Emily Shuckburgh

Head, Polar Oceans Team

British Antarctic Survey

About Emily

Dr Emily Shuckburgh is a Fellow at British Antarctic Survey and Director of the Carbon Neutral Futures Initiative at the University of Cambridge. Until April 2019 she led the national research programme on the Southern Ocean and its role in climate (ORCHESTRA), and was deputy head of the Polar Oceans Team and head of the Data Science Group at British Antarctic Survey. She is now based at the Department of Computer Science and Technology at the University of Cambridge, where is also a fellow of Darwin College, a fellow of the Cambridge Institute for Sustainability Leadership and an associate fellow of the Centre for Science and Policy. In the past she has worked at Ecole Normale Superieure in Paris and at MIT. She is a fellow of the Royal Meteorological Society and co-chair of their Climate Science Communications Group. She has also acted as an advisor to the UK Government on behalf of the Natural Environment Research Council. 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 the Ladybird Book on Climate Change.