Dr Frances Gulland PhD, Vet MB, MRCVS (Zoology, 1978)
Frances is a veterinarian focusing on determining the impacts of human activities on wildlife health, especially marine mammals, and how marine mammals can serve as indicators of ocean health. She is a Research Associate at the University of California, Davis, School of Veterinary Medicine. She received her veterinary degree and PhD in Zoology from the University of Cambridge, U.K., in 1984 and 1991 respectively. She worked as a veterinarian and research fellow at the Zoological Society of London before moving to the USA in 1994. She then worked at The Marine Mammal Center in California for 25 years on the veterinary care of stranded marine mammals, and research into marine mammal diseases. She currently serves as Commissioner on the U.S. Marine Mammal Commission appointed by President Obama.
Professor Jon Harbor BA, MA, PhD (1979, Geography)
Inspired and mentored by Dr. Jean Grove at Girton, Jon Harbor has spent much of the last four decades engaged in research and education focused on glaciers and environmental change and management. An Emeritus Professor of Earth, Atmospheric, and Planetary Sciences at Purdue University, Jon currently serves as Provost (deputy vice-chancellor) for Purdue’s online university and co-leads an international research group investigating long-term changes of the Dronning Maud Land sector of the east Antarctic ice sheet. He is a Fellow of the Royal Geographical Society and a Fellow of the American Association of Geographers.
Professor Emeritus Dr Atsumu Ohmura B.Sc, M.Sc, Dr.sc.nat
Atsumu Ohmura is an outstanding climatologist and cryospheric scientist. He is professor emeritus of the Institute for Atmospheric and Climatic Science at ETH Zurich, where he was the leader of the Institute's Climate Research Group. He is a former Brenda Ryman Visiting Fellow of Girton College and has been a visiting professor at several European and Japanese Universities. Atsumu was elected fellow of the Arctic Institute of North America in 1988 and a recipient of the 1991 Horiuchi Prize of the Japan Meteorological Society, the JSPS Award for Eminent Scientists of the Japan Society for the Promotion of Science in 2001 and the Norbert Gerbier-Mumm International Prize of the World Meteorological Organization in 2006. He is a member of Academia Europaea and Honorary Member of the International Association of Cryospheric Sciences (IUGG/ICSU)
Dr Roland Randall MA, MSc (McGill), PhD, C Env, FIEEM, MBACP (Accred), FCIEEM
Roland is a Life Fellow of Girton College, was DoS in Geography, Tutor and Graduate Tutor. Research in coastal ecology, geomorphology. Consultant to English Nature and Scottish Natural Heritage.