Finnigan Illsley-Kemp

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Postdoctoral Fellow in Volcano Geodynamics School of Geography, Environment and Earth Sciences


  • PhD in Geophysics - University of Southampton (2018)
  • MSc in Geophysics - Imperial College London (2014)

Research Interests

My research uses earthquake seismology to better understand the interaction between magmatic and tectonic processes in extensional settings. I currently aim to combine geophysical, geological and geochemical observations in order to constrain how rifting influences volcanism in the Taupo Volcanic Zone. I am also interested in how continental rifts develop from inception through to continental breakup, leading me to conduct research throughout the East African rift.


Publications 2017 - Current