Dr Philip Goodwin

Associate Professor

Research interests

  • Philip has a number of research interests spanning climate and the carbon cycle:
  • (1) Earth’s coupled physical climate and biogeochemical system;
  • (2) The Anthropocene (including surface warming, sea level rise and ocean acidification);

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Accepting applications from PhD students.

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Dr Philip Goodwin is Associate Professor in Earth System Dynamics within Ocean and Earth Science, National Oceanography Centre Southampton at the University of Southampton. His work focusses on the links between the carbon cycle and climate, both over past geological timescales and into the future.


MSci in Physics, Imperial College, 2003
PhD in Earth Science, University of Liverpool, 2008
Postdoctoral Research Associate, University of East Anglia, 2008-2011
NERC Postdoctoral Research Fellow and Herchel Smith Postdoctoral Fellow, University of Cambridge, 2011-2013
NERC Postdoctoral Research Fellow, University of Southampton, 2013-2014

Lecturer in Ocean Science, University of Southampton, 2014-2019

Associate Professor in Earth System Dynamics, 2019-present