Curriculum vitae

I am a postdoctoral researcher in Physical Oceanography at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. My work uses numerical models, observations, and theory to further our understanding of complex physical phenomena in the world’s oceans.


2016 – Postdoctoral researcher at Massachusetts Institute of Technology, supervised by John Marshall


Doctor of Philosophy (DPhil), Physical Oceanography, University of Oxford, UK
Influence of eddies on vertical transport and nutrients in subtropical gyres
Professor David Marshall
2012 – 2016

Bachelor of Science with First Class Honours, Applied Mathematics, University of Tasmania, Australia
Chemical Kinetics in a Bi-Palladium Complex
Supervisors: Professor Larry Forbes and Professor Brian Yates

Bachelor of Science, Mathematics and Physics, University of Tasmania
2007 – 2010

Diploma in Languages, German, University of Tasmania
2008 – 2009


in prep Doddridge, E. W. & Marshall, D. P. Implications of eddy cancellation for the nutrient budget of subtropical gyres.
2017 Doddridge, E. W. & Marshall, J. C. (2017) Modulation of the seasonal cycle of Antarctic sea ice extent related to the Southern Annular ModeGeophysical Research Letters, 44. doi:10.1002/2017GL074319
2016 Doddridge, E. W., Marshall, D. P., & Hogg, A. McC. (2016). Eddy cancellation of the Ekman cell in subtropical gyres. Journal of Physical Oceanography, 46(10), 2995–3010. doi:10.1175/JPO-D-16-0097.1
2013 Doddridge, E. W., Forbes, L. K., & Yates, B. F. (2013). Chemical Kinetics of a Bipalladium Complex. The Journal of Physical Chemistry. A, 117(3), 541–549. doi:10.1021/jp310368g


2017 Yale University, New Haven, USA
2016 University of Cambridge, Cambridge, UK
2016 National Oceanography Centre, Southampton, UK
2015 Institute for Marine and Antarctic Studies, Hobart, Australia (slides)
2015 Australian National University, Canberra, Australia
2014 National Oceanography Centre, Southampton, UK (slides)

Selected Conferences

2017 Doddridge, E., Marshall, J., and Kelley, M., Impact of SAM on the seasonal cycle of sea ice extent around Antarctica, Southern Ocean workshop, 10-13 April 2017, NCAR, Colorado, USA (slides)
2016 Doddridge, E. and Marshall, D., Eddy mean-flow cancellation in subtropical gyres and implications for biological productivity, AGU Ocean Sciences Meeting, 21-26 February 2016, New Orleans, USA (poster)
2015 Doddridge, E. and Marshall, D., Vertical PV fluxes and gyre-scale overturnings, Challenger Society Ocean Modelling special interest group meeting, 21-22 November, Cambridge, UK (oral presentation) (slides)
2015 Doddridge, E. and Marshall, D., Meridional propagation of meridional volume transport anomalies in an idealised model, USAMOC meeting, 21-24 July, Bristol, UK (poster)
2015 Doddridge, E. and Marshall, D., Meridional propagation of meridional volume transport anomalies in an idealised model, 26th General Assembly of the International Union of Geodesy and Geophysics, 22 June – 2 July 2015, Prague, Czech Republic (oral presentation)
2014 Doddridge, E. and Marshall, D., Western boundary currents, eddies and the overturning circulation, The Challenger Society for Marine Science 2014 Conference 8-11 September 2014, Plymouth, UK (oral presentation)
2014 Doddridge, E. and Marshall, D., Western boundary currents, The Student Conference on Complexity Science 19-22 August 2014, Brighton, UK (oral presentation)
2014 Doddridge, E. and Marshall, D., Propagation of anomalies in the Atlantic meridional overturning circulation, Ocean Sciences Meeting, 23-28 February 2014, Abstract ID: 14204, Honolulu, USA (poster)

Selected Scholarships:

2012 Rhodes Scholarship (Tasmania & Magdalen, 2012)
2011 Tasmania Honours Scholarship, University of Tasmania
2010 WJ Gerlach Scholarship for Honours in Maths, University of Tasmania
2008 – 2010 Dr Peter Smith Scholarship in the Physical Sciences, University of Tasmania
2007 – 2010 Tasmanian University Scholarship, University of Tasmania

Selected Prizes:

2013 Edward Chapman Research Prize, Magdalen College, University of Oxford
2011 University Medal, the University of Tasmania’s highest undergraduate award
2011 Second place, Royal Hobart Show Creative Crafts: Collection of jams and/or jellies – 4 jars
2010 Second place, Royal Hobart Show Creative Crafts: Fruit jam
2010 Department of Education, Employment and Workplace Relations (DEEWR) Prize for the best result in KMA353 Data Handling and Statistics III, University of Tasmania
2008 Sir Phillip Fysh Prize for greatest proficiency in Physics 2, University of Tasmania
2007 Royal Australian Chemical Institute Prize for Chemistry 1, University of Tasmania
2007 Ida Williams Prize for greatest proficiency in Calculus and Applications 1, University of Tasmania
2007 Digby Fitzhardinge Memorial Prize for greatest proficiency in Physics 1, University of Tasmania

Short Courses and Summer Schools:

2016 American Geophysical Union Science Communication Workshop, New Orleans, USA
2014 Alpine Summer School: Dynamics, Stochastics and Predictability of the Climate System
2014 Introduction to Science Communication and Public Engagement, University of Oxford, UK
2014 Hartwell House Seminar: Moral Philosophy for Leaders. Weidenfeld Scholarships & Leadership Programme, Hartwell House, Buckinghamshire, UK
2013 Fluid Dynamics of Sustainability and the Environment, École Polytechnique, Paris, France

Teaching Experience:

2013 – 2015 Tutor for third-year Fluid Dynamics
University of Oxford, The Queen’s College
2012 Tutor for first-year Physics and second-year Mathematics
University of Tasmania, School of Maths and Physics
2011 – 2012 Laboratory Demonstrator for first- and second-year Chemistry
University of Tasmania, School of Chemistry
2008 – 2009 Peer Assisted Study Sessions (PASS) Leader for first-year Chemistry (2009) and first-year Calculus (2008)
University of Tasmania, Centre for the Advancement of Learning and Teaching

Selected Other Work Experience:

2012 Third Mate aboard HMB Endeavour on a twelve day voyage
2006 – 2012 Mate aboard Windeward Bound ,Duyfken, and Lady Nelson on multiple ocean and coastal voyages
2005 – 2006
Volunteer Crew member of Sail Training Vessel Windeward Bound
Boatswain from May 2006
Watch Leader from April 2005

Selected Volunteer Positions:

2017 – Postdoctoral representative on MIT Council on Family and Work
2015 Co-captain of the Rhodes XI cricket team
2013 – 2015 Captain of Magdalen MCR cricket team
2013/14 Vice-President of the Magdalen College Middle Common Room
2013/14 Speakers’ Representative for Oxford University Australia New Zealand Society
2011 – 2012 Volunteer with Tasmanian State Emergency Service Search and Rescue team
2009 – 2012 Volunteer and Board Member of the Tasmanian Sail Training Association
2010 President of the Tasmanian University Union (TUU) Maths and Physics Society