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Academic staff

Name Position Telephone Email
Dr Yaw Adjei-Amoako Lecturer in Human Geography +44 (0)118 378 3263
Dr Stuart Black

Associate Professor in Environmental Radioactivity

Head of School 

+44 (0)118 378 8646
Dr Sophie Blackburn Lecturer in Human Geography +44 (0)118 378 5911
Professor Nicholas Branch

Professor in Palaeoecology

Head of Department of Geography and Environmental Science

+44 (0)118 378 3266
Professor Hannah Cloke Professor in Hydrology +44 (0)118 378 6974
Professor Chris Collins Professor of Environmental Chemistry +44 (0)118 378 8910
Dr Jonathan Dale Lecturer in Physical Geography  +44 (0)118 378 4837
Dr Sarah Duddigan Lecturer in Environmental Science  +44 (0)118 378 5887
Professor Ruth Evans Professor in Human Geography +44 (0)118 378 7755
Dr Rob Fry Lecturer in Geographical Systems +44 (0)118 3787972
Professor Hilary Geoghegan

Professor of Geography 

+44 (0)118 378 8915
Professor Mike Goodman Professor of Geography (Environment and Development) +44 (0)118 378 7686
Professor Sandy Harrison Professor in Global Palaeoclimates and Biogeochemical Cycles +44 (0)118 378 5258
Professor Alan Howard Professor of Geography and Higher Education +44 (0)118 378 8763
Dr Anna Jackman Lecturer in Human Geography +44 (0)118 378 3934
Dr Sally Lloyd-Evans Associate Professor in Human Geography +44 (0)118 378 5293
Dr Alison MacLeod

Associate Professor in Physical Geography

School Director of Teaching and Learning

+44 (0)118 378 7909
Professor Avril Maddrell Professor in Human Geography +44 (0)118 378 7756
Dr Sabine Mayeux Lecturer in Human Geography
Professor Frank Mayle Professor in Tropical Palaeoecology +44 (0)118 378 6260
Dr Hazel McGoff

Associate Professor in Environmental Science

School Director of Academic Tutoring

+44 (0)118 378 6743
Professor Steven Musson

Professor of Geography

+44 (0)118 378 7753
Dr Jess Neumann Associate Professor +44(0) 118 378 8912
Jim Ormond Lecturer in Corporate Social Responsibility
Dr Steve Robinson Associate Professor in Soil and Water Biogeochemistry +44 (0)118 378 6075
Dr Shovonlal Roy Associate Professor +44 (0)118 378 8944
Dr Nathan Salvidge Lecturer in Development Geography  +44 (0)118 378 5772
Professor Maria Shahgedanova Professor in Climate Science +44 (0)118 378 7745
Professor Liz Shaw Professor of Soil Microbiology and Biochemistry +44 (0)118 378 6971
Dr Mike Simmonds

Senior Project Manager QUEST

Associate Professor

+44 (0)118 378 8853
Professor Tom Sizmur Professor in Environmental Chemistry +44 (0)118 378 8913
Professor Anne Verhoef Professor of Soil Physics and Micrometeorology +44 (0)118 378 6074
Professor Andrew Wade Professor of Hydrology
+44 (0)118 378 7315
Professor Hong Yang Professor in Environmental Science +44 (0)118 378 7750

Research staff

Name Position Telephone Email
Dr Alex Adekanmbki Postdoctoral Research Associate in Soil Biogeochemistry
Dr Mohammad Ashphaq PDRA in Marine Remote Sensing and Machine Learning
Dr Trisha Bennett Community Liaison Officer
Matthew Burrows Policy Communications Manager 
Sophia Cain Science Coordinator
Sonia Duval Community Administrator, Whitley for Real Project +44 (0)118 3783271
Mary-Ann Egbudom Scientific Programmer and Data Manager
Tariq Gomma CPAR Peer Mentor
Olivia Haas PDRA in Vegetation-Fire Interactions
Sofia Iogna-Prat De Medina-Rosales Research Assistant Microplastics in Soil
Mengmeng Liu Postdoctoral Research Assistant in Paleofire Analysis
Bart Majcher Research Assistant in Canopy Processes
Dr William Mills Leverhulme Early Career Fellow
Dr Alice Mpofu-Coles Community Led Research Pilot Research Assistant
Krishna Neupane CLRP Community Researcher
Unis Nisa Whitley Community Technician - FoodSEqual
Dr Esther Oenga PDRA Participatory Action Research (PAR)
Geography & Environmental Science
Dominic Robson Data Analyst Migration
Georgina Tang Research Assistant in Plant Dynamics and Migration
Joyce Ternenge Project Officer +44 (0)118 378 3268
Dr Imelda Uwase Postdoctoral Research Associate
Dr Azin Wright PDRA Peatland Ecohydrology
Dr Gabriel Yesuf Postdoctoral Research Assistant in Environmental Modelling.
Guoxi Zhang Data Analyst
Jierong Zhao Research Assistant in Speleothem Modelling
Dr Lorna Zischka Postdoctoral Research Assistant - Whitley for Real Project +44 (0) 118 378 3286

Postgraduate research students

Name Email Project
Abraham Akyala Gender and Water in Nigeria.
Ellie Barbrook Optimizing soil nitrogen (N) in babyleaf salad crops for sustainable crop production.
Aslihan Benlioglu
Microplastic Pollution in Soil.
Selma Benyovszky Water-energy nexus in Algeria: the government water discourse and the role of the hydrocarbon sector.
Merry Crowson Capitalising on the Big Data era: establishing a multi-source monitoring framework for England's natural capital assets and flows.
Charlie Davies  Impact of Holocene land use and climate change upon Brazil’s Atlantic Forest biodiversity hotspot.
Siobhan Dolan Landslide Early Warning Systems: A new approach to landslide EWS using global scale hydro-meteorological tools with a consideration of EWS introduction to post-colonial societies.
Clare Lewis Meteosunamis in a changing climate: the future of coastal vulnerability and resilience.
Qiao Li
Assessing the evolution of supraglacial lakes and their effects on glacier melt in the High Mountain Asia using remote sensing.
Geoff Lovett Modelling the impact of planting choices and management on the delivery of multiple ecosystem services by domestic gardens.
Sharon Mandipe Image Velocimetry for Quantifying River Flow
Gaia Mortier

A Day in the Lice: Recreating Past Human and Animal Life Histories Using Arthropod Ectoparasites in Museum and Archaeological Collections.

Phiala Mehring Get your water out of my lounge: Understanding institutional constructions and public perceptions of flooding and flood risk management.
Daisy O'Neill Predicting the ecological and societal impacts of species on the move with climate change in the UK.
Isaac Ogundare
Household and Community level Adaptation to Climate Change Practices in Southwest Nigeria.
Omofolawe Otun
The effect of intercropping on soil health.
Chris Pesso High resolution mapping of fine sediment and pollutants throughout large river cross sections with innovative uncrewed survey boats; supporting improved flux estimation, habitat assessment and bathing water safety.
Victoria Robinson Atomic Archaeology - Improving In-Situ Detection Methods for the Identification and Mapping of Sub-Surface Features.
Zarina Saidaliyeva Assessment of snow, glacier and permafrost melt contributions to runoff in the Tien Shan using isotopic analysis.
Saule Suleimenova
Modelling soybean yield response to the different irrigation scenarios and small-holder farmers’ adaptation to climate change in south-eastern Kazakhstan.
Megan Sherlock The impact of planting choices on the delivery of multiple ecosystem services by domestic gardens.
Mark Turner
Rapid climate change in the last glacial period: the evidence from pollen records.
Robyn Woronka A geographical 'sense of place' can be reflected in a film, but does it consider the audience's perception of the place and the reality for the local community?

Emeritus, Honorary and Visiting Staff

Name Position Email
Professor Brian Alloway Emeritus Professor
Professor Paul Bardos Visiting Professor
Dr Sophie Bowlby Visiting research Fellow
Emeritus Professor Max Coleman Emeritus Professor
Professor Simon Dadson Visiting Professor  
Professor Brian Goodall Emeritus Professor
Professor Penny Hirsch Visiting Professor  
Professor Jane McCarthy Visiting Professor  
Professor Andy Moffat Visiting Professor
Emeritus Professor Stephen Nortcliff Emeritus Professor
Professor Margaret Oliver Emeritus Professor
Professor Richard Skeffington Emeritus Professor
Emeritus Professor Paul Whitehead Emeritus Professor
Professor Alan Wild Emeritus Professor
Professor Peter Worsley Emeritus Professor
Athena SWAN Silver Award