Jennifer Bourne

Dr Jennifer Bourne

Visiting Research Fellow

School of Physical Sciences

Faculty of Sciences


Teaching has informed and enlivened my interest in geomorphology but it is field work that has not only challenged but driven my studies of landforms and landscapes. Not only the massive forms but even the minor features developed on granite and related rock types fascinate me. Palaeosurfaces and stark rocky landscapes, particularly in arid and semi-arid areas of the Australian continent, together with the dune systems both old and recent have resulted in collaborative work with various colleagues and students. However, my association with Dr Rowl Twidale, as teacher, mentor, colleague and friend for over 40 years, has been and continues to be invaluable, not to mention fun.
Other interests and enthusiasms include orienteering, rogaining, gardening, bird-keeping, various clubs joined by me at various times like old scholars, contract bridge, and field geologists, and of course, family.

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  • Appointments

    Date Position Institution name
    1998 - 2016 Visiting Research Fellow University of Adelaide
    1996 - 1997 Research Fellow University of Adelaide
    1996 - 1996 Chief Demonstrator University of Adelaide
    1990 - 1995 Tutor University of Adelaide
    1974 - 1978 Research Assistant University of Adelaide
    1973 - 1978 Tutor University of Adelaide
    1970 - 1971 Teacher South Australian Government
  • Education

    Date Institution name Country Title
    1996 University of Adelaide Australia Ph.D.
    1976 University of Adelaide Australia Master of Arts
    1970 University of Adelaide Australia Bachelor of Arts (First Class Honours)
  • Position: Visiting Research Fellow
  • Phone: 83135392
  • Email: jennie.bourne@adelaide.edu.au
  • Fax: 8313 4347
  • Campus: North Terrace
  • Building: Mawson Laboratories
  • Room: 1 24
  • Org Unit: Earth Sciences

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