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Dr

Andrea Giuliani

Honorary
Earth Sciences
petrogenesis
Mantle fluids/melts
stable and radiogenic isotopes
melt inclusions
U-Pb
Rb-Sr
Sm-Nd
Lu-Hf
Ar-Ar
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Dr

Andrea Giuliani

 
Division
Science
 
Primary Interest
Igneous petrology
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Dr

Andrea Giuliani

 

My main research activity focuses on the compositions and sources of mantle fluids and low-degree mantle melts including kimberlites and carbonatites. With my work I aim to improve our understanding of the evolution of the Earth’s mantle and the melting processes affecting it with particular attention to the role of volatiles and recycled crustal material as triggers of melting events.

To achieve these goals I combine detailed textural, petrological and melt inclusion studies of mantle and igneous rocks with measurements of major-trace element concentrations and radiogenic and stable isotopic compositions using state-of-the-art analytical techniques (e.g., field-emission SEM, micro-Raman, single and multi-collector ICP-MS, SIMS, noble-gas mass spectrometry).
In 2015 I established the Kimberlites and Diamonds (KiDs) research group (co-led by Prof David Phillips), which is based at the University of Melbourne, but counts numerous collaborations with other Australian institutes (University of Tasmania, Australian National University, Macquarie University, University of Western Australia) and industry partners (De Beers, Anglo-American). The group currently includes 5 postgraduate students and explore a range of research topic from the petrogenesis and geochronology of kimberlites and related rocks to the isotope geochemistry of metasomatised mantle rocks.

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Honours, Awards and Fellowships

2015

Marie Curie-Sklodowska Grant

European Commission

2015

J G Russell Award

Australian Academy of Sciences

2014

Discovery Early Career Research Award (DECRA)

Australian Research Council

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Awards

Credentials

Positions


Honorary

Earth Sciences

Member

European Association of Geochemistry

Member

Geological Society of Australia

Education


PhD in Earth Sciences

University of Melbourne

Master of Geophysics, Geodynamics and Volcanology

University of Rome La Sapienza

Bachelor of Geological Sciences

University of Turin