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Mr Haydn Swan

Lecturer, Geosciences





Mt Helen Campus, Online


Haydn Swan has extensive experience working in the minerals industry, principally in minerals exploration. Haydn’s key areas of interest include ore deposit geology and alteration systems as well as the mobility and impact of heavy metals in historic mined landscapes.

Haydn teaches a wide variety of geoscience subjects including in the fields of petrology, economic geology, sedimentology, stratigraphy, structural geology, geographic information systems, and fieldwork techniques.

Haydn became a Lecturer in geology at Federation University Australia in 2009. He holds a Bachelor of Applied Science (Honours) and a research masters. As well as working in various policy roles for the federal government, Haydn has worked in a range of roles in the minerals sector, exploring for diamonds, gold and base metals.

Haydn is currently undertaking PhD studies examining various aspects of toxic metal distribution as a result of anthropogenic activities in the goldfields of Victoria, Australia.