Angela Eagle MP visits the NOC

Angela Eagle MP visits the tide predicting machines exhibition at the NOC

I am so proud of the world-leading science being carried out by the NOC.

NOC was delighted to host Angela Eagle MP for Wallasey and Shadow Business Secretary and First Secretary of State, to showcase NOC science and in particular the world leading science carried out in Liverpool.

Ed Hill, NOC Executive Director provided Angela with an overview of NOC Science, followed by a presentation by Kevin Horsburgh, Head of Institute for Sustainable Coasts and Oceans who provided further details of the research carried out in Liverpool, home to the Permanent Service for Mean Sea Level. Graham Allen talked about the importance of collating, preserving and making publicly available the research data ( We showcased some of the work carried out by two of our younger scientists – Lucy Bricheno and Chris Wilson.

These talks were then followed with a tour of the facilities with a soon to be launched new visitor centre which has recently taken on loan two historical tidal predicting machines from National Museums Liverpool, World Museum.

Following the visit Angela tweeted “she has a fascinating time” and “so proud of the world-leading science” being carried out by NOC.