Dr Kate Hendry

Kate is a biogeochemist and chemical oceanographer, interested in understanding nutrient cycling in the modern ocean, and the link between past climatic change, ocean circulation, nutrient supply and biological productivity.

She is an Associate Professor at the University of Bristol, having been a University Research Fellow of the Royal Society since 2013. She received her PhD in Antarctic biogeochemistry in 2008, and was a postdoctoral scholar at Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution (WHOI), before moving back to the UK in 2012, initially at Cardiff University before moving across the Severn Estuary to Bristol. She has been a principal investigator on grants from the Natural Environment Research Council, the Leverhulme Trust, the European Commission, and on a European Research Council starting grant. In 2016, Kate received the European Association of Geochemistry Houtermans Medal for early career geochemists.

Kate is chair of Antarctic Science Ltd, and a member of the National Oceanography Centre Associate steering board, the Marine Facilities Advisory Board, and the UK National Committee for Antarctic Research (UKNCAR). She is currently a co-opted member of the Challenger Council for Equality, Diversity, Inclusivity and Accessibility.

Latest News

New Seagoing Bursary for Students and Early Career Scientists

NOC has received funding from West P&I to deliver a seagoing bursary to enable students and early career scientists, including from developing countries, to experience sea-going science.

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Net Zero Oceanographic Capability (NZOC) Workshop: Future Research Platforms as Data Hubs in a Connected World

Net Zero Oceanographic Capability (NZOC) Workshop: Future Research Platforms as Data Hubs in a Connected World
Thursday 22nd April 2021

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BBC article - History of the Challenger Expedition

BBC Futures, Stephen Dowling, 5th Feb 2021
A really great narrative, charting the story of the Challenger expedition

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