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Dr

Sandra McLaren

Senior Lecturer In Structural Geology/Tectonics
Earth Sciences
physical sciences
science & technology
geology
geosciences, multidisciplinary
geochemistry & geophysics
deformation
evolution
metamorphism
lake bungunnia
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Dr

Sandra McLaren

 
Division
Science
 
Primary Interest
Lithospheric evolution
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Dr

Sandra McLaren

 

I am a geologist with research interests in a wide range of earth science fields. I completed my PhD at the University of Adelaide in 2001 and subsequently held a postdoctoral appointment at the University of Melbourne and an ARC Postdoctoral Fellowship (APD) at the Research School of Earth Sciences at the Australian National University, and recently completed an ARC Australian Research Fellowship at the University of Melbourne (2009-2017).

I am currently employed as a Senior Lecturer in Structural Geology and Tectonics in the School of Earth Sciences. My main research interest is in understanding the long term evolution of the Australian continent and I have a research track record in a range of geological fields, including Proterozoic tectonics, the origins and thermal impacts of high heat producing granites in Australia, crustal and lithospheric thermal structure, the Neogene evolution of the Murray Basin (including the onset of arid climatic conditions), argon thermochronology methods and applications, and the structural and tectonic evolution of the Papua New Guinea highlands.

Scholarly Works

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Honours, Awards and Fellowships

2008

Victorian Young Tall Poppy Science Award

Australian Institute of Policy and Science

2008

Dorothy Hill Award

Australian Academy of Science

2

Awards

Credentials

Positions


Senior Lecturer In Structural Geology/Tectonics

Earth Sciences

Ordinary Member

Australasian Quaternary Association

Ordinary Member, Victorian Division

Geological Society of Australia

Education


University Teaching

University of Melbourne

Arts (Editing and Communications)

University of Melbourne

Doctor of Philosophy

Adelaide University

Bachelor of Science (honours)

Adelaide University