Matilda Boyce

Matilda Boyce

Ms, Doctor of Philosophy Student

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Research interests

Igneous and metamorphic petrology, isotope geochemistry, early earth studies

Biography

Matilda is a first year PhD student investigating the early evolution of the mantle through the study of Archean anorthosites. By measuring the Sr isotopic compositions of a suite of samples from Western Australia and around the world, she aims to learn how these arcane rocks (which include the oldest rocks in Australia) can tell a story about the early formation of the Earth.

Matilda received her BSc (chemistry, geology) from the University of Western Australia in 2019, which included a year of study at Cardiff University, Wales. At the end of 2019, Matilda received a CSIRO Vacation Student Scholarship and undertook a 3-month research project. In 2020 Matilda completed her BSc (Hons) in geology at UWA, studying the chemistry of rutile in Archean gabbros.

 

Education/Academic qualification

Bachelor of Science (Hons) in Geology, The University of Western Australia

2020

Bachelor of Science (Chemistry, Geology), The University of Western Australia

20162019