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Our team is made up of a diverse range of people from early career scientists to those with decades of experience and accolades, students, apprentices and visiting researchers. Our operations staff also play a crucial part in supporting our science and facilities. If you would like to be part of PML please visit our vacancies page or follow us on Twitter to be kept up-to-date with new opportunities.

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…Benthic marine invertebrates, particularly the hugely diverse and beautiful polychaete worms have always fascinated me, and I feel privileged to be working towards developing holistic approaches to help protect and manage the marine environment whilst inspiring others along the way.”

Louise McNeill
Benthic Ecologist and Faunal Taxonomist

People directory

Nick Buckland OBE

Board Member

Mark Butcher

Board Member

Nigel Godefroy FCA

Board Member

Paul James

Board Member

Dr Bev MacKenzie

Board Member

Janice Timberlake

Chair of the Board

Professor Icarus Allen

Chief Executive of the Plymouth Marine Laboratory and PML Applications Ltd

Roslyn Gardner

Personal Secretary and Science Support Office Manager

Duncan McFarlane

Legal Contracts Officer
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Beverly Tremain

Director of Operations & Company Secretary

Professor Steve Widdicombe

Director of Science and Deputy Chief Executive

Professor Nicola Beaumont

Head of Science - Sea and Society
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Jerry Blackford

Head of Science: Marine Systems Modelling Group
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Ben Calton

Head of Geospatial Applications
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Professor Steve Groom

Head of Science - Earth Observation
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Professor Pennie Lindeque

Head of Science: Marine Ecology and Biodiversity
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Dr Tim Smyth

Head of Science - Marine Biogeochemistry and Observations
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Dr Ruth Airs

Marine Biogeochemist and Head of Postgraduate Studies
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Dr Yuri Artioli

Marine Ecosystem Modeller
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Dr Angus Atkinson

Marine Ecologist
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Dr Elizabeth C. Atwood

Earth Observation Data Analyst
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Dr Katie Awty-Carroll

Environmental Intelligence Data Scientist
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Dr Muchamad Al Azhar

Ocean Modeller
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Dr Heather Baxter

Project Manager
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Dr Michael Bedington

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Amanda Beesley

Zooplankton analyst
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Professor Tom Bell

Ocean/atmosphere biogeochemist
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Dr Lauren Biermann

Earth Observation Scientist
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Dr Zara Botterell

Marine biologist
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Dr Sarah Breimann

Analytical chemist
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Dr Stefanie Broszeit

Marine ecosystem services researcher
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Ian Brown

Marine Chemist
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Dr Ruth Calder-Potts

Project Manager
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Dr Andrei Chuprin

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Dr Stefano Ciavatta

Merit Scientist in Marine Ecosystem Modelling
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Dr James Clark

Marine Ecosystem Modeller
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Dr Dan Clewley

Earth Observation Research Software Engineer
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Dr Matthew Cole

Senior Marine Ecologist and Ecotoxicologist
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Dr Rachel Coppock

Marine Ecologist
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Dr Giorgio Dall'Olmo

Earth Observation Scientist
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Dr Lee de Mora

Marine Ecosystem Modeller
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Dr Marius Dewar

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James Dingle

Earth Observation Data Analyst
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Andrew Edwards-Jones

Social Scientist
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Elaine Fileman

Plankton Ecologist
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Dr Helen Findlay

Biological Oceanographer
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Dr James Fishwick

Head of Smart Sound Plymouth and Head of Operations and Technology, Western Channel Observatory
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Professor Kevin Flynn

Marine Plankton Ecologist
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Dr Elizabeth Gabe-Thomas

Environmental Psychologist
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Dr Giovanni Galli

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Carolyn Harris

Analytical Chemist
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Jessica Heard

Project Manager
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Dr Frances E. Hopkins

Marine biogeochemist
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Dr Ben Howey

Earth Observation Data Analyst
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Dr Thomas Jackson

Remote Sensing and Ocean Optics Scientist
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Dr Molly James

Marine Ecosystems Modeller
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William Jay

Airborne Earth Observation Data Analyst
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Oban Jones

Marine Science and Technology Technician
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Dr Bror Jonsson

Senior scientist
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Dr Thomas Jordan

Earth Observation Scientist
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Dr Susan Kay

Numerical Modeller
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Dr Vassilis Kitidis

Marine biogeochemist
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Christina Kong

Postgraduate Fellowship
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Dr Gemma Kulk

Phytoplankton physiologist
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Dr Andrey Kurekin

Coastal Ocean Colour scientist
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Dr Peter Land

Remote Sensing Scientist
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Dr Angus Laurenson

Scientific Python Guru
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Dr Gennadi Lessin

Marine System Modeller
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Dr Junfang Lin

Earth Observation Scientist
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Dr Xiaohan Liu

Earth Observation Scientist
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Jennifer Lockett

Senior Impact Manager
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Dr Océane Marcone

Social Science Researcher
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Dr Nicola Martin

Senior Earth Observation Research Software Engineer
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Dr Victor Martinez-Vicente

Bio-optical oceanographer
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Aser Mata

Earth Observation Scientist
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Andrea McEvoy

Benthic Ecologist
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Louise McNeill

Benthic Ecologist and Faunal Taxonomist
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Thomas Mesher

Macrofaunal Ecologist
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Dr Peter Miller

Marine Earth Observation Scientist
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Dr David Moffat

Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning Data Scientist
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Joana Nunes

Benthic Ecologist
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Benjamin O'Driscoll

Data Visualisation and GIS Developer
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Silvia Pardo

Earth Observation Scientist
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Dr Helen Parry

Molecular Biologist and Physiologist
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Dr Dale Partridge

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Christine Pascoe

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Jani Pewter

Instrument and Data Technician

Dr Helen Powley

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Dr Graham Quartly

Physical oceanographer (Remote sensing)
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Dr Ana M Queirós

Marine and Climate Change Ecologist
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Dr Andy Rees

Marine biogeochemist
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Dr Olivia Rendón

Environmental Economist
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Dr Mahasweta Saha

Marine Chemical Ecologist
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Dr Sevrine Sailley

Ecosystem modeller
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Dr Shubha Sathyendranath

Merit Remote Sensing Scientist
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Dr Nick Selmes

Earth Observation Scientist
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Professor Stefan Simis

Earth Observation Scientist (inland/coastal waters)
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Dr Jozef Skakala

Ecosystem modeller
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Darren Snee

Data and Web Services Engineer
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Dr Paul J. Somerfield

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Emma Sullivan

Earth Observation Scientist
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Dr Karen Tait

Microbial Ecologist
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Dr Liz Talbot

Marine Ecologist
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Dr Glen Tarran

Marine microbial ecologist
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Dr Varunan Theenathayalan

Earth Observation Scientist
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Dr Gavin H. Tilstone

Bio-optical oceanographer
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Dr Ricardo Torres

Systems Modeller Data Assimilation
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Dr Carol Turley

Head of International Affairs
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Peter Walker

Remote Sensing scientist
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Dr Mark Warren

Remote sensing scientist
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Joanna Warwick

Post-doctoral researcher
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Michael Wathen

Research Software Engineer
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Dr Stephen Watson

Ecosystems Services Scientist
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Claire Widdicombe

Plankton Ecologist
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Dr Robert Wilson

Ecosystem Modeller
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E. Malcolm S. Woodward

Chemical oceanographer
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Dr Ming-Xi Yang

Chemical Oceanographer
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Sophie Armitage

Student Intern
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Bailey Biggar

MRes student
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Shauna Corr

PhD student
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Emilie Courtecuisse

PhD student
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Patrick Downes

PhD Student
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Heather Emberson-Marl

MSc student
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Daniel Ford

PhD Student
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Hannah Green

PhD Student

Agathe Hellich

Research assistant/intern
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Anneliese Hodge

MRes student
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George Manville

PhD student

Hayley McIlwraith

PhD student

Francesco Pallottino

PhD Student
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Paula Pereira

Research intern
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Emily Robinson

MSc student
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Oliver Thomas

PhD student
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Jasmin Urwick

PhD student
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Chris Walkinshaw

PhD Student
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Sian Coughlin

Head of Financial Services

Jacqueline Cullum

Accounts Officer

Justine Dolling

Financial Controller

Samantha Farrell

Contracts Administrator

Mihaela Panaete

Accounts Officer

Dean Richards

Finance Manager

Marta Weremczuk

Accounts Officer

James Lord

Fundraising Development Officer
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Dr Rachael Beale

Science Facilities Manager
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Graham Beddoe

Quality Manager
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Lee Merchant

Buildings and Facilities Manager
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Valerie Barlow

Human Resources Officer

Julia Davy

Head of Human Resources

Maddie Ford

Human Resources Administrator

Elizabeth Hamilton

Human Resources Manager

Suzi Shepherd

Human Resources Administrator
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Joe Bishop

Windows server systems & infrastructure specialist

Liam Gilbard

System and Applications Developer

Gary Holder

Head of ITG

John Jury

IT Customer Support Specialist

Daniel Oxenbury

Linux Support and Network Development Officer

Thecla Keizer

Deputy Head International Office & International Marketing and Business Development Executive
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Dr Carol Turley

Head of International Affairs
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Dawn Ashby

Senior Communications Officer
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Kelly-Marie Davidson

Senior Communications Officer
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Daniel Jones

Head of Marketing & Communications
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Thecla Keizer

Deputy Head International Office & International Marketing and Business Development Executive
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Jon White

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Ben Calton

Head of Geospatial Applications
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Samuel Fawcett

Applied Research Assistant
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Tim Fileman

Business Development Manager
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Stuart Heale

Applied Marine Technician
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Kim Hockley

Project Manager
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Maria Igoshina

Project Management and Administrative Support
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Dr Dimitrios Kaloudis

Research Scientist
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Dr Tom Vance

Research and Development Manager
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Anna Yunnie

Senior Applied Scientist (Marine Biologist & Ecologist)
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Professor Jim Aiken

PML Fellow
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Professor Manuel Barange

PML Fellow
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Dr Peter Claridge

PML Fellow
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Professor Bob Clarke

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Sarah Dashfield

PML Fellow
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Professor Stephen de Mora

PML Fellow
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Dr Joanna L Dixon

PML Fellow
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Dr Roger Harris

PML Fellow
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Dr Anthony Hawkins

PML Fellow
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Professor Tom Hutchinson

PML Fellow
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Professor Carole Llewellyn

PML Fellow
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Dr David Lowe

PML Fellow
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Professor Fauzi Mantoura

Honorary PML Fellow
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Professor Michael Moore

PML Fellow
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Sarah Nelms

Visiting Postdoctoral Fellow
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Professor Philip Nightingale

PML Fellow
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Professor Jan Pentreath

PML Fellow
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Professor Robin Pingree

PML Fellow
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Dr Marie-Fanny Racault

PML Honorary Fellow, based at University of East Anglia

Assistant Professor Dionysios Raitsos

PML Fellow
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Professor James Readman

PML Fellow
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Dr Rebecca Shellock

Visiting Postdoctoral Fellow
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David Smith

PML Fellow
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Dr Emily Stebbings

Visiting Postdoctoral Fellow
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Professor Arnold Taylor

PML Fellow
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Dr Reg Uncles

PML Fellow
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Dr Richard Warwick

PML Fellow
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Professor John Widdows

PML Fellow
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Fiona Beckman

POGO Communications Officer
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Karolina Iwaniak

POGO Accounts Officer
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Laura Ruffoni

POGO Administrative Assistant
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Dr Sophie Seeyave

POGO Chief Executive Officer
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Graham Beddoe

Quality Manager
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Louise Baker

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Stephanie Raw

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Christina Devereux

Science Support Administrator
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Suzanne Hawkins

Science Support Administrator
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Geri Laing

Science Support Office Administrator
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Josie Ashford

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Michael Ashford

Laboratory Cleaner
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Louise Baker

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Tristan Jaycock

Marine engineer
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Lee Merchant

Buildings and Facilities Manager
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Andrew Pawley

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Andrew Perkin

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Georgina Ramm

Maritime Apprentice
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Stephanie Raw

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Anthony Staff

Deputy Services Manager
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Gary Stevens

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Mark Wilson

Technical Services Assistant
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