Co-leader of the IAVCEI commission on Volcanic and Igneous Plumbing Systems
Member of the Young Academy of Sweden
Initiator and convenor of workshops, symposia and sessions on volcanic plumbing systems at international Earth science conferences
Reviewer of manuscripts for the leading geoscience journals
Reviewer of grant proposals for a
variety of international funding organisations
Deputy head of department of the Department of Earth Sciences, Uppsala University
I am co-leader of the new IAVCEI commission on VIPS. The main goal of this commission is to foster and facilitate an integrated approach to understand crustal magma transport and storage processes on Earth and the other terrestrial planets.
The commission is forum for VIPS research beyond disciplinary or methodoligical boundaries.
Reviewer of research proposals for
- National Science Foundation (US)
- National Geographic Science Funding
- RANIS Icelandic Research Council
- Flanders Research Council
Reviewer of manuscripts for
- Nature Communications
- Geological Society of London
- Bulletin of Volcanology
- Journal for Volcanology and Geothermal
- Journal of Structural Geology
2017 Organiser of the largest session of the IAVCEI General Assembly Portland, Oregon
2015 Symposium organiser IUGG/IAVCEI General Assembly Prague "Volcano Plumbing Systems"
2013 Workshop Co-Organiser
European Science Foundation - MeMoVolc
"Magma Emplacement and Volcanotectonics", Oslo, Norway.
2012 - 2015 Initiator & Session Co-Convenor "The mechanics of volcanic and sub-volcanic systems: modelling, experiments and field observations" Annual European Geosciences Union General Assembly, Vienna, Austria.
2014-2017 - Elector
I am one of three elected representatives of the department in the electorial board of the Faculty for Science and Technology with the duty to e.g. elect the faculty’s director and the pro-deans for research, education, and collaboration, as well as the section dean
2012-present - Deputy Head of Department
responsible for premises and commissionary service (biträdande prefekt för lokalfrågor och intendenturen), 15-20% of my working time
As such, I am responsible for 6 members of the technical staff and an annual budget of about 2 million SEK, strategic planning of premises, management and recruitment of staff.
I am head of the premises group (lokalgruppen) and member of AU (prefektmöte), leading group (ledningsgruppen), environment council (miljöforum) at the department and of the commisionary service board (intendenturstyrelse) of Campus Gotland.
I am also Deputy Head of the Commisionary Service (Stf. föreståndare) of the campus area (intendenturområdesstyrelse) Lagerträdet.
2017 Uppsala university's academic leadership development programme
2016 Legal Training
2013 Leadership Programme
2013 Human Resources Training
2013 University Economy Training
2012 Supervision of PhD students Training
2011 Academic Pedagogics Training
2014: OUR DYNAMIC EARTH Exhibition Centre, Edinburgh
Poster contribution about my Ardnamurchan research to the "Scottish Geoparks Open Day"
Oct 2013: Ardnamurchan - 3D Model Reveals Information About Iconic Volcano
media impact of my publication “Ardnamurchan 3D cone-sheet architecture explained by a single elongate magma chamber”:
the article is among the top 1% (ranked 4th) among tracked articles of similar age in Scientific Reports, and within the top 1% of tracked articles in Nature journals regarding online attention with news articles in e.g. BBC, NBC News, Science Daily & Science Newsline; the study was also presented in Discovery Channel Canada’s “Daily Planet” programme.
Nov 2014 CNDS Forum on Natural Disasters invited talk on "Advances in undestanding the eruptive potential of Icelandic volcanoes" Presentation ppt.
Oct 2013 Uppsala University - Surtsey Day
invited speaker presenting a talk on “Inside the volcano – Geology of Eastern Iceland” at the half-day popular symposium on volcanology
Apr 2010 Eyjafjallajökull Eruption
radio interview by the science radio (vetenskapsradio) and various interviews by newspapers, e.g. Dagens Nyheter
Xeno-Pumice inspired Blogosphere:
Aug 2013: Joe Bauwens "The floating stones of El Hierro"
Feb 2013 Interview for the AGU Blog "Georneys": Evelyn Mervine "LASI V: Xeno-Pumice - Mysterious Floating Rocks of the Canary Islands"
Jan 2013: Andrew Alden "Xeno-Pumice: A New Kind of Floating Rock"
Jan 2013: Andrew Alden "When Volcanoes Turn Fry Cook"
2012 “Looking inside a volcano”, a popular science video on my research produced by the Department of Earth Sciences, Uppsala University
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