Leadership teams

Teamwork is at the heart of everything that we do.  Strategic direction for our scientific, operational and business teams is set by our leadership teams.

We work in partnership with NERC, external advisors and leading international research and operational organisations to ensure that we meet the highest standards in scientific excellence, operational efficiency and business management.

BAS Business Mangement Team meeting
BAS Business Management Team meeting

NERC Arctic Office

The NERC Arctic Office, at BAS, manages the UK Arctic Research Station at Ny-Ålesund on Svalbard and is closely linked to the NERC Arctic Research Programme

IPCC: Polar scientists welcome Climate Change Assessment 

9 August, 2021

CAMBRIDGE: British Antarctic Survey welcomes the publication of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) Working Group 1 component of its Sixth Assessment Report.  This assessment brings together the latest advances in …

British Antarctic Survey statement on Black Lives Matter

10 June, 2020

British Antarctic Survey supports and endorses the UKRI statement on Black Lives Matter. We embrace and recognise the importance of taking a stand against racism and strive for diversity and equality of opportunity, and are committed to building inclusive and diverse teams that represent all backgrounds. 

NEWS STORY: UK leading scientists listed

16 January, 2014

A list published this week by the Science Council features British Antarctic Survey Director, Professor Jane Francis as one of 100 UK leading practising scientists The list is the result …

NEWS STORY: Evaluation shows BAS in good light

5 August, 2013

Independent evaluation of British Antarctic Survey research excellence The outcome of an independent evaluation of the research excellence within NERC (Natural Environment Research Council) Research Centres is published today. The …