Dr Katherine Joy


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My full CV and publication list is available here and my Orcid research record is orcid.org/0000-0003-4992-8750

Education and Research Experience

May 2012-Present: School of Earth, Atmospheric and Environmental Sciences, University of Manchester, UK
  • Reader 
  • Royal Society University Research Fellow
  • Leverhulme Trus Early-Career Postdoctoral Fellow

Nov. 2011 – Jan. 2012: Antarctic Search for Meteorites (ANSMET) 
  • Field team member searching for meteorites in the Miller Range, Antarctica.

Jan. 2010 – Nov. 2011: Center for Lunar Science and Exploration, Lunar and Planetary Institute (USRA) and NASA’s Johnson Space Center, USA
  • Postdoctoral Fellow funded by the NASA Lunar Science Institute: Examining the lunar regolith to unravel the bombardment history of the Moon. Analytical research conducted at NASA, JSC.

April 2007- Dec. 2009: School of Earth Sciences, Birkbeck College London, UK
  • Postdoctoral Research Assistant funded by the Leverhulme Trust: Using mineralogical and geochemical measurements of lunar samples to interpret chemical data obtained from orbital remote-sensing missions to the Moon. Analytical research conducted at the Natural History Museum, London, UK.

Oct. 2006 - March 2007: Rutherford Appleton Laboratory contract to Birkbeck College London, UK
  • Research Assistant: Scientific analysis of D-CIXS instrument lunar X-ray fluorescence data

Oct. 2003 -July 2007: Dept. of Earth Sciences, University College London, Gower Street, London, UK.
  • Ph.D. in Planetary Science: Topics in Lunar Evolution using Sample Analysis and Remotely Sensed Information. Analytical research conducted at the Natural History Museum, London, UK.

Oct. 2000 - Aug. 2003: Dept. of Earth Sciences, Royal Holloway, University of London, Egham, Surrey, UK.
  • BSc. (Hons.) Geology: First Class Degree.
  • Prizes for ‘Best Geological Fieldwork’ (2002), ‘Best Independent Geological Mapping Project’ (2003).

Memberships of committees and professional bodies

  • Member of the Isotope Geochemistry and Cosmochemistry Group, University of Manchester, UK
  • International Member of the Center for Lunar Science and Exploration, LPI/Johnson Space Center NASA Lunar Science Institute Team
  • Fellow of the Royal Astronomical Society, UK
  • Member of the Meteoritical Society

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