Academic staff in the School of Geography, Earth and Environmental Sciences 

Head of School

Professor David Hannah

Professor David Hannah

Head of School
Professor of Hydrology

School of Geography, Earth and Environmental Sciences

Professor David Hannah - Research in 60 seconds videoDavid is a physical geographer with interdisciplinary research interests focusing on 3 complementary themes within hydroclimatology (interface between hydrology-climatology): (1) hydroclimatological processes within alpine, Arctic, mountain and glacierized river basins; (2) climate and river flow regimes; and (3) river energy budget and thermal dynamics. He has cross-cutting ...

Telephone
+44 (0)121 41 44173
Email
d.m.hannah@bham.ac.uk

 

Academic staff

Dr Mohamed A. Abdallah

Dr Mohamed A. Abdallah

Marie-Curie Research Fellow

School of Geography, Earth and Environmental Sciences

Dr Mohamed Abdallah has a wide experience in applying various mass spectrometric techniques for analysis of trace levels of environmental contaminants in biotic and abiotic matrices including different human tissues. He has also made contributions to the field of human exposure to persistent organic pollutants using various exposure and pharmacokinetic models.

Telephone
+44 (0)121 414 7297
Email
m.abdallah@bham.ac.uk

Dr Salim Alam

Dr Salim Alam

Research Fellow

School of Geography, Earth and Environmental Sciences

Dr Alam’s research focuses on understanding the chemistry of key atmospheric pollutants. His research involves interpreting laboratory and field measurements using numerical modelling, and improving the accuracy of chemistry within atmospheric models.

Telephone
+44 (0) 121 414 7297
Email
m.s.alam@bham.ac.uk

Dr Paul Anderson

Dr Paul Anderson

Teaching Associate

School of Geography, Earth and Environmental Sciences

Paul lectures in a variety of areas of Earth Sciences, specialising in ores and igneous/metamorphic processes.  He is Module Leader for three modules, including a specialised third- and fourth-year module in ore minerals.  He is Year Tutor for first- and second-year Earth Science students, which involves providing academic assistance and arranging Welcome Week for newly arriving ...

Telephone
+44 (0)121 414 6154
Email
p.e.anderson@bham.ac.uk

Dr Lauren Andres

Dr Lauren Andres

Lecturer in Spatial Planning

School of Geography, Earth and Environmental Sciences

Lauren Andres - Research in 60 seconds videoLauren Andres is an urban planner with substantive academic expertise in the field of urban and economic geography. Her fields of interest include the policies and governance process of urban and economic regeneration and broadly the understanding of the role of (temporary) creative uses and intermediaries in shaping spaces and making places. In addition she is also interesting in assessing the ...

Telephone
+44 (0)121 414 5021
Email
l.andres@bham.ac.uk

Dr Austin Barber

Dr Austin Barber

Senior Lecturer in Urban Development and Planning

School of Geography, Earth and Environmental Sciences

Austin is an experienced teacher, researcher and writer who brings a passion for cities and urban life to all aspects of his professional work. He has played a leading role in development of planning education at the University of Birmingham and has established a research profile in the planning and regeneration of city centres and inner cities in Britain, Europe and North America.

Telephone
+44 (0)121 414 2984
Email
a.r.g.barber@bham.ac.uk

Dr Nicholas Barrand

Dr Nicholas Barrand

Lecturer in Geosciences

School of Geography, Earth and Environmental Sciences

Nick is a glaciologist, specialising in mass balance and dynamics of the Earth's glaciers and ice sheets. His research aims to understand how and why Earth's land ice cover is changing and the impact of these changes on global sea levels. This research involves application and analysis of airborne and satellite remote sensing tools, in situ measurements and numerical models.

Telephone
+44 (0)121 414 3103
Email
n.e.barrand@bham.ac.uk

Dr Rebecca Bartlett

Dr Rebecca Bartlett

Lecturer in Biogeochemistry

School of Geography, Earth and Environmental Sciences

Rebecca is a biogeochemist, specialising in nutrient cycling and environmental change in modern and past environments. Her research focuses on the biogeochemistry of peats, soils and sediments during environmental disturbance; the subsurface microbial response to natural and anthropogenic changes in atmospheric sulphur deposition, temperature, storms and floods, mineral reactivity and chemical ...

Telephone
+44 (0)121 4144181
Email
r.bartlett@bham.ac.uk

Dr Lesley Batty

Dr Lesley Batty

Senior Lecturer in Environmental Science

School of Geography, Earth and Environmental Sciences

Lesley Batty is a Senior Lecturer in Environmental Science (teaching focussed) and brings her enthusiasm and expertise in this area to all aspects of her work. She is also Senior Tutor for GEES, responsible for ensuring that all our students have a great experience during their studies in the School.

She has a particular interest in the ecology of industrial pollution and has spent a lot of ...

Telephone
+44 (0)121 41 47874
Email
l.c.batty@bham.ac.uk

Hazel Beaumont

Hazel Beaumont

Teaching Fellow in Earth Sciences and Geography

School of Geography, Earth and Environmental Sciences

Hazel has a teaching orientated post here, but is a highly active academic having convened the British Sedimentological Research Group’s AGM in Dec, 2015. Her research involves facies and architectural element analysis on the fluvial Cretaceous-aged system within the Barmer Basin, India.

Hazel’s affiliations are:

  • British Sedimentological Research Group (BSRG) – Postgraduate ...

Telephone
+44 (0)121 414 6807
Email
h.beaumont@bham.ac.uk

Dr Mike Beazley

Dr Mike Beazley

Senior Lecturer
Director of the Centre for Urban and Regional Studies
Undergraduate Admissions Tutor (Planning programmes)

School of Geography, Earth and Environmental Sciences

Mike is Director of Learning and Teaching and Director of Undergraduate Studies at CURS. He is heavily involved in both undergraduate and postgraduate teaching and in research student supervision.

Telephone
+44 (0)121 414 3278
Email
m.j.beazley@bham.ac.uk

Dr David Beddows

Dr David Beddows

NCAS Researcher

School of Geography, Earth and Environmental Sciences

David is staff member of the National Center of Atmospheric Sciences (NCAS) working at Birmingham University. His interests are in the research and development of scientific instrumentation, novel multivariate data analysis algorithms and atmospheric modelling tools used for the interpretation of data collected from atmospheric aerosols.

Email
d.c.beddows@bham.ac.uk

Daniel Johannes Befort

Research Associate

School of Geography, Earth and Environmental Sciences

Daniel Befort is a meteorologist specialized in climate variability of extreme events. His current research focuses on the representation of extra-tropical cyclones and wind storms affecting the European region in state-of-the-art seasonal forecasting systems to identify mechanisms steering the inter-annual variability of these extreme events .

Telephone
+44 (0)121 414 7960

Dr Simon Bell

Dr Simon Bell

Research Fellow

School of Geography, Earth and Environmental Sciences

Dr Simon Bell’s research revolves around the Wintersense project, an ‘Internet of Things’ approach to sensing road surface temperatures. He aims to have a dense network of low-cost, Wi-Fi enabled, contactless sensors deployed across Birmingham by the end of 2015.

Simon has a strong background in the use of low-cost sensing for measuring weather conditions. He is also an ...

Telephone
+44 (0) 121 414 9005
Email
s.j.bell@bham.ac.uk

Dr James Bendle

Dr James Bendle

Reader (Associate Professor) in Organic Geochemistry
Director of the Central England NERC Training Alliance (CENTA)

School of Geography, Earth and Environmental Sciences

60 second video iconJames is a paleoclimatologist, specialising in molecular organic geochemistry (e.g. molecular climatology). His research is focused on Cenozoic and Holocene climate evolution, high-resolution palaeoclimatology and biomarker proxy development.

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Telephone
+44 (0)121 414 6156
Email
j.bendle@bham.ac.uk

Professor William Bloss

Professor William Bloss

Professor of Atmospheric Science
Deputy Head of School

School of Geography, Earth and Environmental Sciences

Atmospheric processing controls the current and future composition of our atmosphere, and affects human and environmental health, air quality and climate. My research group addresses three areas of atmospheric chemistry central to these impacts :

  • Measurement and interpretation of ozone production in the atmospheric boundary layer
  • Sources and sinks for atmospheric oxidants: Impacts upon urban ...

Telephone
+44 (0)121 414 2558
Email
w.j.bloss@bham.ac.uk

Dr Ian Boomer

Dr Ian Boomer

Senior Research Fellow

School of Geography, Earth and Environmental Sciences

Ian is a micropalaeontologist who studies calcareous benthic microfossils, particularly ostracods (microscopic Crustacea), but also foraminifera, to reconstruct past environments. His work spans much of the last 200 million years of earth history, with projects as diverse as the late-glacial history of lakes in Scotland and the vast inland seas of the Ponto-Caspian region, to sea-level change ...

Telephone
+44 (0)121 414 5536 (Office)/+44 (0)121 414 2866 (Lab)
Email
i.boomer@bham.ac.uk

Dr Chris Bradley

Dr Chris Bradley

Senior Lecturer

School of Geography, Earth and Environmental Sciences

Chris has been a lecturer in Geography and Environmental Science at the University of Birmingham from 1994 and became Senior Lecturer from 2007.

Telephone
+44 (0)121 414 8097
Email
c.bradley@bham.ac.uk

Dr Richard Butler

Dr Richard Butler

Senior Research Fellow and Academic Keeper, Lapworth Museum of Geology

School of Geography, Earth and Environmental Sciences

Richard Butler - Research in 60 seconds videoRichard is a vertebrate palaeontologist with expertise in the systematics, evolution and biogeography of late Palaeozoic to Mesozoic reptiles. His current research programme aims to establish major patterns and drivers of terrestrial biodiversity change, as exemplified by four-limbed vertebrates (tetrapods), over the last 375 million years. He is also interested in the origin and ...

Telephone
+44 (0)121 414 5539
Email
r.butler.1@bham.ac.uk

Dr David Button

Dr David Button

Postdoctoral Research Fellow

School of Geography, Earth and Environmental Sciences

Dr David Button is interested in the macroevolutionary and ecological signals present in the vertebrate fossil record, and in particular with the evolution of herbivory. He is currently working with Dr Richard Butler investigating biogeographic patterns observed in latest Palaeozoic and early Mesozoic terrestrial vertebrates.

Email
d.j.button@bham.ac.uk

Dr Xiaoming Cai

Dr Xiaoming Cai

Senior Lecturer
Senior Examination Officer for Geography, Earth and Environmental Sciences

School of Geography, Earth and Environmental Sciences

Dr Xiaoming Cai has over 20 years experience of research in large-eddy simulation (LES) of turbulence in the atmospheric boundary layer and in urban street canyons, dispersion of air pollutants in urban environment, and numerical modelling of meso-scale systems.

Telephone
0121 414 5533
Email
x.cai@bham.ac.uk

Professor Lee Chapman

Professor Lee Chapman

Professor of Climate Resilience
Director of Knowledge Transfer (College of Life and Environmental Sciences)

School of Geography, Earth and Environmental Sciences

Lee Chapman - Research in 60 seconds videoProfessor Lee Chapman’s research interests are at the interface of climatology and engineering investigating the impact of weather and climate on the built environment; an important research area given the ever-increasing concentration (and vulnerability) of the population and critical infrastructure in urban areas. This covers a range of topics and sub-disciplines including ...

Telephone
0121 414 7435
Email
l.chapman@bham.ac.uk

Dr Julian Clark

Senior Lecturer

School of Geography, Earth and Environmental Sciences

Julian Clark researches the political geographies of Europe, the governance of natural resources, and the interrelations between political geography and political science. He has written widely on political geography and environmental governance, and has research monographs published with Oxford University Press and Routledge.

Telephone
+44 (0)121 414 6262
Email
j.r.a.clark@bham.ac.uk

Dr Roger Close

ERC Research Fellow

School of Geography, Earth and Environmental Sciences

Dr Roger Close is a quantitative palaeobiologist. His research interests focus on macroevolutionary patterns, particularly those related to phenotypic evolution and taxonomic diversity.

Email
closera@bham.ac.uk

Dr Leigh Crilley

Dr Leigh Crilley

Research Fellow in Atmospheric Chemistry

School of Geography, Earth and Environmental Sciences

Leigh Crilley is a chemist specializing in the field of air pollution/atmospheric chemistry. His current research involves investigating the rate of ozone production in the boundary layer using in situ field measurements

Telephone
+44 (0)121 414 5523
Email
l.crilley@bham.ac.uk

Dr Mark Cuthbert

Dr Mark Cuthbert

Research Fellow and Visiting Lecturer

School of Geography, Earth and Environmental Sciences

Mark Cuthbert’s research is currently focussed on coupled hydrological-climate process dynamics in order: to understand and quantify groundwater sustainability, particularly in drylands; to improve interpretations of terrestrial paleoclimate proxy archives; to understand Quaternary paleoenvironments and how they influenced our evolution as a species.

Please get in touch for more ...

Telephone
+44 (0)121 41 46167
Email
m.cuthbert@bham.ac.uk

Dr Thom Davies

Dr Thom Davies

Research Fellow

School of Geography, Earth and Environmental Sciences

Website: www.thomdavies.com

Thom Davies is a human geographer interested in how people experience and informally negotiate exclusion, disaster and marginalisation. He is currently working on ESRC funded research in the new Calais migrant camp known as the ‘New Jungle’.

His CEELBAS funded doctoral research investigates the ongoing social and economic fallout of the 1986 nuclear ...

Telephone
+44 (0)121 414 3282/+44 (0)7941 981 110
Email
t.m.davies@bham.ac.uk

Dr Rosie Day

Dr Rosie Day

Senior Lecturer in Environment and Society

School of Geography, Earth and Environmental Sciences


Rosie Day is an environmental human geographer interested in various aspects of peoples experience of, and engagement with, the wider environment. Much of her work has been in the area of environmental inequalities and environmental justice where she has developed a particular theme on ageing and environmental issues. She is currently largely focused on research to do with energy ...

Telephone
+44 (0)121 41 48096
Email
r.j.day@bham.ac.uk

Dr Juana Maria Delgado-Saborit

Dr Juana Maria Delgado-Saborit

Lecturer in Environmental Health

School of Geography, Earth and Environmental Sciences

Dr Delgado-Saborit is an expert in exposure assessment studies using different sampling and analytical techniques to characterize inhalation doses, personal exposures and environmental levels of air pollutants. She has expertise in chemical speciation for source identification. She has coordinated large projects involving recruiting and sampling with subjects, sampling in a wide range of indoor ...

Telephone
+44 (0)121 41 45427
Email
delgadjm@bham.ac.uk

Dr Surindar Kishen Dhesi

Dr Surindar Kishen Dhesi

Lecturer, Occupational Health, Safety and Environment

School of Geography, Earth and Environmental Sciences

Dr Surindar Dhesi is an environmental health lecturer, researcher and active practitioner and leads the MSc Science of Occupational Health, Safety and Environment course. She has several years’ experience of working in Local Authority enforcement roles, including a period on secondment to the Health and Safety Executive. She has also worked as a consultant in the private sector. Her ...

Telephone
+44 (0)121 414 7751
Email
s.k.dhesi@bham.ac.uk

Simon Dixon

Simon Dixon

Postdoctoral Research Fellow

School of Geography, Earth and Environmental Sciences

Simon is a fluvial geomorphology researcher who has worked on quantifying the impacts of river restoration on changing flood risk, as well as the organization and transport of wood in small rivers during floods. He is currently working on the NERC “MegaScours” project looking at river confluences in the world’s largest rivers.

Email
s.j.dixon@bham.ac.uk

Dr Steve Dugdale

Dr Steve Dugdale

Research Fellow

School of Geography, Earth and Environmental Sciences

Steve is a physical geographer interested in the application of remote sensing to understand the links between physical stream processes and fluvial ecology.  His current research focuses on quantifying the mechanisms driving temperature patterns in rivers and their influence on aquatic ecosystems.

Telephone
+44 (0)121 414 8144
Email
s.j.dugdale@bham.ac.uk

Dr Tom Dunkley Jones

Dr Tom Dunkley Jones

Birmingham Fellow

School of Geography, Earth and Environmental Sciences

Tom is a micropalaeontologist and paleoceanograher specializing in the study of fossil coccolithophore algae. His research interests are focused on the warm-climate states of the Paleogene period and include the evolution, systematics and ecology of coccolithophores. Tom has also worked on the paleoceanography and paleoclimates of large climate perturbations, including the Eocene/Oligocene ...

Telephone
+44 (0)121 414 6751
Email
t.dunkleyjones@bham.ac.uk

Dr Warren Eastwood

Dr Warren Eastwood

Lecturer

School of Geography, Earth and Environmental Sciences

Warren Eastwood is a biogeographer and palaeoecologist who researches past environmental change for the last 25,000 years or so in the eastern Mediterranean region. His main specialism is elucidating natural versus human-induced vegetation change using pollen analysis (palynology). His research interests also include the impact of major volcanic eruptions and tephrochronology of volcanic ash ...

Telephone
+44 (0)121 41 48079
Email
w.j.eastwood@bham.ac.uk

Dr Kirsty Edgar

Dr Kirsty Edgar

Leverhulme Early Career Research Fellow and Proleptic Lecturer in Micropalaeontology

School of Geography, Earth and Environmental Sciences

Kirsty is a micropalaeontologist and palaeoceanographer, specialising in planktic foraminifer and foraminifer-based geochemical records. She is interested in understanding the timing and nature of the interaction between global climate, geochemical cycling, and biota during the Cenozoic. A major research focus is elucidating the dynamics and consequences of transient climate events in the ...

Telephone
+44 (0)121 414 6163
Email
k.m.edgar@bham.ac.uk

Dr Steven Emery

Dr Steven Emery

Lecturer in Environment and Society
Undergraduate Admissions Tutor (Geography programmes)

School of Geography, Earth and Environmental Sciences

Steven is an interdisciplinary environmental researcher with a broad interest in human-environment relations. His work is informed by rural geography, social anthropology and rural sociology and focuses on the relationship between sociocultural values and environmental practices, interventions, policies and governance. He has applied this approach most especially to the study of agriculture, ...

Telephone
+44(0)121 414 5525
Email
s.emery@bham.ac.uk

Professor Ian Fairchild

Professor Ian Fairchild

Professor of Geosystems

School of Geography, Earth and Environmental Sciences

Ian Fairchild is a geoscientist with broad interests in the geochemistry of the Earth’s surface, climate change and Quaternary and Neoproterozoic earth history. He employs this breadth of knowledge in teaching, in public outreach, and professional activities such as examining and research assessment. He is equally at home in the field and the laboratory with a wealth of experience in ...

Telephone
+44 (0)121 414 4181
Email
i.j.fairchild@bham.ac.uk

Emma Ferranti

Emma Ferranti

Research Fellow

School of Geography, Earth and Environmental Sciences

Emma is a Research Fellow with interests in applied climatology, air quality, GIS and public engagement. She has a broad background in geography, earth and environmental sciences, and research experience in academia and consultancy.

Emma is currently working with Network Rail on Summersense, the NERC-funded project: Dynamic heat risk management to reduce the costs of propagating hot weather ...

Email
e.ferranti@bham.ac.uk

Dr Sara Fregonese

Dr Sara Fregonese

Birmingham Fellow

School of Geography, Earth and Environmental Sciences

Sara Fregonese is Birmingham Fellow at the School of Geography, Earth and Environmental Studies and the Institute for Conflict, Cooperation and Security. Her research lies in political and urban geography and is concerned with the impact of geopolitics and security on urban life. Her work deals with civil war and urban warfare, radicalization, social cohesion and uprising. Her main empirical ...

Telephone
+44 (0)121 414 3635
Email
s.fregonese@bham.ac.uk

Dr Sophie Hadfield-Hill

Dr Sophie Hadfield-Hill

School of Geography, Earth and Environmental Sciences

Sophie Hadfield-Hill is a Human Geographer whose research is informed by children's, urban and development geographies. Sophie has been awarded an ESRC Future Research Leaders grant to explore urban living, sustainability and everyday life within the context of a new city development in India.

Telephone
+44 (0)121 414 8147
Email
s.a.hadfield-hill@bham.ac.uk

James Hale

Research Associate

School of Geography, Earth and Environmental Sciences

Mr Hale is currently working as part of the Liveable Cities project, funded by the Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council (EPSRC). This project aims to explore the broader wellbeing impacts of low carbon interventions for cities. Specifically, he is exploring how different lighting technologies and building densities impact on ecosystem services. Prior to this he was part of the Urban ...

Telephone
+44 (0)121 414 5523
Email
j.hale@bham.ac.uk

Professor Stuart Harrad

Professor Stuart Harrad

Professor of Environmental Chemistry

School of Geography, Earth and Environmental Sciences

Stuart is an environmental chemist whose research addresses all aspects of the environmental sources, fate and behaviour of persistent organic pollutants (POPs). He has particular interests in human exposure to POPs with a focus on indoor pathways. He is also active in research that explores the environmental forensics utility of chirality.

Telephone
+44 (0)121 41 47298
Email
s.j.harrad@bham.ac.uk

Professor Roy Harrison

Professor Roy Harrison

Queen Elizabeth II Birmingham Centenary Professor of Environmental Health

School of Geography, Earth and Environmental Sciences

Roy Harrison’s research interests lie in the field of environment and human health. His main specialism is in air pollution, from emissions through atmospheric chemical and physical transformations to exposure and effects on human health. Much of this work is designed to inform the development of policy.

Telephone
+44 (0)121 41 43494
Email
r.m.harrison@bham.ac.uk

Dr Alan Hastie

Dr Alan Hastie

NERC Fellow/lecturer

School of Geography, Earth and Environmental Sciences

Alan is a geologist and igneous petrologist working on large igneous provinces, subduction zone magmatism and generation of the Earth's first continental crust. His current research focuses on experimental petrology to determine if fusing oceanic plateau material can be linked to early crustal generation.

Telephone
+44 (0) 121 414 4178
Email
a.r.hastie@bham.ac.uk

Shaoying He

Visiting Academic

School of Geography, Earth and Environmental Sciences

Shaoying He is a member of the Urban Morphology Research Group. Her academic research mainly focuses on the conservation and management of urban historical landscape in South China.

Telephone
+86 13602760955/+44 07511768522
Email
s.he@bham.ac.uk

Dr Alan Herbert

Dr Alan Herbert

Senior Lecturer in Radioactive Waste Disposal and Remediation

School of Geography, Earth and Environmental Sciences

Dr Alan Herbert is a leading mathematical modeler and hydrogeologist specializing in the understanding of coupled processes and heterogeneous groundwater systems. Of particular interest are deep fractured rocks and the applications to nuclear waste disposal, geothermal energy and fracking for exploitation of shale gas resources.

Telephone
+44(0)121 414 9130
Email
a.w.herbert@bham.ac.uk

Dr Jason Hilton

Dr Jason Hilton

Reader in Palaeobiology
Deputy Director of Education, Earth Sciences

School of Geography, Earth and Environmental Sciences

Dr Hilton is a research focused palaeobotanist and evolutionary plant biologist with interests in palaeoenvironments and palaeoecology. His underlying goals are to increase the quantity of paleobotanical data included into evolutionary analyses and to provide a more detailed understanding of the past environments and climates in which fossil plants lived.  He has a broad background in ...

Telephone
+44 (0)121 41 46151
Email
j.m.hilton@bham.ac.uk

Dr Arshad Isakjee

Dr Arshad Isakjee

Teaching Associate

School of Geography, Earth and Environmental Sciences

I am a social and urban geographer who specialises in identity, belonging, security and the governance of communities. My ESRC-funded doctoral research investigated the political-identity and governance of Muslim communities in Birmingham, in light of the Government’s emerging set of counter-terrorism and anti-extremism policies.

Email
a.isakjee@bham.ac.uk

Dr Lloyd Jenkins

Lecturer in Historical and Cultural Geography: teaching-focused

School of Geography, Earth and Environmental Sciences

Dr Jenkins is a Historical Geographer, with an interest in landscape change and people’s relationship with the past.

Telephone
+44 (0)121 41 47262
Email
l.jenkins@bham.ac.uk

Dr Phil Jones

Dr Phil Jones

Senior Lecturer in Cultural Geography

School of Geography, Earth and Environmental Sciences

Phil Jones - Research in 60 seconds videoDr Phil Jones is a cultural geographer who focuses on issues related to the city.  His work deals with a number of research areas including urban regeneration, cycling and the arts.  He has a particular interest in research methods, including qualitative GIS, mobile interviewing and arts-based approaches.

Telephone
+44 (0) 121 414 5546
Email
p.i.jones@bham.ac.uk

Dr Stephen Jones

Dr Stephen Jones

Senior Lecturer in Earth Systems

School of Geography, Earth and Environmental Sciences

Steve Jones is a numerate geologist who studies the influence of the deep earth on climate. His published work spans mantle and crustal processes, oceanography and atmospheric science.

Telephone
+44 (0)121 41 46155
Email
s.jones.4@bham.ac.uk

Dr Nick Kettridge

Dr Nick Kettridge

Senior Lecturer in Water Sciences
Senior Admissions Tutor (Geography, Earth and Environmental Science)

School of Geography, Earth and Environmental Sciences

Dr Nick Kettridge specializes in characterizing the ecohydrological resilience of ecosystems to both natural and anthropogenic disturbance. Much of his research focuses on peatlands; understanding the processes that control the provision of key ecosystem services within these environments, and quantifying their response to changing climatic conditions and extreme events such as fire and drought.

Telephone
+44 (0)121 414 3575
Email
n.kettridge@bham.ac.uk

Kieran Khamis

Kieran Khamis

Research Associate (KTP)

School of Geography, Earth and Environmental Sciences

Kieran Khamis is a hydroecologist with a specialist knowledge of alpine river systems. His current research is focused on the development of a real time, fluorescence-based monitoring system for surface waters.

Email
k.khamis@bham.ac.uk

Dr Nicolas Kirchner-Bossi

Dr Nicolas Kirchner-Bossi

Research Associate in Meteorology and Climatology

School of Geography, Earth and Environmental Sciences

Dr Kirchner-Bossi has specialised in the study of wind variability from diverse perspectives and scales, that provided innovative resources to describe mid and long term wind variability. He is currently engaged in the analysis of the mid- to long-term variability of winter windstorms in Europe.

 

Telephone
+44 (0) 121 414 5542
Email
n.o.kirchnerbossi@bham.ac.uk

Dr Marcus Köhler

Dr Marcus Köhler

Research Fellow

School of Geography, Earth and Environmental Sciences

Marcus Köhler is an atmospheric scientist, primarily interested in the interactions between atmospheric chemistry and climate. His research focuses on the numerical simulation of chemistry and transport processes in the atmosphere, and in current work he investigates the impact of cirrus clouds on atmospheric chemistry in the tropical tropopause layer. In the past his research centred on the ...

Email
m.koehler@bham.ac.uk

Professor Peter Kraftl

Professor Peter Kraftl

Chair in Human Geography

School of Geography, Earth and Environmental Sciences

Professor Peter Kraftl is best known for his research on children’s geographies, and especially for research into the emotions, affects, materialities and practices that make up their everyday lives. He also publishes on geographies of education and architecture. He is currently an Editor of the journals Area and Children’s Geographies and was a founding member of the Geographies of ...

Telephone
+44 (0)121 414 5524
Email
p.kraftl@bham.ac.uk

Dr Stefan Krause

Dr Stefan Krause

Professor of Ecohydrology and Biogeochemistry

School of Geography, Earth and Environmental Sciences

Dr Stefan Krause is Professor of Ecohydrology and Biogeochemistry in the School of Geography, Earth and Environmental Sciences. His interdisciplinary research group on coupled groundwater and surface water systems investigates the multifaceted impacts of global environmental change on hydrological fluxes, biogeochemical cycling and contaminant transport, and ecohydrological feedback ...

Telephone
+44 (0)121 414 5535
Email
s.krause@bham.ac.uk

Dr Irina Kuznetsova

Dr Irina Kuznetsova

Research Fellow

School of Geography, Earth and Environmental Sciences

Irina Kuznetsova is a sociologist and social geographer. Her research expertise includes migration, religiosity, health, disabilities studies, social policy and accessible cities.  She has led and participated in various applied and academic studies founded by regional bodies in Russia and also the European Commission, Open Society Institute, MacArthur Foundation, Russian Foundation for ...

Email
i.kuznetsova@bham.ac.uk

Dr Gregor C. Leckebusch

Dr Gregor C. Leckebusch

Senior Lecturer in Meteorology and Climatology

School of Geography, Earth and Environmental Sciences

Dr Gregor Leckebusch is one of the foremost experts in the field of linking natural science research on meteorological and climatological extreme events with the estimation of natural hazards damage potentials. He played a key role in several national and international interdisciplinary projects dedicated to the assessment of natural and anthropogenic changes in extreme events and impacts of ...

Telephone
+44 (0)121 41 45518
Email
g.c.leckebusch@bham.ac.uk

Dr Mark Ledger

Dr Mark Ledger

Senior Lecturer in Ecology

School of Geography, Earth and Environmental Sciences

Mark is an ecologist researching environmental change in freshwaters. His research group is focused on understanding how environmental stressors and climate change, especially extreme climatic events such as floods, droughts and heat waves, affect the structure and functioning of aquatic ecosystems. His group works empirically across a range of spatial and temporal scales, from laboratory ...

Telephone
+44 (0)121 41 45540
Email
m.e.ledger@bham.ac.uk

Dr Peter Lee

Dr Peter Lee

Senior Lecturer

School of Geography, Earth and Environmental Sciences

Peter’s research and teaching focuses on the relationship between people and place based social exclusion, how policies are designed to reduce exclusion and increase competitiveness whilst reconciling the uneven trajectory and function of places.

He has led on a number of housing market, regeneration and planning related research and consultancy projects for a diverse range of clients and ...

Telephone
+44 (0)121 414 3645
Email
p.w.lee@bham.ac.uk

Dr James Levine

Dr James Levine

Research Fellow

School of Geography, Earth and Environmental Sciences

James Levine is an atmospheric chemist, interested in changes in atmospheric composition driven by interactions between the atmosphere (both atmospheric chemistry and climate) and the biosphere.  He is currently working on a project, the Cooperative LBA Atmospheric Regional Experiment, that aims to: improve our understanding of the influence that trace gases emitted from the Amazon ...

Email
j.g.levine@bham.ac.uk

Dr Gaël Lymer

Dr Gaël Lymer

Research Fellow in Geophysics

School of Geography, Earth and Environmental Sciences

Dr Gaël Lymer is a structural geologist. He focuses on the understanding of rifting processes and hyperextended rifted continental margins by using seismic data interpretations.

Email
g.lymer@bham.ac.uk

Professor Iseult Lynch

Professor Iseult Lynch

Professor of Environmental Nanosciences
Undergraduate Admissions Tutor (Environmental Science programmes)

School of Geography, Earth and Environmental Sciences

Professor Iseult Lynch joined the academic staff at the University of Birmingham as Lecturer in Environmental Nanosciences in March 2013. She has a very broad overview of all aspects of nanomerials safety assessment and the data requirements, having served as Chair of the EU Nanosafety Cluster Working Group (NSC WG) on databases for the last 2 years (and as co-Chair of the Hazed WG prior to ...

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+44 (0)121 414 5532
Email
i.lynch@bham.ac.uk

Zena Lynch

Zena Lynch

Lecturer in Environmental Health

School of Geography, Earth and Environmental Sciences

Zena Lynch worked as a Principal Environmental Health Officer for many years, prior to becoming the Health Policy Advisor for the West Midlands Regional Assembly and latterly as Programme Director for ‘Living Well West Midlands’. She currently teaches on the MSc in Environmental Health and MSc in Public and Environmental Health Science and the BSc Environmental Science courses.

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+44 (0)121 414 5556
Email
z.lynch@bham.ac.uk

Professor Rob MacKenzie

Professor Rob MacKenzie

Director, Birmingham Institute of Forest Research
Professor of Atmospheric Science

School of Geography, Earth and Environmental Sciences

60 second video iconRob MacKenzie is an atmospheric scientist with a particular interest in how plants affect air composition. Watch a video of him describing one aspect of his research in 60 seconds by clicking on the play icon above. 

As a result of a £15M grant, the University of Birmingham has set up the Birmingham Institute of Forest Research (BIFoR), of which Rob is delighted to be ...

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+44 (0)121 414 6142
Email
a.r.mackenzie@bham.ac.uk

Dr Feng Mao

Dr Feng Mao

Research Fellow

School of Geography, Earth and Environmental Sciences

Feng’s main research interest is in the intersection of environmental science, technology and policy. His research mainly addresses three themes: (1) hydroecology and ecosystem services, (2) evidence-based environmental policies and adaptive management, and (3) environmental data collection via sensor networks, data analysis and visualisation.

Email
f.mao@bham.ac.uk

Professor Alexander Milner

Professor Alexander Milner

Professor of River Ecosystems

School of Geography, Earth and Environmental Sciences

Professor Alexander Milner has been at the University of Birmingham for 15 years, where he was initially responsible for setting up the Environmental Science and Environmental Management degrees. He is now responsible for the Masters degree in River Environmental Management. His research involves river ecosystems in alpine and Arctic environments and has long term studies in Glacier Bay ...

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+ 44(0)121 41 48098
Email
a.m.milner@bham.ac.uk

Dr Dominique Moran

Dr Dominique Moran

Reader in Carceral Geography

School of Geography, Earth and Environmental Sciences

Dominique Moran’s research and teaching is in the sub-discipline of carceral geography, a geographical perspective on incarceration. She currently holds over £1m of ESRC funding, for research into prison visitation and recidivism, and prison design, has recently completed an interdisciplinary ESRC research project looking into women’s experience of imprisonment in contemporary ...

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+44 (0)121 41 48013
Email
d.moran@bham.ac.uk

Dr Martin Müller

Dr Martin Müller

Senior Research Fellow

School of Geography, Earth and Environmental Sciences

Martin Müller is interested in how the social and the material hold together and fall apart. His empirical work focuses on the planning and impacts of mega-events as well as on the disruptive effects of natural disturbance such as insect pests. He is a Swiss National Science Foundation Professor at the University of Zurich and is associated with the School of Geography, Earth and ...

Email
m.muller.2@bham.ac.uk

Dr Vlad Mykhnenko

Dr Vlad Mykhnenko

Lecturer in Human Geography, Urban Adaptation, and Resilience

School of Geography, Earth and Environmental Sciences

Dr Vlad Mykhnenko is a scholar, committed to the advancement of geographical political economy, with its focus on modern capitalist social formations as spatially and temporally uneven and highly variegated systems. To this end, he combines the theoretical insights and methodologies of Economic Geography, Urban & Regional Economics, and Comparative Political Economy.

Vlad has pioneered ...

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+44 (0)121 414 9129
Email
v.mykhnenko@bham.ac.uk

Dr Irina Nikolova

Research Fellow

School of Geography, Earth and Environmental Sciences

Dr Nikolova's research focuses on improving the predictive capability of the behavior of traffic-generated nanoparticles in an urban environment. Her research involves model development that will incorporate the condensed-mass advection model MADVEC with the street scale canyon model CiTTyCAT/CiTTy-Street and a Large-Eddy simulation (LES) model. The proposed modelling system, accounting for ...

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+44 (0)121 414 6167
Email
i.nikolova@bham.ac.uk

Dr Patricia Noxolo

Dr Patricia Noxolo

Lecturer in Human Geography

School of Geography, Earth and Environmental Sciences

Pat Noxolo’s research is at the confluence of international development, culture and in/security, and uses postcolonial, discursive and literary approaches to explore the spatialities of a range of Caribbean and British cultural practices. Recent work has focused on theorizations of space in the novels of Wilson Harris, Maryse Condé and Earl Lovelace; on Caribbean laughter and ...

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+44 (0)121 414 7421
Email
p.e.p.noxolo@bham.ac.uk

Dr Jonathan Oldfield

Dr Jonathan Oldfield

Reader in Russian Environmental Studies

School of Geography, Earth and Environmental Sciences

Jon Oldfield’s research explores Russian understandings of physical natural systems with a specific focus on the work and ideas of Russian physical geographers during the late tsarist and Soviet periods. He is currently examining the development of Soviet climate science via the work of the climatologist M.I. Budyko. His research is funded by the ESRC, AHRC and British Academy.

Telephone
+44 (0)121 414 2943
Email
j.d.oldfield@bham.ac.uk

Dr Ian Phillips

Dr Ian Phillips

Teaching Fellow

School of Geography, Earth and Environmental Sciences

Ian Phillips is best known for writing the most comprehensive account of the 1973 Isle of Man Summerland fire disaster, which can be obtained by clicking on the Research button below. He gained his BSc Geography degree from the University of Birmingham in 1995, before continuing at the University to complete an MSc in Meteorology and Climatology and a PhD in Geography. Ian has been on ...

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+44 (0)121 414 5552
Email
i.d.phillips@bham.ac.uk

Dr Francis Pope

Dr Francis Pope

Lecturer
Birmingham Fellow

School of Geography, Earth and Environmental Sciences

Francis is a chemist with wide ranging interests in the atmospheric sciences. He applies a fundamental physicochemical approach to investigate atmospheric species and develops novel instrumentation to probe their processes.

In particular he is interested in: the assessment of geoengineering schemes, primary biological aerosols and their role in atmosphere-biosphere interactions, and ...

Telephone
+44 (0)121 414 9067
Email
f.pope@bham.ac.uk

Dr Thomas Pugh

Dr Thomas Pugh

Lecturer in Environmental Science

School of Geography, Earth and Environmental Sciences

Tom Pugh is a scientist with a keen interest in interactions and feedbacks between the terrestrial biosphere and the global climate system, processes he investigates using powerful computer models.

Telephone
+44 (0)121 414 8306
Email
t.a.m.pugh@bham.ac.uk

Dr Jessica Pykett

Dr Jessica Pykett

Senior Lecturer in Human Geography

School of Geography, Earth and Environmental Sciences

Jessica Pykett is a social and political geographer with research interests in citizenship and the practices of governing, the geographies of education, and the formation of neurological and psychological citizen-subjectivities.

Email
j.pykett@bham.ac.uk

Dr Adam Ramadan

Dr Adam Ramadan

Lecturer in Human Geography

School of Geography, Earth and Environmental Sciences

Adam Ramadan’s work lies at the intersection between political and cultural geography. It addresses the ‘everyday’ of geopolitics, how ordinary people understand and negotiate their position within broader geopolitical dynamics. Much of this work has focused on the Middle East, and in particular on refugee issues.

Email
a.ramadan@bham.ac.uk

Dr Sally Rangecroft

Dr Sally Rangecroft

Research Fellow

School of Geography, Earth and Environmental Sciences

Sally is a physical geographer with experience and interest in interdisciplinary research on water resources, water security and climate change. Her current research with Dr Anne Van Loon is aiming to add the human dimension into drought research, a Rubicon project funded by the Dutch Science Foundation NWO.

Email
s.rangecroft@bham.ac.uk

Professor Tim Reston

Professor Tim Reston

Professor of Geology
Head of Geosystem Research Group

School of Geography, Earth and Environmental Sciences

Tim Reston is a geologist and a geophysicist with interests in the use of geophysics to study geological problems, especially tectonics. He specialises in the seismic imaging and tectonics of rifted continental margins and of slow-spreading mid-ocean ridges, with particular emphasis on detachment tectonics and the effects of mantle serpentinization.

Telephone
+44 (0)121 41 43188
Email
t.j.reston@bham.ac.uk

Dr Paul Richardson

Dr Paul Richardson

Teaching Fellow

School of Geography, Earth and Environmental Sciences

Dr Paul Richardson is a political geographer with a regional focus on Russia and Eurasia. His research relates to reconfigurations of borders, sovereignties, and identities in a globalised world.

Email
p.b.richardson.1@bham.ac.uk

Mr Michael Riley

Mr Michael Riley

Senior Lecturer in Hydrogeology

School of Geography, Earth and Environmental Sciences

Michael Riley’s research principal research interests are in groundwater flow and contaminant transport processes, particularly in the context of fractured rock hydrogeology.

Telephone
+44 (0)121 414 6163
Email
m.riley@bham.ac.uk

Dr Michael Rivett

Dr Michael Rivett

Senior Lecturer in Earth Sciences (Contaminant Hydrogeology)

School of Geography, Earth and Environmental Sciences

Dr Michael Rivett is a Senior Lecturer in Contaminant Hydrogeology in the Water Sciences research group with a specialist field-scale research interest in the transport and remediation of organic contaminants in groundwater and contaminated land systems. He has published extensively on chlorinated solvents, DNAPLs and urban contamination and has additional on-going research interests in hyporheic ...

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+44 (0)121 414 3957
Email
m.o.rivett@bham.ac.uk

Dr Mel Rohse

Dr Mel Rohse

Research Fellow

School of Geography, Earth and Environmental Sciences

Mel Rohse is a human geographer currently working on a large three year AHRC-funded project entitled Stories of Change: Exploring energy and community in the past, present and future.

The research investigates individual and collective relationships to energy with the overall aim to help to revive stalled public and political conversations about energy. It is organized around three mini research ...

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+44 (0)121 414 5542
Email
m.rohse@bham.ac.uk

Dr Isabella Romer Roche

Dr Isabella Romer Roche

Research Fellow

School of Geography, Earth and Environmental Sciences

Dr Isabella Romer Roche is working with Eva Valsami-Jones in the NanoMILE project. She has wide experience in the synthesis and characterisation of nanoparticles, especially silver, working with a multimethod approach. Her work also includes stability of nanoparticles in environmentally relevant conditions.

Email
i.romerroche@bham.ac.uk

Dr John Round

Senior Lecturer in Human Geography

School of Geography, Earth and Environmental Sciences

John Round is a socio-economic geographer whose main research interest is concerned with how people/households develop tactics to cope with marginality in all its forms. His PhD examined how senior citizens survive in the Russian far north east city of Magadan in the face of extreme economic marginalization and hostile climatic conditions.  After this he researched the experiences of middle ...

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+44 (0)121 41 45530
Email
j.round@bham.ac.uk

Professor Jon Sadler

Professor Jon Sadler

Professor of Biogeography
Head of Education

School of Geography, Earth and Environmental Sciences

Jon Sadler is a biogeographer and ecologist who focuses on species population and assemblage dynamics in urban and riparian environments. His research involves interdisciplinary science using a combination of detailed field studies and field experimentation. His work emphasizes the links between environmental variability and species responses, with particular emphasis on urbanisation and ...

Telephone
+44 (0)121 41 45776
Email
j.p.sadler@bham.ac.uk

Dr Greg Sambrook Smith

Senior Lecturer

School of Geography, Earth and Environmental Sciences

Over the last 20 years Dr Sambrook Smith has been investigating the linkages between river processes and sedimentology at scales ranging from individual pores within a river bed up to km-long bars in some of the Worlds largest rivers. Research aims to generate new, generic and quantitative understanding of how rivers function across these scales. This is facilitated by development of ...

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+44 (0)121 415 8023
Email
g.smith.4@bham.ac.uk

Dr Zongbo Shi

Dr Zongbo Shi

Birmingham Fellow (Research Focused Lecturer)
NERC Research Fellow

School of Geography, Earth and Environmental Sciences

Dr Zongbo Shi has a research interest in Atmospheric Aerosol Chemistry and Global Biogeochemical Cycles. He is currently funded by the NERC (Natural Environment Research Council) fellowship scheme;he also holds a Birmingham University Fellowship.

Telephone
+44 (0)121 414 9128
Email
z.shi@bham.ac.uk

Dr Graham Squires

Dr Graham Squires

Senior Lecturer in Urban Economics and Real Estate

School of Geography, Earth and Environmental Sciences

Dr Graham Squires is a Senior Lecturer in Urban Economics and Real Estate at the University of Birmingham. His research interests include Urban Economics and Finance; Planning and Real Estate Development.

He is a Fulbright scholar and has written academic books and journal articles, in addition to working on various consultancy projects in policy and practice.

Telephone
+44 (0) 121 414 8143
Email
g.squires@bham.ac.uk

Dr Carl Stevenson

Dr Carl Stevenson

Lecturer in Geology

School of Geography, Earth and Environmental Sciences

Dr Carl Stevenson is a structural geologist with a focus on the emplacement and subsurface distribution of igneous and volcanic rocks. His research uses rock magnetism, geophysics and petrology to determine the large-scale geometry and internal architecture of intrusions and has led to breakthroughs in understanding magma transport and accommodation in the Earth’s crust. This work has ...

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+44 (0)121 41 46136
Email
c.t.stevenson@bham.ac.uk

Dr Neil Suttie

Research Fellow

School of Geography, Earth and Environmental Sciences

Neil Suttie is a geophysicist whose research interests include palaeomagnetism and the Earth’s deep interior, archaeological dating, near surface geophysics, geophysical instrumentation, geomagnetism over historical and millennial timescales and magnetostratigraphy.

Email
n.suttie@bham.ac.uk

Professor John Tellam

Professor John Tellam

Professor of Hydrogeology

School of Geography, Earth and Environmental Sciences

John Tellam’s main research interests are in inorganic, surface-interacting, solute and particle transport in groundwaters, with a particular emphasis on sandstone aquifers.

Telephone
+44 (0)121 41 46138
Email
j.h.tellam@bham.ac.uk

Dr Rick Thomas

Dr Rick Thomas

Research Fellow

School of Geography, Earth and Environmental Sciences

Dr Rick Thomas is a measurement scientist specializing in the use of novel instrumentation for climate and air quality research. At Scripps Institution of Oceanography, he recently developed a turbulent flux measurement package to resolve ambient 3D wind vectors from an unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) and successfully used it alongside aerosol, cloud and water probes to investigate aerosol-cloud ...

Telephone
+44 (0)121 4146167
Email
r.thomas@bham.ac.uk

Dr Emmanouil Tranos

Dr Emmanouil Tranos

Lecturer in Human Geography

School of Geography, Earth and Environmental Sciences

Apoorva Bhatt - Research in 60 seconds videoDr Emmanouil Tranos is an economic geographer focusing primarily on digital geographies. He has published on issues related with the spatiality of the Internet infrastructure, the economic impacts that this infrastructure can generate on space and the position of cities within spatial, complex networks. His research in this area led to a monograph on “The Geography of the Internet: cities, ...

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+44 (0)121 414 2680
Email
e.tranos@bham.ac.uk

Professor Eugenia (Éva) Valsami-Jones

Professor Eugenia (Éva) Valsami-Jones

Chair in Environmental Nanoscience
Director of Research
Director of FENAC

School of Geography, Earth and Environmental Sciences

Eugenia Valsami-Jones - Research in 60 seconds videoProfessor Valsami-Jones’ research interests focus on understanding reactivity at the nanoscale, particularly interactions of nanoparticles with pollutants and biota and biomineralisation processes. She has carried out research on the interaction of a variety of carbon- and metal-based nano-objects with biota in vitro and in vivo and has pioneered novel methods of labelling ...

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+44 (0)121 414 5537
Email
e.valsamijones@bham.ac.uk

Dr Anne F. Van Loon

Dr Anne F. Van Loon

Lecturer Physical Geography (Water sciences)

School of Geography, Earth and Environmental Sciences

Anne Van Loon is a catchment hydrologist and hydrogeologist working on drought. She studies the relationship between climate, landscape/ geology, and hydrological extremes and its variation around the world. She is especially interested in the influence of storage in groundwater, human activities, and cold conditions (snow and glaciers) on the development of drought.

Telephone
+44 (0) 121 414 2243
Email
a.f.vanloon@bham.ac.uk

Dr Sebastian Watt

Dr Sebastian Watt

Lecturer in Earth Sciences
Undergraduate Admissions Tutor (Earth Sciences programmes)

School of Geography, Earth and Environmental Sciences

Dr Watt’s research investigates the physical and chemical processes that control the behavior and long-term development of volcanoes. Most of this work focuses on volcanism in subduction zones. Current projects include tephrochronological reconstructions of past explosive eruptions, studies of large-scale volcanic landslides and their associated hazards, and the chemistry and evolution of ...

Email
s.watt@bham.ac.uk

Dr James Wheeley

Dr James Wheeley

Senior Lecturer in Sedimentary Geology
Lead of undergraduate programmes in Earth Sciences
School Deputy Head of Education

School of Geography, Earth and Environmental Sciences

James Wheeley is a teaching-focused lecturer in sedimentary geology and sedimentary basin analysis. His research interests lie in carbonate sedimentology and applied micropalaeontology (especially conodont isotopes) which he is using to address deep time (Palaeozoic) palaeoclimatic and palaeoecological problems. 

Telephone
+44 (0)121 41 46158
Email
j.r.wheeley@bham.ac.uk

Dr Martin Widmann

Dr Martin Widmann

Senior Lecturer in climate science

School of Geography, Earth and Environmental Sciences

Dr Martin Widmann is a climate scientist. His current main research area is regional climate change, in particular the development and validation of statistical downscaling methods. He also studies past climates; the main activity in this field is the development of data assimilation methods to combine climate simulations with empirical knowledge from proxy data.

Telephone
+44 (0)121 41 45553
Email
m.widmann@bham.ac.uk

Dr Georgina Wood

Dr Georgina Wood

Research Fellow

School of Geography, Earth and Environmental Sciences

Georgina is an environmental geographer specialising in engagement with natural resource use. She is currently working on the multidisciplinary EPSRC-funded project Smarter Households in collaboration with building services engineers, games developers and social scientists.

Telephone
+44(0)121 414 5542
Email
g.v.wood@bham.ac.uk

Dr Cristiana Zara

Dr Cristiana Zara

Research Associate

School of Geography, Earth and Environmental Sciences

Cristiana is a cultural geographer currently working with Dr Sophie Hadfield-Hill on the New Urbanisms in India research project funded by the ESRC. The project investigates the everyday life of children, young people and families living in a new urban development in India.

Cristiana has conducted extensive qualitative research in India for her doctoral research, which explored tourist ...

Email
c.zara@bham.ac.uk

Dr Jian Zhong

Dr Jian Zhong

Postdoctoral Research Fellow

School of Geography, Earth and Environmental Sciences

Dr Zhong's current research focuses on modelling the flow and thermal structures of the urban atmospheric boundary layer using a Numerical Weather Prediction (NWP) model and a Large Eddy Simulation (LES) model. Favourable weather conditions for measurement campaigns (i.e. the deployment of the biotelemetry/bio-aerial-systems) will be identified via pre-deployment modelling, primarily using a ...

Telephone
+44 (0)121 414 5523
Email
j.zhong.1@bham.ac.uk