Georgina Falster

Ms Georgina Falster

Higher Degree by Research Candidate

Postgraduate Student

School of Physical Sciences

Faculty of Sciences


I commenced my undergraduate studies at The University of Adelaide in 2008, and graduated in 2010 with a Bachelor of Science majoring in Geology, Ecology and Environmental Geoscience. I continued on to an Honours year, graduating in 2011 with First Class Honours in Geology after investigating the stratigraphic and tectonic history of the Proterozoic Cuddapah Basin.

During 2012 and 2013 I worked as a Graduate Geologist at Santos Ltd., before returning to The University of Adelaide in 2014 to commence a PhD. My main interest is in the use of clumped isotope analysis of carbonates to derive quantitative estimates of past temperatures, and the application of this technique to investigate the nature and timing of climate change during the last glacial-interglacial transition in Australia.

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  • Awards and Achievements

    Date Type Title Institution Name Country Amount
    2016 Award AUGU RC Heddle Award Adelaide University Graduates Union Australia
    2015 Research Award AINSE Postgraduate Research Award Australia
    2014 Scholarship CRC LEME Scholarship for outstanding research in the field of regolith science The University of Adelaide Australia
    2010 Award James Barrans Scholarship The University of Adelaide
    2009 Award Glenn Scotford Memorial Prize The University of Adelaide
  • Education

    Date Institution name Country Title
    2008 - 2011 University of Adelaide Australia Bachelor of Science (First Class Honours) in Geology
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  • Committee Memberships

    Date Role Committee Institution Country
    2017 - ongoing Treasurer Australasian Quaternary Association Australasian Quaternary Association Australia
  • Position: Postgraduate Student
  • Phone: 83131717
  • Email: georgina.falster@adelaide.edu.au
  • Campus: North Terrace
  • Building: Mawson Laboratories, floor 1
  • Room: 1 20
  • Org Unit: Earth Sciences

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