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Personal profile

Curriculum vitae

2020 –             University of Helsinki, Finland

  • University Lecturer in Geology
  • Department of Geosciences and Geography


2019 – 2020     University of Hull, UK

  • Lecturer in Geology
  • Department of Geography, Geology, and Environment


2019                University of Liverpool, UK

  • Honorary Research Fellow


2016 – 2019     Australian National University (ANU), Australia

  • ARC Discovery Early Career Researcher Award (DECRA) Fellow at the Research School of Earth Sciences (RSES)
  • ARC DECRA Project: DE160100128 “Tectonic drivers of extreme metamorphism in Eastern Indonesia”
  • Member of the Australian National University’s Geohazards and 21st Century Resources research themes.


2014 – 2015     Australian National University (ANU), Australia

  • Postdoctoral Researcher at the Research School of Earth Sciences (RSES)
  • Projects: (i) Australian Research Council (ARC) Linkage Project: ‘Where to find giant porphyry and epithermal gold and copper deposits’; (ii) ARC Discovery Project: ‘Closing Tethys’. 


2010 – 2014     Royal Holloway University of London, UK

  • PhD (Univ. London) awarded June 2014: “Neogene tectonometamorphic evolution of Seram”
  • Member of Southeast Asia Research Group (SEARG)


2006 – 2010     Hertford College, University of Oxford, UK

  • MEarthSci (Oxon.) Earth Sciences
  • 4th year Masters project title: “Field relations along the margins of the Land’s End and Tregonning Granites, and P-T conditions of the metamorphic aureole”

Education/Academic qualification

Geology, PhD Geology, Royal Holloway University of London


Award Date: 1 May 2014

Earth Sciences, MEarthSci, University of Oxford


Award Date: 1 Jul 2010

Fields of Science

  • 1171 Geosciences
  • Geology
  • Tectonics
  • Metamorphic Petrology
  • Structural Geology
  • Geochronology

International and National Collaboration

Publications and projects within past five years.
  • Tectonic Studies Group AGM 2020

    Jon Pownall (Member of organizing committee)

    6 Jan 2020

    Activity: Participating in or organising an event typesOrganisation and participation in conferences, workshops, courses, seminars