Matthew is a postdoctoral fellow in the Mark Wainwright Analytical Centre, working within the Chronos Radiocarbon Facility. He graduated from UNSW with Bachelors degrees in Marine and Coastal Science (Adv.) and Philosophy, with a first-class honours in climate science. His PhD thesis (Keele University, UK, awaiting viva) was on autofluorescent organic matter in Antarctic ice cores. Matthew pursues broad research interests in palaeo-climatology and geochronology, with a focus on reconstructions of climate change in the high-latitude southern hemisphere through Antarctic ice cores.