A century and a half of reconstructed ocean warming offers clues for the future

Posted on 29th January 2019

Due to a scarcity of data, most global estimates of ocean warming start only in the 1950s. However, a team of scientists at the University of Oxford has now succeeded in reconstructing ocean temperature change from 1871 to 2017. Over the past century, increased greenhouse gas emissions have given rise to an excess of energy […]

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Professor Yadvinder Malhi receives Royal Medal at the Royal Geographical Society

Posted on 5th June 2018

Professor Yadvinder Malhi received a Royal Medal at the Royal Geographical Society’s (with IBG) annual medals and awards ceremony on Monday 4 June. The Society’s prestigious medals and awards recognise extraordinary achievement in geographical research, fieldwork and teaching, photography and public engagement. Professor Yadvinder Malhi received the 2018 Patron’s Medal for world-leading studies on the […]

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Philip Stier receives the Humboldt Research Award

Posted on 14th May 2018

Congratulations to Philip Stier who has received a Humboldt Research Award. This award is conferred in recognition of lifetime achievements in research and you can read more here >>

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Oxford scientists help write the next IPCC report on climate change.

Posted on 26th April 2018

Oxford scientists once again help lead the way in writing the assessment report for the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change. Climate scientists from Oxford are involved in all 3 of the working groups for the 6th assessment. For more information >>

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Oxford Doctoral student selected to be climate ambassador for the UK!

Posted on 26th April 2018

At the beginning of April, Lisa Thalheimer, a doctoral student in the School of Geography, was selected to be part of the first cohort of GYCN Climate Ambassadors, spread in 58 countries around the globe. The Global Youth Climate Network is part of the World Bank Youth Community. Some background information:  GYCN’s goal is to convene […]

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