Geologists of Instagram

Victoria is full of passionate and interesting Geologists! To see what Geologists get up to (we never ‘work’ a day in our life, I promise!) follow these crazy cats.

@strangemagicshop

Adelle is a Palaeontologist and creator of ‘fun, colourful jewellery’. She lives and works in Winton, QLD at a cattle station and The Australian Age of Dinosaurs Museum. She completed her undergraduate degree in Geosciences at Monash University (~2016). Her specialty is obviously dinosaurs, but especially of the Pterodactyl variety; she even discovered and named this beauty – the ferrodraco Lentoni!

@melaniefinch_

Mel is a Structural Geologist and Metamorphic Petrologist at The School of Earth, Atmosphere and Environment at Monash University, works to promote women in Earth Science and is a STA Superstar of STEM! Her speciality is shear zones, a.k.a. how do rocks change and deform when tectonic plates collide?

@australiangeologist

Casey is a Structural Geologist who has recently completed a PhD at Monash University, using Structural Geology and Geophysics to understand the role of faults in mineralisation near Otago, NZ. Follow her to see what field Exploration Geologists get up to day-to-day!

@a_fools_experiment

Ben is a Palaeontologist and Science Communicator who works at Melbourne Museum and Port Phillip Eco Center. He completed his undergraduate degree in Geosciences at Monash University (~2015). His speciality is whales and sharks… especially ones that lived in Melbourne millions of years ago!

@dronesandstones

Masha is an Exploration Geologist working in Western Australia, and has worked in Regional Victoria and Sweden in Gold Mining. She completed her undergraduate degree in Geosciences at Melbourne University (~2016). Follow her for some delicious drone photos of amazing geological landscapes from around the world!

@rockdocpress

Hannah is a science communicator and PhD Researcher in the Forest Ecosystems Group at The Australian National University Canberra, having completed her undergraduate degree at Monash University (~2016).

@geologyenthusiast

Josh is an Exploration Geologist in Central Victoria and Mining Stocks enthusiast. He completed his undergraduate degree at Monash University (~2015).