Tamsin Mather is a volcanologist and professor of earth sciences at the University of Oxford. She holds a Master of Chemistry and History and Master of Philosophy of Science from the University of Cambridge and, after a year working in Europe, returned to Cambridge completing her PhD on the atmospheric effects of volcanism in 2004. Before joining Oxford in 2006, she was an intern with the UK Parliamentary Office of Science and Technology and a Royal Society Research Fellow. She has won the 2018 Royal Society Rosalind Franklin Award and she has participated in numerous science festivals, broadcasts and podcasts. Tamsin is a Monash University distinguished speaker.