Experts

   
   
 

Geography

  • Thom Davies

    Thom is a geographer interested in toxic geographies, environmental justice, and the refugee crisis. He has conducted research in Ukraine, Japan, France, Bosnia and the USA. He has written about his research in various media platforms, including the Guardian and the Independent. He is currently working on a project looking at border violence against refugees trapped in the Balkans (Bosnia and Serbia). He also writes about the 'slow violence' of pollution, with research experience in contaminated landscapes such as the Chernobyl 'Nuclear Exclusion Zone' in Ukraine and 'Cancer Alley' in Louisiana.
  • Thomas Stanton

    Research focuses on spatial and temporal variations of microplastic pollution in freshwater environments and atmospheric fallout. With a particular interest in the prevalence of microplastics in the upstream reaches of the freshwater system
    +44 (0)115 951 5559
    Environment Geography Science microplastics Environment pollution freshwater
  • Franziska Schrodt

    Diversity - ecosystem functioning relationships; plant functioning traits, plant ecology; remote sensing (e.g from satellites) use for conservation and global change studies; use of vegetation models to study global change; Essential Biodiversity VariablesChanges in plant distribution and function with climate change; change in the functioning of ecosystems with environmental change; prospects of using new technology (e.g. in remote sensing or mathematical models and 'Big data' in ecology) to study ecosystem change with climate change.
    +44 (0)115 84 66071
    Geography Science Technology World climate change biodiversity
  • Dr Sarah Jewitt

    Gender and environmental management. Forest use and management in India during the colonial and post-colonial period. Socio-cultural importance of forests and their role in community-based resource management. Technology transfers and the displacement of indigenous agro-ecological knowledge. The impact of 30 years of Green Revolution in India. Political ecology of natural resource management in Eastern India, intra- and inter- community variations in environmental knowledge possession and management capacity in Jharkhand, India.
    +44 (0) 115 951 5450
    Environment Gender Geography Rights Lab Geography Environment Gender Forest India Colonial post-colonial Community technology political Indian IAPS
  • Dr Virginia Panizzo

    Nutrient cycling in tropical wetland and lake systems. Particular focus is on the impacts of anthropogenic catchment changes upon water quality, including dam construction, farming practices (nutrient loading) and deforestation (mining, urbanisation, single crop plantations). Recent work focuses on Peninsular Malaysia, Sabah (Maliau Basin) and norther Vietnam (Red River).
    0115 9516 7398
    Geography Science Nutrient cycling tropical wetland lakes water quality dam construction farming practices deforestation Peninsular Malaysia Sabah (Maliau Basin) Vietnam (Red River)
  • Dr Chris Ives

    Expertise in urban ecology and the social dimensions of environmental planning. Currently undertaking research on how residents of Kuala Lumpur value and use green space and how connecting with nature can promote sustainability.
    0115 82 32536
    Environment Geography urban ecology Environment planning Kuala Lumpur Green space nature Sustainability Malaysia
  • Professor Stephen Legg

    Interwar colonial India, Imperial Britain and Indian policy, the League of Nations and colonial questions, Indian Anti-colonial Nationalism and Internationalism
    0115 846 8402
    Geography History Interwar colonial India Imperial Britain Indian policy the League of Nations colonialism Indian Anti-colonial Nationalism Internationalism India
  • Dr Odette Paramor

    Involved with several European projects supporting EU-China cooperation in research and innovation ('DragonSTAR', 'DragonSTAR Plus', 'ENRICH in China' and 'URBAN-EU-CHINA'), and have supported the development of EU-China R&I calls in the areas of sustainable urbanisation and food, agriculture and biotechnology. Current research interests are in marine biology and assessing the impacts of human activities on marine systems.
    +86 574 8818 8998
    Education Environment Geography International Relations Science EU China innovation sustainable urbanisation food agriculture biotechnology marine biology marine systems

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