Dr Carey leads international multidisciplinary research teams that study submarine volcanoes using robots to investigate eruption deposits. She is currently working with ecosystem modellers to predict the recovery of biological communities devastated by submarine volcanic eruptions. Rebecca’s enthusiasm for science communication is shown in her work informing disaster management policy and practice and international policy development on the impacts of deep sea mining. She has also had many television newspaper and radio media interviews and has visited numerous primary schools. Dr Carey is currently a Senior Lecturer at the University of Tasmania.