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Press Office contacts

Our Press Office Team

The BAS Communications Team manages all media relations activity.  We write and issue press releases and news stories about our latest research or operational activity.  We arrange interviews with science and support teams, filming at our Cambridge offices, in the Antarctic or Arctic, and can give background briefing on all topics.


Email: p[email protected]

Science media enquiries:

Athena Dinar

Athena Dinar Senior Science Communication Press & PR Manager

Email: [email protected] Telephone: +44 (0) 1223 221441 Mobile: +44 (0) 7909 008516

Corporate and operational media enquiries:

Sarah Vincent

Sarah Vincent, Senior Corporate and Internal Communications Manager

Email: [email protected] Tel: 01223 221445; Mobile: 07850 541910

New Polar Ship media enquiries:

Linda Capper

Linda Capper, Head of Communications

Email: [email protected];  Tel: 01223 221448; Mobile: 07714 233744

Layla Batchellier

Layla Batchellier, Communications and Engagement Manager

Email: [email protected] Tel: 01223 221506