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Biography

Dr Tamsin Edwards is a climate scientist specialising in quantifying the uncertainties of climate model predictions, particularly for the Antarctic and Greenland ice sheet contributions to sea level rise. She was a Lead Author of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) Sixth Assessment Report  published in 2021 and a contributing Author to the IPCC Special Report on the Ocean and Cryosphere in a Changing Climate (2019). Tamsin regularly provides expert advice on climate science to the public, policymakers, media and businesses. She is an award-winning communicator, including through Twitter (@flimsin), her blog for the Public Library of Science, PLoS (All Models Are Wrong) and articles for the Guardian. She also leads the King's Climate Hub of climate change researchers. 

Tamsin also co-presents the BBC Radio 4 series “39 Ways to Save the Planet”.

Research

  • Uncertainties in modelling climate change, particularly for ice sheets and glaciers
  • Using information about past climates to improve predictions of the future 

Teaching

Postgraduate

  • 7SSG5031 Modelling Environmental Change
  • 7SSG5176 Fundamentals of Climate Change

PhD supervision

Principal supervisor

Co-supervisor 

Further details

See Tamsin's research profile