The Council

The Officers and Ordinary Members of Council are elected at the Annual General Meeting.

The President is elected for a two-year term (past presidents are listed here) and Ordinary Members each serve for three years. The Honorary Secretary and Honorary Treasurer each serve for four years

The Officers Ordinary Members and Co-opted Members are as follows:

President 2016-2018 
Professor Rachel Mills, University of Southampton, National Oceanography Centre, Southampton website

President Elect 2017-2018
Professor Rob Upstill-Goddard, Newcastle University website

Honorary Secretary 2014-2018
Dr John Bacon, Centre for Environment Fisheries and Aquaculture Science, Lowestoft. website
email:john.bacon@cefas.co.uk

Honorary Treasurer 2017-2020
Dr Edward Mawji, National Oceanography Centre, Southampton. website


Ordinary Members of Council

Local Networking Events, Meetings & Special Interest Groups 2014-2017
Dr Ruth Airs, Plymouth Marine Laboratory, Plymouth. website

Education and Outreach 2017-2022 
Dr Nick Higgs, Plymouth University website

Early Career Network Coordinator 2017-2020 
Dr Alejandra Sanchez-Franks, National Oceanography Centre, website

Editor, Challenger Wave 2010-2018 
Dr John Allen, University of Portsmouth. website

Membership, Student Travel Awards 2014-2017
Dr Mattias Green, Bangor University. website

Industry Liaison and Technology 2010-2018 
Mr Terry Sloane, Planet Ocean Ltd. biography

Communications 2016-2019 
Dr Emma Cavan, National Oceanoghraphy Centre website

UK SCOR Representative 2015-2018
Prof Gideon Henderson, University of Oxford. website

UK SCOR Representative 2017-2020
Prof Peter Burkill, University of Plymouth. website

Data Protection and Management 2017-2020
Dr Rob Hall, University of East Anglia. website


Ex-officio and co-opted members of Council:

Chair, Ocean Challenge Editorial Board
Prof Grant Bigg, University of Sheffield. website

Editor, Ocean Challenge
Ms Angela Colling, Formerly Open University

Website

Emma Cavan and John Bacon

Latest News

New edition of Ocean Challenge is available for download

We are very pleased to announce that the new edition of Ocean Challenge V22 No.2 is available for download. 


(18/4/2018)

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Sea Level SIG Meeting - Registration/Abstract submission open

2nd-4th July 2018 the Permanent Service for Mean Sea Level will be hosting an international conference on sea-level at NOC and the University of Liverpool. We're already receiving abstracts for speakers and posters, so make sure you submit yours soon - abstract deadline is the 30th March. 

http://conference.noc.ac.uk/sea-level-futures-2018

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Seeking Expressions Of Interest for position of Honorary Secretary on the Challenger Council

We seek lively and engaging scientists, from academia or industry, enthusiastic about supporting career development for our colleagues and helping to shape and manage the future of one of oldest and foremost Marine Science Societies in the world. We have three Council positions available including Honorary Secretary. See http://challenger-society.org.uk/join_council for more information.

(30/01/2018)

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