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Funding History

30 research grants allocated by governmental bodies, private foundations, and industry; including:

  • Consolidator Grant from the European Research Council (ERC-CoG), Magma outgassing during eruptions and geothermal exploration, MODERATE; P.I. (2021)
  • International Continental Drilling Program (ICDP), Drilling into Krafla Magma – Krafla Magma Testbed, P.I. (2021)
  • Natural Environment Research Council (NERC), Standard grant on Transient magma permeability and gas flow: a combined experimental and theoretical model; P-I (2020)
  • Leverhulme Trust, Research Fellowship on Explore the magma frontier to unlock the full potential of geothermal energy; P.I. (2019)
  • Landsvirkjun Research funds, Mechanical and permeability constraints for improved geothermal reservoir exploitation at Krafla, Iceland; P.I. (2015, 2016, 2017)
  • Natural Environment Research Council (NERC), Diamond beam line, Oxford (2013, 2016, 2017)
  • Natural Environment Research Council (NERC), Urgency grant on Rapid deployment of a multi-parameter geophysical experiment at Santiaguito volcano, Guatemala; Co-I, (2016)
  • Natural Environment Research Council (NERC), Standard grant on Shedding New Light on Volcanoes: Real Time Synchrotron X-ray Tomography of Magmatic Phenomena; Co-I (2014)
  • Starting Grant from the European Research Council (ERC-StG) on Strain Localisation in Magma, SLiM; P.I. (2012)
  • Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft (DFG), Experimental determination of the rheology and acoustic emissions of Colima (Mexico) dome lavas as they cross the ductile-brittle transition to establish a valid explosive eruption forecast model; P.I. (2012)
  • Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft (DFG), Towards timescales of assimilation and magma mixing in the Large Igneous Province of Snake River Plain-Yellowstone, northwest United States; P.I. (2008 & 2010)
  • BV MatWerk grant on Strength of volcanic material used in building constructions; Co-I. (2008)
  • Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft (DFG), Rheology of the 2006 Plinian & effusive eruption of Tungurahua volcano, Ecuador; P.I. (2008)
  • Deutschen Zentrum für Luft und Raumfahrt (DLR), Experimental measurement of the precursor signals of volcanic eruptions in New Zealand; P.I. (2008)


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