Met Office 2019 student prizes announced

We were pleased to award the annual Met Office prizes to the following students for outstanding dissertations. Congratulations to all!

  • Jack Rogers
    College: St Edmund Hall
    Department: School of Geography and the Environment
    Dissertation title: An investigation into the influence of climate change on the extreme precipitation event that occurred over central Europe in August 2002
  • Andrew Styles
    College: Lincoln College
    Department: Physics
    Dissertation Title: Boundary currents and zonal jets in a laboratory model of the Atlantic Ocean
  • Robert Paver
    College: St. Annes
    Department: Earth Sciences
    Dissertation title: “Barium isotopes in tropical corals calibrated to ambient seawater”

Head of Met Office Hadley Centre visiting Oxford

We recently welcomed Prof. Albert Klein Tank, head of the Met Office Hadley Centre, to give a seminar on the Hadley Centre’s perspective on Climate Science. This interesting talk sparked lots of discussion around climate sensitivity, recent models and communication of uncertainty.

MOAP summer scheme 2020

Oxford MOAP often supports summer students to work with research teams in Oxford on short projects with, or of interest to the Met Office. If you are interested in this scheme, look out for adverts at relevant departments from around Easter, or contact tim.woollings@physics.ox.ac.uk if you have any queries.