Student
 Matthew  Patrick Brady

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+44 (0)1223 764912


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Stable isotopes
palaeoclimate reconstructions