Former staff
Left to work at ClimateCare, Oxford


  • Naomi Hicks

    Former Public Communications Manager

    Naomi joined the Grantham Research Institute in June 2011 and headed up the Institute’s public communications programme up until October 2014. Naomi went on to work for consulting firm ClimateCare.


    Naomi has a background in environment and development. Prior to joining the Institute, Naomi was a Project Director at social change communications consultancy Forster, where she led a range of NGO, government and private sector campaigns, research and strategic consultancy projects.

    She has also completed a number of international work placements, including a research placement at a leading coastal management centre in Australia and at the United Nations Environment Programme in Washington DC.

    Naomi holds a masters with distinction from the London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE) in Population and Development, and a first class Geography degree from the University of Southampton. She is an accredited member of the Chartered Institute of Public Relations and a Fellow of the Royal Geographical Society.


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    Policy publications  1 October, 2013

    Recent and future changes in the global and UK climate

    The Fifth Assessment Report of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) is the most comprehensive assessment of the physical science basis of climate change that has ever been written. … read more »

    Policy publications  23 September, 2013

    The IPCC report-writing process

    This briefing note summarises the report-writing process for the IPCC assessment reports, ahead of the launch of the IPCC’s fifth assessment report (AR5), which is released at the … read more »

    Policy publications  1 June, 2013

    Submission to inquiry on ‘Climate: public understanding and policy implications’ by the House of Commons Select Committee on Science and Technology

    Submission begins with a summary of the importance of public understanding of climate change, before considering some of the latest research on the state of public understanding of the science … read more »

    Policy publications  1 April, 2013

    Climate change in the National Curriculum in England: Submission to a consultation by the Department for Education

     This paper responds to a Department of Education consultation on proposed reforms to the National Curriculum in England and Wales, specifically in the context of climate change teaching … read more »

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    Commentary  24 January, 2014

    Behind the headlines: EU 2030 package

    This week the European Commission unveiled its proposed package of energy and climate policies up to 2030, with the aim of ensuring a secure, cost-effective energy supply and continued transition … read more »


    Commentary  23 April, 2013

    Behind the headlines: climate change and the National Curriculum

    Last week saw the closure of the consultation on the Government’s planned changes to the National Curriculum for pupils aged under 14 in England. The newspaper headlines of the last few weeks … read more »

    Commentary  12 April, 2013

    Behind the headlines: bird fatalities and wind turbines

    Once again, it’s been a busy couple of weeks in the national headlines for wind farms, with both the Daily Mail and The Telegraph putting the spotlight on the impacts of turbines on rare … read more »

    Announcement  14 January, 2013

    New public event: Grantham to join expert panel at annual Oxford student climate change

    On 26 January, Institute members Sam Fankhauser and Naomi Hicks will be joining a number of environment experts at the Said Business School to present at the annual Oxford Climate … read more »

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    Public Lectures 20 Nov 2013

    Climate Change and Cocktails

    Speakers: Included David Stainforth, Naomi Hicks, Maria Carvalho, Amelia Sharman, David Wilson and Murray Collins Climate change experts from the Grantham Research Institute at the LSE and at Imperial College … read more »

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