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Met Office's Dame Julia Slingo DBE awarded Cabot Institute Distinguished Fellowship

Julia Slingo Cabot Fellowship award. Image credit Amanda Woodman-Hardy

Dame Julia Slingo DBE collects her award from Prof Rich Pancost, Director of the Cabot Institute Amanda Woodman-Hardy

6 February 2015

Dame Julia Slingo DBE was awarded a Cabot Institute Distinguished Fellowship on 3 February 2015 in honour of her pioneering research on weather and climate variability, especially in the tropics, and major contributions to the global climate change response.

The Cabot Institute has previously awarded Distinguished Fellowships to Prof Steve Sparks (who recently won the Vetlesen Prize), and Prof Peter Head CBE.  The Cabot Institute DIstinguished Fellowship scheme is designed to recognise the pioneering contributions to science, engineering and social sciences in respect to Cabot's key environmental themes around Future Cities, Global Change, Water, Food Security, Low Carbon Energy and Natural Hazards and Risk.

Further information

Read the blog on Julia Slingo's event by Sarah Jose - Professor Dame Julia Slingo - Modelling climate risk

Listen to the audio of Julia Slingo's talk at the Cabot Institute.  Powerpoint slides and images from the event also available.

Watch the video of Steve Sparks award of his Cabot Institute Distinguished Fellowship and his talk Understanding Volcanic Processes.

Coming soon - video of Peter Head's award and talk

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