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Helen Pendlowski

Staff picture: Helen Pendlowski
Environmental and Biochemical Sciences
Environmental and Biochemical Sciences
XRPD Mineralogist
+44 (0)344 928 5428 (*)

The James Hutton Institute
Aberdeen AB15 8QH
Scotland UK


After gaining her honours degree in Geology and Petroleum Geology from the University of Aberdeen, Helen moved to Cardiff University and completed a masters with distinction in Applied Environmental Geology. Her masters dissertation project was completed here at the Institute, while working with Steve Hillier, and was entitled 'Utility of Quantitative X-ray Powder Diffraction Methods to Determine the Forms of Lead in Selected Contaminated Soils'.

Current research interests

Helen's work involves both commercial and research projects, focusing on X-Ray Diffraction techniques.


  • Hillier, S.; Pendlowski, H.; Fraser, T.; Robertson, J.; Delbos, E.; Phillips, I.; Gray, N.; Wilson, I. (2013) Tubular halloysite., Minerals for Life, Appleton Tower, Edinburgh, 17-19 June 2013.

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The James Hutton Research Institute is the result of the merger in April 2011 of MLURI and SCRI. This merger formed a new powerhouse for research into food, land use, and climate change.