Thalia Thomas-Francis

Research Assistant - Seismology



1-868-662-4659 202 ext


BSc Geography and Environmental and Natural Resource Management (Double Major) (2017) UWI St Augustine,

MPhil Geography (in progress)

Research Project

Evaluating Seismic Risk Communication in the Diego Martin Valley


My current research focuses on determining the effectiveness of the risk communication tools used by the Seismic Research Centre as well as finding new methods of risk communication that would benefit both the SRC and the public, with the aim of increasing their resilience to seismic hazards

Major Publications

  • Graham, Omari, Thalia Thomas, Anna Hicks, Stacey Edwards, Alia Juman, Arti Ramroop, and Richard Robertson. 2024. “Facts, Faith and Facebook: Science Communication During the 2020–21 La Soufrière, St Vincent Volcanic Eruption.”  Geological Society, London, Special Publications 539 (1):SP539-2022-289. doi: doi:10.1144/SP539-2022-289.