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 2020-2022
Professor Rosalind Rickaby, University of Oxford, website

Past-President 2020-2021
Professor Rob Upstill-Goddard, Newcastle University website

Honorary Secretary 2018-2022
Prof. Mattias Green, Bangor University. website

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


Ordinary Members of Council

Web Development 2018-2021
Dr John Bacon, Centre for Environment Fisheries and Aquaculture Science, Lowestoft. website

Special Interest Groups 2018-2021
Dr Stephanie Allen, UK Hydrographic Office website

Education and Outreach 2018-2021

Dr Judith Wolf, National Oceanography Centre, Liverpool website

Early Career Network Coordinator 2019-2022 
Dr Lidia Carracedo, Iframer, Brest, France. website

Editor, Challenger Wave 2010-2020 
Dr John Allen, University of Portsmouth. website

Student Travel Awards and Stepping Stones 2018-2021
Dr Sophie Wilmes. Bangor University. website

Industry Liaison and Technology 2010-2019 
Mr Terry Sloane, Planet Ocean Ltd. biography

Communications 2021 - 2024
Dr Anna McGregor, University of Glasgow, website

UK SCOR Representative 2019-2022 
Prof Allessandro Tagliabue University of Liverpool  website

Coordination for Challenger 150.
Professor Rachel Mills, University of Southampton, National Oceanography Centre, Southampton. website

Membership, Data Protection and Management 2017-2020
Dr Chelsey Baker, NOC Southampton website

NOC Liaison 2019- 2022
Professor David Thomas, University of Bangor, website 

Dr Kate Hendry, University of Bristol, website
Equality, Diversity, Inclusivity and Accessibility, 2021-2024

 

Ex-officio and co-opted members of Council:

Chair, Ocean Challenge Editorial Board
Dr Stephen Dye, Cefas, website

Editor, Ocean Challenge
Ms Angela Colling, Formerly Open University

Chair of 2021 Challenger Conference 
Professor Nick Owens (SAMS) website

Chair of 2022 Challenger 150 Conference
Professor Richard Herrington (NMH) website

C
oordinator for 2022 Challenger 150 Conference
Professor Kerry Howell, University of Plymouth, website

Website and Development
John Bacon

Latest News

News items from the NOC Association and the Marine Facilities Advisory Board

The details of the membership of the Decade Working Group (DWG), that was announced at the May 2021 AGM of the NOC Association, are now available:
NOC Association of Marine Science National Capability Beneficiaries | National Oceanography Centre

The March 2021 minutes of the Marine Facilities Advisory Board are available here: Marine_Facilities_Advisory Board_March_2021_minutes.pdf (noc.ac.uk)

Are your institution’s details up to date on the The UK Marine Science and Technology Compendium?  If not, please let the Secretary know.
Secretary to the NOCA and MFAB: Jackie Pearson, jfpea@noc.ac.uk National Oceanography Centre

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Report on Impacts of Covid-19

Summary Report on the Impacts of Covid-19 available from the NOCA AGM

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Cancellation of 2020/21 Challenger Conference

Sadly, the postponed 2020 Challenger Conference to be hosted at SAMs from 6th September 2021 has also been cancelled.

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