The role of minerals in the Evolution of Life

The role of minerals in the Evolution of Life

Title of Project

The role of minerals in the Evolution of Life

Name of Advisor/s

Dr Rosalie K. Hocking

College

College of Science & Engineering

Summary of Project

You will investigate how metal sulfide and metal oxide phases may interact catalytically in natural systems, to mediate reactions important for life such as nitrogen fixation.

Key Words

Astrobiology, Catalysis, Synchrotron

Would suit an applicant who

Background and interest in chemistry. But interested in applying chemistry with an interdisciplinary context.