Dr Timothy Barrows
Senior Lecturer in Earth Systems Science


After his undergraduate degree, Tim received an Australian Postgraduate Award and John Conrad Jaeger Scholarship and completed his PhD at the Research School of Earth Sciences, The Australian National University. Tim also spent a semester at the Quaternary Research Center at the University of Washington. Tim was awarded the Robert Hill Prize in 2000 for outstanding PhD research and communication of science.

Tim spent his first postdoctoral fellowship at the Institute of Arctic and Alpine Research at the University of Colorado. Subsequently, he spent 5 years as an Australian Research Council Postdoctoral Fellow and then as a Research Fellow at the Department of Nuclear Physics, The Australian National University.

Tim was appointed at the University of Exeter in 2009, and lectures on dating techniques and climate change.

Broad research specialisms:

Quaternary geology and geomorphology, dating, cosmogenic nuclides, palaeoceanography.


BSc Geology (Australian National University)

PhD Geology (Australian National University)


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