Globigerinoides sacculifer in culture, with Brine Shrimp (Artemia


Photo: B Metcalfe


Fossil shells of planktonic and benthic foraminifera, along with volcanic material from the Banda Arc, collected during the Snellius II expedition

Photo: B Metcalfe



Postdoc - Wageningen University & Research



Postdoc - LSCE, University Paris-Saclay / CNRS



Visiting  Fellow - Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam

Unpaid guest researcher


Postdoc - Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam 



PhD  - Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam 



MGeol - University of Plymouth

Combined 4-year degree, Master in Geology



2020 -



2017 - 2019



2016 -



2013 - 2016



2009 - 2013



2005 - 2009


The delicate sea traveller phyllosoma (a larval stage of a lobster) caught in a plankton net in the Tropical Atlantic, and wandering around the catcher's hand.

Photo: B Metcalfe