Becky received her BSc in Ocean and Earth Science from the University of Liverpool. After a few years out of study she chose to return and work toward a Masters in Ocean Science from the University of Southampton, which she completed in 2009. In early 2010 she came to BIOS for a 3-month internship, at the end of which she was invited to stay on as full-time staff in the Marine Biogeochemistry Lab, where she also undertakes work for ICESCAPE

She works both in the lab and at sea collecting and analyzing sea water samples for dissolved inorganic carbon and total alkalinity to inform research into the ocean carbon system and the effects of climate change on the ocean.