About Professor Mark Brandon

A Professor in Polar Oceanography at The Open University, Mark Brandon has over 25 years’ experience of leading successful large projects in research and teaching. He is one of two STEM Open Media Fellows, responsible for co‐ordinating and leading free learning and broadcast across The Open University’s Faculty of Science, Technology Engineering and Mathematics (STEM). Professor Brandon won the 2012 Times Higher Education award for Most Innovative Teacher of the Year and his main research interest is polar oceans and the physical processes that happen in them. His research has informed several BBC programmes such as Blue Planet, Blue Planet II, Frozen Planet, Earth from Space and Coast.

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Two former OU PhD students selected by NASA for outstanding research

Two academics who did their PhDs in planetary sciences at the OU, have been selected by NASA to be funded to advance their research.

7th April 2020
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