S1 Ep8. Networks and new directions with Natasha Dowey
In this episode, we talk to Dr. Natasha Dowey (she/her) about her journey through the geoscience industry, work as a volcanologist, and the developing of networks to address issues and the future of geoscience and sustainable development.
Natasha Dowey is a geoscientist passionate about hazard analysis, geoscience for sustainable development, and equity in geoscience.
Her career has taken some twists, with a PhD in volcanology leading to a seven-year career as a research geoscientist in the energy sector. She returned to academia in 2019 as a Lecturer in Geology at the University of Hull, and joined the team at Sheffield Hallam University in 2021. She is currently Course Lead of Sheffield Hallam's Environmental Science degree. In her spare time, she leads the Geoscience for the Future initiative, is trustee of the charity Geology for Global Development, and does her best to juggle academia, parenthood and as much time outdoors in the Peak District as possible.