School research interests School research interests


Annela Anger-Kraavi
Lecturer in Macroeconomics of Ecosystems



Ian Bateman

The formation and valuation of preferences for non-market goods and service (environment, health, etc.); preference anomalies and behavioural economics; the application of geographical information systems, virtual reality and experimental techniques to integrated environmental economic modelling and valuation; working with policy makers to address real world resource management issues.

Amy Binner
Research Fellow in Environmental Economics

Alan Bond
Senior Lecturer in Environmental Management

Environmental Impact Assessment; Strategic Environmental Assessment; Sustainability Appraisal; Health Impact Assessment; effectiveness of assessment tools.

Jason Chilvers
Lecturer in Environmental Management and Policy

Governance of environmental risk, science and technology; environmental decision making; deliberative and participatory practices, including methodologies, evaluation and critical studies; studies of the science-policy-society interface; public understandings and responses to science and environmental change.

Brett Day

Individual economic decision-making; non-market valuation; market demand modelling; microeconometrics.

Tom Hargreaves

Pro-environmental behaviour change; sustainable consumption; sustainable lifestyles; environmental socialisation; environmental discourses and rhetoric; social practice theory; sociotechnical innovation; interdisciplinarity; qualitative methods. 

Mike Hulme
Professor of Climate Change

My work explores the idea of climate change using historical, cultural and scientific analyses and illuminates the varied ways in which climate change is deployed in public and political discourse.

Andrew Jordan
Professor of Environmental Politics

EU environmental politics and policy making; British environmental politics; governance for sustainable development; policy coordination; environmental policy integration - theory and practice.

Iain Lake
Senior Lecturer in Environmental Science

Environment, weather and health; climate change and health; water supply; Geographical Information Systems.

Andrew Lovett

Applications of Geographical Information Systems (GIS) and statistical methods in the environmental sciences, particularly with respect to landscape planning and visualisation; catchment management, renewable energy and environmental economics.

Irene Lorenzoni

Individual, social and institutional understandings of, and responses to energy issues, and climate change; participation in decision-making and engagement; sustainability; environmental policy and politics.

JC Powell

Sustainable management of waste and energy resources; lifecycle assessment; multicriteria evaluation.

Gill Seyfang
Senior Lecturer

Sustainable consumption; grassroots innovations; low-carbon lifestyles; community-based innovation; action and governance for sustainability; complementary currencies; local food systems; sustainable housing; systems of provision; institutions.

Peter Simmons
Senior Lecturer

The relationship between technical experts and 'lay' publics and stakeholders; multi- and inter-disciplinary research practice; public and stakeholder participation in science, technology and risk decision-making; public understandings of and responses to risk (associated with both technological and natural hazards); place and risk; risk framing processes; science in society; participatory technology assessment; institutional and organisational responses to risk.

Kerry Turner
Professorial Fellow

Environmental and ecological economics; ecosystem services; wetland valuation and management; coastal zone management, and climate change.

Rachel Warren

Global climate policy; integrated assessment modelling; impacts of climate change on human systems and ecosystems; air pollution; stratospheric ozone depletion; economics of climate policy.

Charlie Wilson
Lecturer in Energy and Climate Change Research

Energy technology and policy, innovation processes and systems, pro-environmental behaviour, behaviour change interventions, decision heuristics and biases.