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Dr Andrew Valentine

Associate Professor

Associate Professor in the Department of Earth Sciences


2006-2010 DPhil Earth Sciences, University of Oxford. Supervisor: Prof. J.H. Woodhouse
2002-2006 BA/MSci Natural Sciences (Physics), University of Cambridge.
Academic Employment
2021-present Assistant Professor, Department of Earth Sciences, Durham University
2016-2021 Fellow, Research School of Earth Sciences, The Australian National University
2011-2016 Postdoctoral Researcher, Department of Earth Sciences, Universiteit Utrecht
Other Significant Roles and Responsibilities
  • Editor, Geophysical Journal International (2020-present)
  • CIG Seismology Working Group committee member (2020-present)
  • Honorary Senior Lecturer, The Australian National University (2021-present)

Research interests

  • Geophysical inverse theory
  • Global seismology
  • Machine learning and its applications in the Earth Sciences

Esteem Indicators

  • 2023: Secretary, IUGG Commission on Mathematical Geophysics:
  • 2021: Honorary Senior Lecturer, The Australian National University:
  • 2020: Editor, Geophysical Journal International:


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Supervision students