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Our main contact details section contains general contact details and phone numbers for the Institute.

See also information on job vacancies, previous SPRI staff and students and Visiting Scholars.

Lists of members of the Management and Advisory Committees are available.

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Senior Academic Staff

The Director is Professor Julian Dowdeswell  (Institute Administrator: Ms Kate Gilbert). Contact form.

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Prof Julian Dowdeswell

Professor of Physical Geography, Director of the Institute and Fellow of Jesus College.


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Dr Neil Arnold

University Senior Lecturer and Fellow of St John's College.


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Dr Michael Bravo

University Senior Lecturer in Geography, and Fellow of Downing College.


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Dr Poul Christoffersen

University Senior Lecturer in Physical Geography and Fellow of Murray Edwards College.


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Dr Gareth Rees

University Senior Lecturer and Fellow of Christ's College.


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Dr Piers Vitebsky

Assistant Director of Research.


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Dr Ian Willis

University Senior Lecturer and Fellow of St. Catharine's College.


Researchers

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Dr Alison Banwell

Leverhulme Research Fellow.


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Miss Christine Batchelor

Research Associate, working with Prof Julian Dowdeswell.


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Mr Toby Benham

Research Associate.


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Dr Marion Bougamont

Research Associate.


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Evelyn Dowdeswell

Research Associate.


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Dr Shane McCorristine

College Lecturer at Downing College, and Institute Associate at the Institute.


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Prof Elizabeth Morris OBE

Researcher and Institute Associate.


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Mr Ian Stone

Editor, Polar Record.


Administration and Support staff

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Ms Kate Gilbert

Institute Administrator.


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Miss Sophie Barnett

Receptionist.


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Ms Lisa Chapman

Computer Officer.


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Mr Martin Lucas-Smith

Computer Officer [Web developer].


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Mrs Maria Pearman

Senior Accounts Clerk.


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Miss Rebecca Stancombe

General Office Administrative Assistant.


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Ms Elizabeth Wright

Personal Assistant to the Director.


Library, Archives and Picture Library staff

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Ms Naomi Boneham

Archives Manager.


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Mr Martin French

Library Assistant.


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Dr Janey Huber Reacher

Cataloguer.


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Miss Lucy Martin

Picture Library Manager.


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Miss Sarah Middle

Senior Library Assistant.


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Mrs Hilary Shibata

Antarctic Bibliographer.


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Mrs Isabella Warren

Russian Bibliographer.


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Mr Jeremy Wong

Acting Librarian and Arctic Bibliographer.


Museum staff

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Miss Rosie Amos

Education & Outreach Assistant.


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Miss Greta Bertram

Polar Museum Antarctic Project Cataloguer.


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Ms Naomi Chapman

Education and Outreach Assistant.


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Mr Bryan Lintott

Exhibition Officer.


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Mrs Sophie Rowe

Conservator.


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Ms Christina Rozeik

Conservator.


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Ms Willow Silvani

Documentation Assistant.


Postgraduate students

Jennifer Brown

PhD student.


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Rhiannon Cogbill

MPhil in Polar Studies student.


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Oliver Cohen

MPhil in Polar Studies student.


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Ragnhild Dale

PhD student.


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Steffan Danino

MPhil in Polar Studies student.


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Wenkai Guo

MPhil in Polar Studies student.


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Victoria Herrmann

PhD student.


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Miss Tania Kossberg

PhD student.


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Mr Conrad Koziol

PhD student.


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Kirsten Lees

MPhil in Polar Studies student.


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Natalia Magnani

PhD student.


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Mr Michael McCarthy

PhD student.


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Mr Evan Miles

PhD student.


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Helena Nathan-King

MPhil in Polar Studies student.


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Mr Ciaran Robb

PhD student.


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Morgan Seag

MPhil in Polar Studies student.


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Mr Roman Sidortsov

PhD student.


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Matthew Steadman Jones

MPhil in Polar Studies student.


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Mr Craig Stewart

PhD student.


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Mr Nicholas Toberg

PhD student.


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Mr Joe Todd

PhD student.


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Hugh Verrier

MPhil in Polar Studies student.


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Ms Claire Warrior

PhD student.


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Mr Andrew Williamson

PhD student.


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Matthew Wise

PhD student.


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Mr Tun Jan Young

PhD student.


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Maximilien Zahnd

PhD student.


Institute Associates

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Dr John Ash

Institute Associate.


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Prof Tim Bayliss-Smith

Professor in Pacific Geography and Fellow of St. John's College, and Institute Associate, SPRI.


Dr Lawson Brigham

Institute Associate.


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Dr Nick Cutler

SPRI Associate; College Lecturer in Geography (Trinity); Fellow in Geography (Churchill).


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Ms Fiona Danks

Institute Associate.


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Dr Robert Hawley

Institute Associate.


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Mr Robert Headland

Institute Associate.


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Prof Neil Kent

Institute Associate.


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Dr Elena Khlinovskaya Rockhill

Institute Associate.


Mrs Dinah Molloy Thompson

MSc student.


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Dr Beau Riffenburgh

Institute Associate.


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Dr Florian Stammler

Institute Associate.


Dr John Tichotsky

Institute Associate.


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Dr Olga Tutubalina

Institute Associate.


Dr Emma Wilson

Institute Associate.


Emeritus Associates

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Dr Peter Clarkson MBE

Emeritus Associate.


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Dr Simon Ommanney

Emeritus Associate.


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Prof Larry Rockhill

Emeritus Associate.


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Dr Colin Summerhayes

Emeritus Associate.


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Dr Janet West

Emeritus Associate.


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Prof Peter Williams

Emeritus Associate.


Staff of other organisations based at SPRI

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Dr Eoghan Griffin

SCAR Executive Officer.


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Rear Admiral Nick Lambert

Chairman, Friends of SPRI.


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Mrs Rosemary Nash

SCAR Administrative Assistant.


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Mrs Celene Pickard

Friends PA.