About our team

Lead Educator


Professor Rachel Mills is Dean of the Faculty of Natural and Environmental Sciences at the University of Southampton, and the President of the Challenger Society for Marine Science. She researches the earth-ocean system, using geochemical techniques to understand how material is transported from the sea floor into the oceans and its impact on life processes.


Mentor (facilitation) team

Our mentor team respond to Learners’ queries in the course during the live run and also contribute to the blog. They are all PhD students/Postdoctoral researchers at NOCS – the National Oceanography Centre, Southampton.