!!Nicholas Arndt
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Laboratoire de Géodynamique des Chaînes Alpines, UMR 5025-CNRS, \\
Maison des Géosciences, 1381 rue de la Piscine, 38041 GRENOBLE Cedex, France\\
Tel: 04 76 63 59 31; Fax: 04 76 51 40 58
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__Education and Professional Career__
*Telopea Park High School, Canberra, Australia; 1965
*Australian National University, Canberra, Australia; 1969: BSc (hons) first class, Geology
*University of Toronto, Canada; 1975  Ph.D., Geology
*Sept 1998 to present:  Professor ‘classe exceptionelle’, Université de Grenoble
*Jan 2006 to June 2006: Visiting Fellow, CSIRO Perth, Australia
*1990-1998:  Professor, Géosciences Rennes, Université de Rennes 1, France
*Oct. 1987 to May 1988: Visiting Fellow, RSES, Australian National University, Canberra
*1981-1990: Wissenschaftlicher Mitarbeiter, Max-Planck-Institut, Mainz, Germany
*1978-1980: Assistant Professor, University of Saskatchewan, Saskatoon, Canada
*Sept to Dec 1977: Postdoctoral Fellow, Université de Montréal, Canada
*1975-1977: Postdoctoral Fellow, Geophysical Laboratory, Washington DC, USA
*1969-1970: Geologist, Project Mining Corporation Ltd, Australia
__Research __
*Petrology and geochemistry of mafic and ultramafic volcanic rocks, both modern and Archean.
*Magmatic ore deposits
*Habitat of life on the early earth
__Profession activities__
*Director, Groupement de Recherche 514 “Métallogénie” (1997- 2000)
*Director of Graduate Studies (Master) in Earth Sciences, Université Joseph Fourier, Grenoble (2002-2006)
*Director of a Research Networking Program of the European Science Foundation “Archean Environment: the Habitat of Early Life” (2005-2010)
*Vice director of a program of metallogeny of the European Science Foundation (1999-2004)
*Member of Conseil National des Universités, 35e section (2003-2007)
*Member of Advisory Committee, Society for Geology Applied to Mineral Deposits (2002 -  )
*Member of IUGS “Commission on Igneous and Metamorphic Petrology” (1990 - )
*Member of IODP Hotspot Dynamics Detailed Planning Group (2006- )
*Member of Scientific Advisory Structure Executive Committee (SASEC) of the IODP (2008-2011)
*Member of the Groupe de Travail Exobiologie du CNES (2008 - )
*Editor of Chemical Geology (1990-2000); 
*Editor of Journal of Petrology (2002-2005)
*Editor of eEarth (2006-2008)
*ISI “Highly cited researcher” 
*Member of Academia Europaea
*Elected fellow of the Geochemical Society
__Organization of Conferences and Sessions at Meetings (selected)__
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The Habitat of Early Life, Mekrijärvi, Finland, August (co-convenor)
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*“The Earth inside, outside and alive” EGU, Vienna, April (co-convenor)
*“Peering into the Cradle of Life: Archean Environment. Vienna, April 11-12
*“Early Earth Evolution” Union Session EGU, Vienna , April 
*“Structure and Origin of the Lithospheric Mantle: the petro-geophysical approach” March Merrickville, Canada
*“the Mainz years” 2-day workshop, Mainz, Germany
*Field conference in the Barberton belt, South Africa. 22-29 September 
__Invited talks (selected)__
*2009; 5-day short course on Magmatic Ore Deposits given to Vale geologists. Lima, Peru
*2008; University of Cambridge (24 January); Short Course – exploration for Platinum deposits, Prospectors and Developers Congress, Toronto, Canada, February; Australian Earth Sciences  Congress, Perth, Australia, August.
*2007: Bicentenary Geological Society of London August; University of Lausanne; Short Course on Magmatic Sulfides, Laurentian University and INCO Sudbury