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NERC continues to consider charitable status for NOC

The Natural Environment Research Council (NERC) has affirmed its decision to proceed to the next stage of a process considering changes in the ownership and governance of the National Oceanography Centre (NOC).

NERC made this decision at its most recent Council meeting in mid-July.

NERC Council considers charitable status for National Oceanography Centre

Natural Environment Research Council (NERC) has agreed to proceed to the next stage of a process considering changes in the ownership and governance of the National Oceanography Centre (NOC).

National Oceanography Centre presented with prestigious award by The Maritime Alliance

Geraint West receives the 'International Maritime Partner' award on behalf of NOC

The National Oceanography Centre (NOC) and the University of Southampton have been presented with the ‘International Maritime Partner’ award at the annual ‘BlueTech & Blue Economy’ summit in San Diego, in order to recognise their ongoing engagement with The Maritime Alliance.

NOC reinforces commitment to gender equality in the workplace

NOC is an Athena SWAN member

The National Oceanography Centre has joined a national charter to promote the recruitment, retention and career progression of women.

NOC becomes the 115th member of the Athena SWAN Charter, which was set up to tackle the unequal representation of women in science, technology, engineering, medicine and mathematics (STEMM) in higher education and research.

NOC welcomes Defra science adviser appointment

Professor Ian Boyd, Defra’s new Chief Scientific Adviser

The National Oceanography Centre has welcomed the appointment of Professor Ian Boyd as Defra’s new Chief Scientific Adviser.

NOC to host 2013 International Workshop on Rock Physics

The National Oceanography Centre

On 12 August in Golden, Colorado, USA, Dr Angus Best of the National Oceanography Centre’s Marine Geoscience Research Group made a successful bid to host the biennial Second International Workshop on Rock Physics at NOC in Southampton in May 2013.