1993 …2024

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    Personal profile



    Certificate in Teaching and Learning in Higher Education, University of Brighton, UK (1995).

    PhD, ‘The origin and implications of microsolutional features on the surface of limestone’, Queen’s University Belfast, UK (1994).

    BSc (Honours) Geography (1st Class), Queen’s University Belfast, UK (1989).

    Previous appointments:

    Centre for Resource and Environmental Studies, Australian National University, Canberra, Visiting Research Fellow (1991-1992)

    University of Brighton, Lecturer in Geography (1993 – 1995)

    University of Sussex (1995 – 2018, appointed Professor of Geomorphology 2016)

    Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México, Visiting Academic (2008)


    External engagement

    Editor in Chief, Quarterly Journal of Engineering Geology and Hydrogeology (2022-).

    NERC Peer Review College (2020 – present).

    Assistant Scientific Editor (Engineering Geology), Quarterly Journal of Engineering Geology and Hydrogeology  (2017- 2021).

    Editorial Board Member, Quarterly Journal of Engineering Geology and Hydrogeology (2015 – 2017).

    Co-lead, with Geological Survey of the Netherlands, Emodnet Geology Coastal Behaviour, Phases I – V  (2013 – present)

    Honorary Treasurer and elected member of the Executive Committee of British Society for Geomorphology (BSG; 2011 – 2015).

    Chair of Finance Sub-Committee, BSG (2014).

    Invited Expert Member, European Commission DG Maritime and Fisheries’ Marine Observation and Data Expert Group (MODEG; 2010 – 2014).


    External engagement

    External Examining

    • BSc Geography, Queen’s University of Belfast, 2016 – 2020
    • MSc Environmental Management, University of Nottingham (UK and Malaysia campus), 2012 – 2017
    • BSc Geography, University of Portsmouth, 2010 - 2014
    • MSc Coastal and Marine Resource Management, University of Portsmouth, 2010 – 2014

    PhD external examiner, UCL, QUB, Portsmouth University, Oxford University, Glasgow University.

    Research interests

    My research focuses on rock coast erosion dynamics, beach sustainability and understanding the impacts of environmental and climate change on coastal environments to assess coastal resilience and vulnerability. 

    Expertise related to UN Sustainable Development Goals

    In 2015, UN member states agreed to 17 global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure prosperity for all. This person’s work contributes towards the following SDG(s):

    • SDG 3 - Good Health and Well-being
    • SDG 13 - Climate Action
    • SDG 14 - Life Below Water
    • SDG 15 - Life on Land

    Research Centres

    • Data Science STEM Research Centre


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