Elizabeth Elwell is a first-year PhD student on a Dual PhD program (3.5 years) together with the University of Manchester and the University of Melbourne. In terms of previous education, Elizabeth has a BSc (Hons) degree in Environmental Science (First Class) from the University of Manchester and an MSc in Volcanology and Geological Hazards (High Merit) from Lancaster University. Elizabeth is a seasoned traveler having lived in five countries by the time she was eighteen ( Netherlands (Birthplace); United States; France; Switzerland; & the UK (Current Home)) and love to experience new places, cultures, and people.She is also passionate about sport, with a love of Athletics (Track & Field), Football, and Skiing. Her fascination with climate stems from living in the United States where she lived at the top of Tornado Alley where learning about supercell formation and morphology in terms of when danger was imminent was engrained early on in her pre-school life.