Dr. Emily Shuckburgh

Head of Open Oceans, British Antarctic Survey (BAS)

Dr Emily Shuckburgh is a mathematician and climate scientist based at the University of Cambridge. There she is the Director of Cambridge Zero, an initiative that draws together expertise from across the University to develop solutions for a zero-carbon future. Her personal research concerns investigating the dynamics of the atmosphere, oceans and climate using theoretical approaches, observational studies and numerical modelling.

She holds a number of positions at the University of Cambridge. She is a Fellow of Darwin College, a Fellow of the Cambridge Institute for Sustainability Leadership, and an Associate Fellow of the Centre for Science and Policy. In addition, she is a Fellow of the British Antarctic Survey and leads the UKRI Centre for Doctoral Training on the Application of AI to the study of Environmental Risks (AI4ER)

She completed her undergraduate studies in mathematics at the University of Oxford and a PhD in applied mathematics at the University of Cambridge. She then conducted post-doctoral studies in atmosphere and ocean dynamics at Ecole Normal Superieure in Paris and at MIT.