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Senior Lecturer in Climate Science, Imperial College London

Friederike (Fredi) is a Senior Lecturer in Climate Science at the Grantham Institute at Imperial College London.

Her main research interest is on extreme weather events (droughts, heat waves, extreme precipitation), improving and developing methodologies to answer the question 'whether and to what extent external climate drivers alter the likelihood of extreme weather'. She furthermore investigates the policy implication of this emerging scientific field.

Fredi leads the international project World Weather Attribution ( which aims to provide an assessment of the human-influence on extreme weather in the immediate aftermath of the event occurring.


  • 2021–2022
    Senior lecturer, Imperial College London
  • 2018–2020
    Acting Director, Environmental Change Institute, University of Oxford