The team at the Open University researching palaeoenvironmental change comprises the following academics, research staff and PhD students. Selecting an individual will provide more information on their scientific interests, expertise and teaching responsibilities together with their other webpages and social media links. Further information on the research that the team are doing can be found under themes.


Dr Pallavi Anand (Palaeoceanography, Geochemistry, Palaeoecology)

Dr Marcus Badger (Organic Geochemistry, Earth system Science)

Dr Mark Brandon (Polar Oceanography)

Dr Angela Coe (Palaeoclimatology, Sedimentology, Stratigraphy, Palaeontology)

Dr Neil Edwards (Earth System Modelling)

Tamsin Edwards (Earth System Modelling)

Dr Phil Holden (Earth System Modelling)

Dr Luke Mander (Micropalaeontology)

Dr Philip Sexton (Palaeoceanography, Micropalaeontology)

PhD STUDENTS (current)

Yasmin Bokhari Friberg (Palaeoceanography)

Julie Harrald (Sedimentology, Stratigraphy, Palynology)

Adele Julier (Palaeoecology, Plant Ecology)

Katrina Kerr (Oceanography, Micropalaeontology)

Nick Loughlin (Palaeoecology, Micropalaeontology)

Matthew Saker-Clark (Stratigraphy, Sedimentology)

Felicity Rhodes (Geochemistry)

Andreas Wernecke (Climate modelling)

Carrie Walker (Palynology)

PhD STUDENTS (recently graduated)

Frazer Bird (Palaeoecology, Palaeoclimatology)

Adele Cameron (Palaeoceanography, Geochemistry)

Adele Julier (Palaeoecology, Plant Ecology)

Alice Kennedy (Palaeoclimatology, Micropalaeontology)

Hayley Keen (Palaeoecology)

Kate Salmon (Palaeoceanography, Oceanography)


Dr Anthony Cohen (Geochemistry)

Dr Wes Frazer (Palaeoclimatology)

William Gosling

David Kemp

Dr Encarni Montoya (Palaeoecology)

Dr Phillip Jardine  (Palaeoecology, Micropalaeontology)

Postal address for all members of the team: Department of Environment, Earth and Ecosystems, The Open University, Walton Hall, Milton Keynes, MK7 6AA, UK

Open University email format: [firstname.surname]