Episode 38. Featuring Lieutenant Hannah Phelps, 2021 Chairman's Circle John Monash Scholar
Lieutenant Hannah Phelps, 2021 Chairman’s Circle John Monash Scholar is currently studying a PhD in Atmospheric Science (Glaciology) at the University of British Columbia in Canada. Listen to Hannah in this episode of The Scholars Podcast as she discusses her background in mathematics which she uses to observe the behaviour of glaciers over time. Her work as a meteorologist, serving in the Australian Navy and her time working in Antarctica is what inspired her to peruse her PhD in Glaciology. Hannah graduated from UNSW ADFA with a Bachelor of Science (Hons) and the University Medal in mathematics and statistics. Since then, she has served onboard HMAS Childers and Success as a Maritime Warfare Officer and been deployed to Antarctica providing forecasting support for the Australian Antarctic Division.