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Professor Claire Mahaffey BSc, PhD

Professor of Ocean Sciences Earth, Ocean and Ecological Sciences


Personal Statement

I am an observational oceanographer and Chair of Ocean Sciences.

1993-1997: Graduated with a BSc in Marine Biology with Oceanography from the School of Ocean Sciences at Bangor University, Wales.
1998-2002: Completed a PhD in Marine Biogeochemistry at the University of Liverpool.
2003-2005: Post-doctoral research associated (PDRA) at the University of Southern California, Los Angeles (USA) under the mentorship of Prof. Douglas Capone.
2005-2007: Research specialist at the University of Hawaii (USA) under the mentorship of Prof. David Karl.
2007 to present: Lecturer in Ocean Sciences at the University of Liverpool, promoted to Professor in 2018.