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Alliance Manchester Business School
Professor of Geography

Biography

BA (Hull), M.Sc. (Edinburgh), PhD (MMU)

Education, Qualifications and Career

  • 2017 - to date; Professor of Geography, Department of Geography, School of Environment, Education and Development (Geography), University of Manchester
  • 2015 – 2017: Reader in GIS, School of Environment, Education and Development (Geography), University of Manchester
  • 2009 – 2015: Senior Lecturer in GIS, School of Environment and Development (Geography) University of Manchester
  • 2001 – 2009: Lecturer in GIS, School of Geography, University of Manchester
  • 1999 – 2001: Research Associate, Centre for Urban and Regional Ecology (CURE), School of Planning and Landscape, University of Manchester
  • 1996 – 1999: Research Fellow Atmospheric Research and Information Centre (ARIC) Manchester Metropolitan University
  • 1993 – 1998: Atmospheric Research and Information Centre (ARIC) Manchester Metropolitan University PhD ‘Development of a spatially resolved emissions inventory for local air quality management applications’ (University scholarship)
  • 1992 – 1993: MSc Geographical Information Systems University of Edinburgh (NERC scholarship)
  • 1987 – 1991: BA (Hons) Geography, University of Hull

Professional Activities

  • 2017 - date: Research Director, Department of Geography
  • 2015 – date: Lead Author for the Intergovernmental Platform on Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services (IPBES) Regional Assessment for Africa
  • 2012 – date: Mentorship of Geography''s Environmental Processes Research Group
  • 2007 – 2010: Coordinator of Postgraduate Research for Geography
  • 2002 – 2009: Member of Defra’s Air Quality Expert Group
  • 2005 – 2008: Member of the Faculty of Humanities Professorial Promotions Committee
  • 2003 – 2006: Chair of the EPSRC Building Knowledge for a Changing Climate Data Management Group
  • 2001 – 2011: Co-Director of CURE
  • 2000 – 2001: Manager of the Centre for Urban and Regional Ecology (CURE)

 

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