Philip Jones#


Philip Jones
Email:p.jones 'at' uea.ac.uk
Membership Number:1785
Membership type:ORDINARY
Main Country of Residence:UNITED KINGDOM
Section:EARTH & COSMIC SCIENCES
Username:pjones
Homepage: https://www.uea.ac.uk/environmental-sciences/people/profile/p-jones



Present and Previous Positions
  • 2004 Professor and Director, Climatic Research Unit, University of East Anglia, Norwich
  • 1998 - 2004 Professor and Director of External Affairs, Climatic Research Unit, School of Environmental Sciences, University of East Anglia, Norwich
  • 1994 - 1998 Reader, Climatic Research Unit, School of Environmental Sciences, University of East Anglia, Norwich
  • 1976 - 1994 Senior Research Associate, Climatic Research Unit, School of Environmental Sciences, University of East Anglia, Norwich

Fields of Scholarship
  • Climate science
  • Instrumental climate records
  • Paleoclimatology
  • Climate projections

Honours and Awards
  • Hugh Robert Mill medal from the Royal Meteorological Society for work on UK Rainfall Variability (1995)
  • Outstanding Scientific Paper Award from NOAA/ERL for Research Paper, ‘A search for human influences on the thermal structure of the atmosphere’, Nature, 382, 39-46 in 1996. (1997)
  • Norbert Gerbier – Mumm International Award for Research Paper, ‘A search for human influences on the thermal structure of the atmosphere’, Nature 382, 39-46 in 1996. (1998)
  • Hans Oeschger medal from the European Geophysical Society for work in paleoclimatology (2002)
  • International Journal of Climatology prize of the Royal Meteorological Society for papers published in the past five years in the International Journal of Climatology (2002)
  • Recognised as one of the top 0.5% of highly-cited researchers in the Geosciences field by the ISI (the institute in the US that maintains the Web of Science, where publications and citations are monitored) (2002)
  • Editor’s award from Geophysical Research Letters for conscientious and constructive reviewing (2006)
  • Asked to send details to appear in Who’s Who (2006)
  • Awarded a fellowship of the American Meteorological Society (2007)
  • Jointly received with many others (for IPCC work) the Nobel Peace Prize (2007)
  • Awarded a fellowship by the American Geophysical Union (2009)


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