Climate & Ocean Physics

Understanding, Modelling & Predicting

Recent Publications

More Publications

. Historical Ocean Circulation Changes Shaped Mid-Latitudes Heat Content. Submitted, 2018.


. The impact of tropical precipitation on summertime Euro-Atlantic circulation via a circumglobal wave-train. In Revision, J. Climate, 2018.


. Tracking heat with carbon. In Review, 2018.




Former Group Members

Chris Oreilly



Position open - Deadline May 16th


Position open - Deadline May 16th

Robert Fraser

PhD Student

Tom Bolton

PhD Student

Tomos David

PhD Student


In Oxford, I act as:

– Undergraduate Tutor

  • Mechanics & Special Relativity [Physics]
  • Circuit Theory & Electromagnetism [Physics]
  • Flows, Fluctuations & Complexity [Physics]

– Undergraduate Lecturer

  • Physics of the Oceans & Atmospheres [Physics]

– Graduate Lecturer

  • Climate Dynamics & Variability [Doctoral Training Program]
  • Advanced Math & Numerical Methods [Doctoral Training Program]


Upcoming Talks

Upcoming Talks:

– Harvard, April 4

– NCAR, April 24

– U Chicago, April 27

– UCSD/Scripps, May 15

– Caltech, May 17

– AIM, July 7

– USAMOC, July 26


If you are motivated, hard-working and excited to pursue research in climate and ocean physics at Oxford, feel free to get in touch with me.

– Students:

If you have a strong math or physics background, see details on the Atmospheric, Oceanic and Planetary Physics website.

– Postdocs and Research Fellowships: Many internal and external fellowships are available if you are interested in joining our group. Please be in touch as soon as possible if you are planning to apply for the fellowships below.

  • 2 Postdoctoral Research Assistants in Climate and Ocean Physics are now advertised, with start date in spring/summer 2018

  • NERC Postdoctoral and Advanced Research Fellowships: deadline October

  • Royal Society University Research Fellowships: deadline Sep/Oct

  • Marie Curie Fellowships: deadline Sep/Oct

  • Royal Commission for the Exhibition of 1851 Research Fellowships: deadline February

  • Newton International Fellowships: deadline April

  • Leverhulme Research Fellowships: deadline Oct/Nov

  • Junior/Senior Research Fellowships at Oxford Colleges: deadline variable

  • MPLS Glasstone Research Fellowship: deadline Oct/ Nov