About The Met Office Academic Partnership


The Met Office is a world leader in weather and climate services. 

The Met Office Academic Partnership brings together the Met Office with leading UK universities to advance the skill of weather and climate prediction. The University of Birmingham is one of a select group of eight universities that make up the partnership, along with;

  • University of Oxford
  • University of Exeter
  • University College London
  • University of Leeds
  • University of Reading
  • University of Bristol
  • University of Edinburgh

Together we are:

  1. Maintaining the UK’s excellence in Weather and Climate Science and Services
  2. Investing in the next generation of science leaders in Weather and Climate Science
  3. Supporting activity that contributes to the the broader Met Office Research and Innovation Strategy 

Working across the Birmingham Institute for Sustainability and Climate Action, The Institute for Interdisciplinary Data Science and AI and more broadly, the University of Birmingham brings its expertise to the partnership in the following areas: 

  • Hazard to Decision Making
  • Fusing Simulation with Data Sciences
  • Capturing Environmental Complexity
  • Advancing Observations 

Further details on the partnership