New Science and Technology Director

Professor Angela Hatton

Professor Angela Hatton has today begun her new role as Director of Science & Technology at the National Oceanography Centre.

New Director of Science & Technology for the National Oceanography Centre

Professor Angela Hatton

The National Oceanography Centre (NOC) is pleased to announce the appointment of Professor Angela Hatton as its new Director of Science & Technology to succeed Professor Ian Wright who is leaving NOC take up the position of Deputy Vice Chancellor (Research & Innovation) at the University of Canterbury at Christchurch in his native New Zealand.

Measuring the Oceans from Space

Professor Ian Robinson

TODAY – 12 January – Celebrating the career and achievements of Professor Ian S Robinson

This afternoon’s Retirement Celebration for Prof Ian Robinson can be watched via live streaming at:

In memoriam of Professor Laurence Mee

Professor Laurence Mee

The National Oceanography Centre is deeply saddened to learn of the sudden death of Professor Laurence Mee, Director of the Scottish Association for Marine Science.

In memoriam of Kostas Nittis

Kostas Nittis

The National Oceanography Centre is saddened to learn of the passing away of Kostas Nittis of the Hellenic Centre for Marine Research in Greece, a former chair of the European Marine Board and the Secretary General of the EuroGOOS network.

New Head of British Oceanographic Data Centre appointed

Dr Graham Allen

Dr Graham Allen will take up a permanent position as Head of the British Oceanographic Data Centre (BODC) on 4 August. The BODC’s role is to facilitate high quality research outcomes by connecting stakeholders to oceanographic data and the knowledge from this, with consequential economic, environmental and societal impacts.

NOC researcher awarded

Dr Elizabeth Kent being presented with the Adrian Gill Prize by Professor Joanna Haigh, President of the RMS

The Royal Meteorological Society (RMS) has presented Dr Elizabeth Kent with the prestigious Adrian Gill Prize at its Annual General Meeting in London this month.

New Head of National Marine Facilities Sea Systems appointed

Leigh Storey

NOC has further strengthened its management team with the appointment of Leigh Storey as Head of National Marine Facilities Sea Systems.

Southampton Professor receives prestigious Fellowship

Professor Martin Palmer

Professor Martin Palmer has been named as a Geochemical Fellow by the Geochemical Society and European Association of Geochemistry (EAG).

Director of National Marine Facilities appointed

Geraint West

The Director providing strategic leadership for the large research infrastructure, specialist facilities and data assets that support UK marine science has been appointed by the UK’s National Oceanography Centre.

Geraint West will take up the new position as NOC’s Director of National Marine Facilities from 1 October 2013.