Director of Research

Tim OsbornProfessor Tim Osborn

Professor of Climate Science: climate observations, climate modelling, climate variability, precipitation extremes and drought, palaeoclimate, future climate scenarios

Academic Staff

Manoj JoshiProfessor Manoj Joshi

Professor of Climate Dynamics

Climate forcing and response, stratosphere and climate, planetary climates.

Phil JonesProfessor Phil Jones

Professorial Fellow (CRU Director 1998-2016): Instrumental climate change

Paleoclimatology, future climate projections using stochastic weather generators.
 

Peer NowackPeer Nowack

Lecturer in Atmospheric Chemistry and Data Science

Machine learning, climate sensitivity, atmospheric chemistry, Earth system modelling, regional climate change.
 

Ben WebberDr Ben Webber

Lecturer in Climate Science

Climate Dynamics, Climate Variability, Climate Change, Atmosphere-Ocean Interaction, Ocean-Ice interaction, Autonomous Ocean Observations.

Research Manager

Clare GoodessDr Clare Goodess

Also Senior Research Fellow: regional climate change and projections/scenarios, extreme events, climate services

Research staff

Harry HarrisMr Ian (Harry) Harris

Development and maintenance of observational gridded climate datasets, data processing and analysis, programming.

David ListerMr David Lister

Meteorological time-series throughout the instrumental period. Climatic variability and its effects

Natasha SeniorDr Natasha Senior

Response of tropical convection in atmospheric circulation using statistical methods


 

Michael TaylorDr Michael Taylor

Earth observation metrology, remote sensing, climate data

Support Staff

Mike SalmonMr Mike Salmon

ISD Research Computing Services

Postgraduate students

Sarah BerkMs Sarah Berk

How will the Urban Heat Island in Growing Cities Behave under Climate Change?

 

 

Ms Nicole Forstenhaeusler

Ms Stephanie Rhodes

Solar variability

Kyriaki Lekakou

Nele ReyniersMs Nele Reyniers

Hydrological modelling for studying past, present and future droughts in the east of England

 

Ms Emily Wallis

Sophie Wilkinson

Environmental data science, a machine learning approach to study the influence of climate change on extreme weather.

Ms Sarah Wilson Kemsley

Weather extremes under a changing climate, Weather Generators, Pattern Scaling

Xiang Weng

Assessing the effect of changes in weather extremes and driving forces on troposheric ozone in China.

Quianyu ZhaQianyu Zha

Assessing flooding risks in the UK under climate change using hydrological models

Visiting Professor

Professor David Viner

Director, Green Investment Bank

Visiting fellows

Nick BrooksDr Nick Brooks

 

 

Manola BrunetProfessor Manola Brunet

Climatic data archaeology and analysis of climate variability and change

 

John KingtonMr John Kington

Climatic change and historical climatology: member of the EURO-CLIMHIST team reconstructing past circulation patterns; author "Climate and Weather"

 

Tom MelvinDr Tom Melvin

Historical growth rates and changing climate sensitivity of boreal conifers

 

Clive WilkinsonDr Clive Wilkinson

RECLAIM project (RECovery of Logbooks And International Marine Data)

Associate fellows

Dr Mansour Almazroui

Identifying climatic patterns of Saudi Arabia using large scale circulation data and the influence of teleconnection indices on the local climate

Jonathan BarichivichDr Jonathan Barichivich

Vegetation-climate interactions, drought and ecosystem responses

 

Pranab DebDr Pranab Deb

Climate dynamics, quantifiaction of biases in climate models, regional atmospheric modelling, polar meteorology, sea ice

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Nicolas de SilvaDr Nicolas de Silva

Precipitation extremes, forecasting, aerosol indirect effects, convective self-aggregation

 

Colin HarphamDr Colin Harpham

Downscaling precipitation using statistical models and artificial neural networks, stochastic weather generators

 

Kathleen PribylDr Kathleen Pribyl

Historical climatology, vulnerability of pre-industrial societies to environmental risk, early instrumental data

 

Satyaban RatnaDr Satyaban Ratna

Climate variability, Indian summer monsoon, Dynamical downscaling, Extreme events

 

Umakanth UpparaDr Umakanth Uppara

Monsoon dynamics and teleconnections under changing climate, global and regional climate modelling.

 

Fiona WilliamsonDr Fiona Williamson

RECLAIM project (RECovery of Logbooks And International Marine Data)

Sally Wilkinson

RECLAIM project (RECovery of Logbooks And International Marine Data)

Previous directors

Trevor DaviesProfessor Trevor Davies

CRU Director 1993-1998

 

Hubert LambProfessor Hubert Lamb (1913-1997)

CRU Director 1971-1977

 

Jean PalutikofProfessor Jean Palutikof (also a CRU Visiting Fellow)

CRU Director 1998-2004. Currently Director of NCCARF, Griffith University.

 

Tom WigleyProfessor Tom Wigley (also a CRU Visiting Fellow and Honorary Professor in ENV)

CRU Director 1978-1993. Currently affiliated with University of Adelaide and National Center for Atmospheric Research, Boulder, Colorado.