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Emily Shuckburgh

We're delighted to welcome Dr Emily Shuckburgh OBE to the Department as Reader in Environmental Data Science, from 1st May 2019.

Emily has worked as a climate scientist for the British Antarctic Survey for more than a decade, where she led on polar oceanography research and conducted research expeditions in the Arctic and Antarctic.

She has recently been appointed as the University's first Director of Research on Carbon Neutrality. Emily will lead the Cambridge Carbon Neutral Futures Initiative, which aims to bring together all the groups in Cambridge that are working on climate-related issues. She is an Honorary Fellow of the British Antarctic Survey, a fellow of the Cambridge Institute for Sustainability Leadership, an associate fellow of the Centre for Science and Policy, and a Fellow of Darwin College.

This is about addressing every aspect of a sustainable future – the impact it will have on our lives, our work, our society and our economy.

Dr Emily Shuckburgh OBE

In the past Emily has worked at Ecole Normale Superieure and at MIT. She is a fellow of the Royal Meteorological Society and co-chair of their Climate Science Communications Group. In 2016 she was awarded an OBE for services to science and the public communication of science. She is co-author with HRH The Prince of Wales and Tony Juniper of Climate Change (A Ladybird Expert Book) for adult readers.

Published by Jonathan Goddard on Friday 17th May 2019