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Zoe McKellar

  • Zoe McKellar
    Zoe McKellar

    2018 - PhD Geology, University of Aberdeen

    2014 - BSc (Hons) Geology-Petroleum Geology, University of Aberdeen

    Academic Background

    Dr McKellar is an experienced geologist in the fields of sedimentology, stratigraphy, structural geology, and tectonics. She has extensive experience in field studies, laboratory investigations, research, teaching, and public engagement. She is currently working on publishing research on the Caledonian Orogeny and the implications for fluvial sedimentation in the Caledonian foreland. She is experienced across the wider field of Earth science, particularly in sedimentology, tectonics, paleontology, evolutionary biology, petroleum geology, structural geology, stratigraphy, mineralogy, petrology, and provenance studies including detrital zircon geochronology and heavy mineral analysis.

    Publishing History

    Dr McKellar has published a number of papers as first author or coauthor in international, high-impact, peer-reviewed journals. In addition, she has presented her research at numerous high-profile international conferences.

    Editing and Reviewing Experience

    Dr McKellar has several years of experience in reviewing manuscripts for international journals and editing, with particular focus on editing for non-native English speakers. She is highly skilled in editing for grammar, logical flow, and conciseness across the wider field of Earth sciences, including geology, climatology, meteorology, and atmospheric science. Dr McKellar joined Edanz as an Editor in 2020.

    Writing Experience

    Dr McKellar has over 10 years' experience in science writing for general audiences, writing blog posts and news articles for a range of media. She also began writing press releases for Edanz in 2021.