Professor Tim Naish’s research focuses on past, present and future climate change with specific emphasis on how the Antarctic ice sheets respond to climate change and influence global sea-level.
In the Antarctic Science Platform, Tim’s research focus is on reconstructing past Antarctic ice sheet dynamics using geological data integrated with numerical models. He is the Programme One Leader: Ocean-Ice-Atmosphere, and holds leadership positions in the World Climate Research Program and the Scientific Committee on Antarctic Research. Tim was one of the leaders in the Melting Ice and Rising Seas team that won the 2019 Prime Ministers Science. He is also co-leader for the MBIE Endeavour-funded NZ SeaRise research programme.