Professor and Canada 150 Chair, Department of Environment and Geography, University of Manitoba
Julienne is an internationally acclaimed researcher in the field of climate science, studying sea-ice using remote sensing, climate change and its impacts on native communities. She received her PhD in Geography from the University of Colorado Boulder and became a research scientist at the National Snow and Ice Data Center. Today, Julienne is a Professor of Polar Observation & Modelling at UCL and holds a Senior Canada 150 Research Chair at the University of Manitoba. She has successfully secured funding from a variety of the most prestigious funders in the highly competitive field of climate science, such as NASA, the NSF and NERC. The work she has undertaken during these funded projects has not only contributed to the scientific community with publications in Science, Nature Climate Change and Proceedings of the National Academy of Science, but has been featured in numerous magazines, radio shows and television documentaries.