Associate Professor in Earth Observations
Department of Physics and Astronomy
University of Leicester, Leicester, UK

Last Updated: October 12, 2018.

Complete CV can be downloaded here [PDF].


Address: Michael Atiyah Building, Victoria Park Rd, Leicester LE1 7RH

Phone: +44 (0)116 229 7711

Email: eloise.marais [at] le [dot] ac [dot] uk

URL: maraisresearchgroup.co.uk



Research Fellow, Geography, Earth and Environmental Sciences, U. Birmingham (2016-2018).

Postdoctoral Fellow, School of Engineering and Applied Sciences, Harvard University (2014-2016).


Ph.D., Earth and Planetary Sciences, Harvard Univerisity (2014).
M.Sc., Chemistry, Rhodes University, South Africa (2008).
B.Sc. Hons, Chemistry, University of KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa (2004).
B.Sc, Chemistry, Chemical Technology, and Drama Studies, University of Natal, South Africa (2003).


International GEOS-Chem Steering Committee Co-Chair (current).

U. Birmingham Air Pollution seminar series Chair (2016-2017).

Harvard Atmospheric Science seminar series Chair (2014-2015).
Regular reviewer of journal articles, research grants, and assessment reports (current).


South African National Research Foundation postdoctoral, Ph.D, M.Sc, and B.Sc Hons fellowships.
Schlumberger Faculty for the Future postdoctoral fellowship.
Harvard Center for the Environment Ph.D Fellowship.
Fulbright Science and Technology Ph.D Fellowship.
Rhodes University Henderson M.Sc Scholarship.

German DAAD Scarce Skills M.Sc Scholarship.


American Meteorological Society (AMS) 98th Annual Meeting, Austin, TX (2018).

American Geophysical Union (AGU) Annual General Meeting, New Orleans, LA (2017).

NASA ATom Science Team Meeting, Boulder, CO (2017).

Faraday Discussion, York, UK (2017).

Health Effects Institute Annual Conference, Denver, CO (2016).
SEAC4RS Science Team Meeting, Pasadena, CA (2015).

International GEOS-Chem Meetings, Cambridge, MA (2009, 2011, 2013, 2015, 2017).
European Geophysical Union General Meeting, Vienna, Austria (2012, 2013, 2017).
NASA Aura Science Team Meetings (2010, 2011, 2012, 2014).
Gordon Research Conference on Biogenic Hydrocarbons and the Atmosphere (2010, 2012).
AMS 1st Conference on Atmospheric Biogeosciences, Boston, MA (2012).
AGU Annual General Meeting, San Francisco, CA (2008).


American Geophysical Union
European Geophysical Union

American Meteorological Society
Royal Society of Chemistry

Earth Science Women's Network
South African Association of Women Graduates
Fulbright Alumni Association