Australasia

Australia

Dan James (Earth Sciences) – Geological Mapping project, South Barraranna Gorge Area, South Australia, 2017
Over the summer I spent two months in South Australia completely a geological field mapping project. Along with three other Part II students I spent 28 days in the field mapping the geological surface expression of a 16km2 area of land near Arkaroola Wilderness Sanctuary in the Northern Flinders Ranges. The area contained complex and interesting geological structures…Read more

Helen Ockenden (Earth Sciences) – Geological Mapping Project, South Australia, Summer 2017
As part of my part II Geological Mapping Project, I undertook five weeks of field-work based at Arkaroola Wilderness Sanctuary in the Northern Flinders Ranges, along with three other students from the department…Read more

Michael Droogleever – World Solar Challenge 2015 – Adelaide to Darwin, summer 2015
This summer I helped CUER, an engineering department based society dedicated to designing, building, and racing solar powered cars, prepare the solar car (called Evo) and logistical equipment needed to compete in the 2015 World Solar Challenge (WSC). This involved flying into Adelaide…Read more

David Joseph – World Solar Challenge, Australia, September 2013
As Treasurer and Project Manager for Cambridge University Eco Racing (CUER) I assisted with the teams entrance into the World Solar Challenge – a 3,000km solar car race across Australia…Read more

Jack Tavener (Engineering PhD)- Melbourne, Australia 2011
As a PhD student my main area of research is focused on aerogel, its development and possible applications.  An ultra-low density material class, aerogel has low thermal conductivity, large specific surface area and can be made transparent.  It therefore has the potential to fulfil a wide range of uses…. Read more