Prof Emily Shuckburgh

Director of Cambridge Zero

Prof Emily Shuckburgh, Director of Cambridge Zero

Emily is a climate scientist and mathematician, a Fellow of the Cambridge Institute for Sustainability Leadership, an Associate Fellow of the Centre for Science and Policy, and a Fellow of the British Antarctic Survey. Emily is also Professor of Environmental Data Science at the Department of Computer Science and Technology. She leads the UKRI Centre for Doctoral Training on the Application of AI to the study of Environmental Risks. A polar expert, Emily previously led a UK national research programme on the Southern Ocean and its role in climate. In 2016 she was awarded an OBE for services to science and the public communication of science. Emily is co-author with HRH The Prince of Wales and Tony Juniper of the Ladybird Book on Climate Change.