Web CV

Basic Information
Darren J. Wilkinson (BSc Hons)

email: d.j.wilkinson@ed.ac.uk
tel: +44 (0) 7974125926

Twitter: @wilkinsondarren
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Grant Institute of Earth Sciences, The Kings Buildings, West Mains Road, Edinburgh, EH9 1EL

Education
Qualification Institution Grade Year
Norwegian The University of Bergen Level 3 2010
Geology BSc The University of Edinburgh First Class Hons 2010
A-Levels Bury College Physics (B), Programming (B), Geography (B), Biology (C) 2005
GCSEs Haslingden High School 2 x A*, 10 x A, 1 x B 2004

Awards
Fieldwork Award 2010
Geology Class Medal 2010
Mineralogical Society Award 2010
Palaeontological Society Award 2010
Thesis Prize 2010
Geology Class Medal 2009
Duke of Edinburgh (Silver) 2005
Duke of Edinburgh (Bronze) 2004
Giving Nation Outstanding Charity Contributions 2004
Non-Comissioned Officer Appt. 2004
Young Enterprise Best Business 2002
British Aerospace Glider Pilot Training Program 2002
ATC Marksman 2002
Regional Marksman 2002

Fieldwork
Norway 6 weeks
Scotland 4 Months
Iceland 20 Days
Mediterranean 6 Weeks
Western United States 2 Weeks

Skills
Coding Languages LaTeX, R, HTML, Linux (inc. ssh, rsync)
Software Illustrator, Photoshop (10+ years), Keynote/PowerPoint
Laboratory Electron Microprobe, Ion Microprobe, XRF, XRD, ICP-MS, TIMMS, Mineral Separation (Heavy Liquids, Magnetic, Wilfley), Thin Section Preparation
Teaching 3 years: Igneous & Metamorphic Petrology, Igneous Petrogenesis, Earth Materials Science, Structural Geology, Sedimentology, Field Skills for Geologists

Appointments
Volcanic and Magmatic Studies Group Committee 2013/14
Field Skills for Geologists Trip Leader 2013
Practical Leader, Earth Materials 2013
Athena Swan Women in Science Team 2012/13
Graduate School President 2010/11
MD of W&T Photographs 2006/10
Air Training Corps Corporal 2002/04
Animal Rescue Awareness Team 2004
Sales Director, YE Business 2004

Employment
NERC UK PhD Student 2010-
The University of Edinburgh Senior Demonstrator 2010-
Heriot Watt University Demonstrator 2011
W&T Photographs Photographer, MD 2006-10
ASDA Walmart Security Officer 2006
Cascade Aquatics Centre Filtration Systems Advisor 2004-06
Little Chef Cook 2002-04

Research Presentations
Goldschmidt Title 2013
UEGS Title 2013
VMSG Title 2012
PVG Title 2012
UEGS Title 2011
VIP Title 2011

Memberships
American Geophysical Union, AGU
European Association of Geoscientists and Engineers
European Geosciences Union, EGU
Mineralogical Society
Norsk Geologisk Forening