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The NOC People Strategy has at its centre a vision of NOC as ‘a great place to work where people succeed and deliver great work’. NOC is using the Investors in People framework to review progress towards this vision and make...
Bournemouth in the heatwave of 2012
A new link between the development of heat waves over Central and Western Europe and temperatures in the North Atlantic has been discovered by scientists from the National Oceanography Centre and the University of Southampton. This finding may be...
The group touring the Marine Robotics Innovation Centre, AutosubLR in foreground
Top diplomats from across the world visited the National Oceanography Centre in Southampton last week to learn about the UK’s global leadership in marine and maritime science and technology, resulting in a flurry of interest in working with...
European Marine Board
The National Oceanography Centre (NOC) has reaffirmed its commitment to working alongside other European countries for the advancement of ocean science, by becoming one of the founding members of the reformed European Marine Board following its...
European Marine Board
Karmenu Vella, EU Commissioner for Environment, Maritime Affairs and Fisheries is meeting with ocean research leaders at the European Marine Board offices in Ostend, Belgium, today to discuss ocean research challenges. The meeting with Commissioner...
A research cruise this summer, led by the National Oceanography Centre (NOC), will address the massive technical challenges in exploring for sea-floor mineral deposits. This expedition will take place on board the RRS James Cook, marking a decade...
Glitter and Sand, explaining the science of seas at NOC Open Day 2016
Winners of a nationwide children’s art competition, launched online by the National Oceanography Centre (NOC) today, will give a school class the unique opportunity to explore a Royal Research Ship. Once on board the ship, which is equivalent...
HyBIS Robotic Underwater Vehicle being prepared for a dive by its inventor, Dr Bramley Murton
A research cruise this summer, led by the National Oceanography Centre (NOC), will address the massive technical challenges in exploring for sea-floor mineral deposits. This expedition will take place on board the RRS James Cook, marking a decade...
Prof. Trevor Baker
Professor Trevor Baker has been awarded the Paul Melchior Medal at the 18th International Symposium on Geodynamics and Earth Tides for "outstanding service and leadership”. This prestigious medal is awarded every four years to recognise...
Blue Ocean Monitoring and NOC inside the Marine Robotics Innovation Centre
Australian headquartered company Blue Ocean Monitoring, experienced global provider of ocean monitoring services, is expanding its offices and taking space in the Marine Robotics Innovation Centre at the National Oceanography Centre (NOC) in...

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