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Dr Jaci Brown is the Research Director for the Climate Science Centre in CSIRO's Ocean and Atmosphere Business Unit.

Jaci's research has spanned tropical oceanography, climate projections, fisheries, high resolution ocean defence tools, and seasonal atmospheric processes in Australia.

Her previous role was as a team leader in the Agriculture and Food Business Unit. Here Jaci lead the Weather and Climate Decisions Team. This team focused on delivering actionable weather and climate knowledge to stakeholders.

Current Roles

  • Member
    AMOS Equity and Diversity Committee

  • Member
    CLIVAR ENSO in a Changing Climate Research Focus Group

  • Lead
    Lead Expert Panel on Climate Variability for the Australian Meteorological and Oceanographic Society

  • Committee Member
    Managing Climate Variability Technical Committee

  • Instigator and Champion
    A&F and L&W Womens Mentoring Network

Achievements and Awards

  • 2018-2018

    CSIRO award for convening the A&F external review session on innovation capability

  • 2017-2017

    CSIRO award for Collaboration and Teamwork

  • 2015-2015

    Finalist for the APEC science prize for innovation, research and education

  • 2014-2014

    Theo-Murphy High Flyers Think Tank on Climate change challenges to health: risks and opportunities.
    Australian Academy of Science

  • 2012-2012

    Frohlich Fellowship for visiting scientist

  • 2011-2011

    CSIRO Payne-Scott Award

Community and Corporate Citizenship

  • 2014-2016

    Lead the Hobart Women's Forum

  • 2005-2005

    Scientist in Residence, Ogilvie High School

  • 2018-2019

    Instigated and ran the Women's Mentoring Network at CSIRO