GGE Staff

Staff within the School of Geography, Geology and the Environment are able to draw on their varied academic backgrounds, subject specialisms, research and experiences to ensure you receive expert support throughout your studies. Our staff are actively engaged with various organisations, such as The Geological Society, IEMA, and RGS, and are nationally and internationally recognised for their research, bids, and topical expertise. Our professional support staff provide an outstanding service to our both our academic staff and to our students, which greatly enhances the student experience.

Head of School

Academic and research staff

Dr. Adam Moolna

Dr. Adam Moolna
Lecturer in Environment and Sustainability Programme Director for Natural Sciences

Expert in Conservation, climate change, wildlife, marine environments and conservation, sustainability.

Dr Alix Cage

Dr Alix Cage
Senior Lecturer

Dr Antonia Law

Dr Antonia Law
Lecturer in Geography; Programme Director for Geography BSc Programmes

Expert in Climate change, plastic pollution, lakes/freshwater ecosystems, pollution.

Dr Daniel Allen

Dr Daniel Allen
Lecturer in Human Geography Programme Director for Geography

Expert in Animal welfare, pet theft, conservation.

Professor Deirdre McKay

Professor Deirdre McKay
Professor in Social Geography and Environmental Politics

Expert in Plastic pollution, climate policy, climate change, developing countries/low- and middle-income countries.

Dr Glenda Jones

Dr Glenda Jones
Research & Teaching Fellow

Dr Jamie Pringle

Dr Jamie Pringle
Senior Lecturer in Geoscience PGT School Admissions Tutor

Expert in Forensic science, geophysics.

Dr Katie Szkornik

Dr Katie Szkornik
Senior Lecturer Dean of Education

Expert in Education

Dr Lisa Lau

Dr Lisa Lau
Senior Lecturer

Mark Ashby

Mark Ashby
Teaching Fellow in Ecology and Conservation

Dr Peter Knight

Dr Peter Knight
Reader in Geography

Dr Ralf Halama

Dr Ralf Halama
Lecturer

Dr Sharon George

Dr Sharon George
Senior Lecturer

Expert in Climate change, green technology, environmental sustainability, waste management, the impact of climate change on developing nations.

Dr Steven Rogers

Dr Steven Rogers
Lecturer in Geology

Dr Stu Clarke

Dr Stu Clarke
Lecturer

Professor Zoe Robinson

Professor Zoe Robinson
Professor of Sustainability Science

Expert in Sustainability, education, green technology, climate change.

Professional services staff - technical

David Wilde

David Wilde
Technician

Gwyn Jones

Gwyn Jones
Technician

Jenny Hillman

Jenny Hillman
Technician

Luke Hobson

Luke Hobson
Technician

Richard Burgess

Richard Burgess
Senior Technician

Professional services staff - administrative

Bernice Turner

Bernice Turner
Schools Operations Administrator

Stef Everill

Stef Everill
GGE School Support Officer

Jim Rhead

Jim Rhead
Administrator - Geology and Environment

Maria Kyriacou

Maria Kyriacou
Faculty Operation Manager

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Professional services staff - Student Support

Kelly Jeffery

Kelly Jeffery
Student Experience Support Officer

Postgraduate research students

Amy Regis

Amy Regis
Postgraduate Research Student

Helen Malbon

Helen Malbon
Postgraduate Research Student

Iqtadar Shah

Iqtadar Shah
Postgraduate Research Student

James Foey

James Foey
Postgraduate Research Student

Karl Clark

Karl Clark
Postgraduate Research Student

Laura Brennan

Laura Brennan
Postgraduate Research Student

Louis Howell

Louis Howell
Postgraduate Research Student

Luigi Marfella

Luigi Marfella
Postgraduate Research Student

Olalekan Olatunji

Olalekan Olatunji
Postgraduate Research Student

Richard Tiwo

Richard Tiwo
Postgraduate Research Student

Sarah Cross

Sarah Cross
Postgraduate Research Student

Saumu Mwasha

Saumu Mwasha
Postgraduate Research Student

Tom Dodd

Tom Dodd
Postgraduate Research Student

Tomi Turner

Tomi Turner
Postgraduate Research Student

Xiaoyu Lei

Xiaoyu Lei
Postgraduate Research Student

Yaman Aljaghbeer

Yaman Aljaghbeer
Postgraduate Research student

Yesmeen Khalifa

Yesmeen Khalifa
Postgraduate Research Student

Zahid Mughal

Zahid Mughal
Postgraduate Research Student

Emeritus Professors

Professor Gilbert Kelling

Professor Gilbert Kelling
Emeritus Professor of Sedimentology and Marine Geology

Professor Graham Park

Professor Graham Park
Emeritus Professor

Professor Graham Williams

Professor Graham Williams
Professor of Structural Geology

Professor Hugh Torrens

Professor Hugh Torrens
Emeritus Professor of History of Science and Technology

Professor John Winchester

Professor John Winchester
Emeritus Professor

Professor Stuart Burley

Professor Stuart Burley
Emeritus Professor

Honorary Professors and Honorary Senior Research Fellows

Fellows of the University

Dr Bernard Besly

Dr Bernard Besly
Honorary Research Fellow

Dr Brian Turton

Dr Brian Turton

Dr David Emley

Dr David Emley
Honorary Fellow

Dr Philip Lane

Dr Philip Lane
Fellow of the University


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*Accreditation is dependent on the degree route and modules taken