People in the Centre for Water Law, Policy and Science

People

Core staff

Andrew Allan

  • Role: Director
  • Areas of expertise: National water law: legal frameworks for water resources management; climate change adaptation; flooding; irrigation; stakeholder engagement.

Associates

Dr Ana Bastida

  • Affiliation: CEPMLP
  • Areas of expertise: Water governance; Water and society; Water resource management; Water security; Water scarcity and drought; Sustainability.

Dr Andrew Black

  • Affiliation: Geography and Environmental Science, School of Social Sciences
  • Areas of expertise: Hydrology: flood risk and flood management; impacts of rewilding on water catchments; retreating glacier systems; use of historical records in hydrology.

Dr Irena Connon

  • Affiliation: Geography and Environmental Science
  • Areas of expertise: Climate change; Coastal environments; Contaminants of emerging concern; Disaster risk management; Energy; Flood risk management; Human health and wellbeing; Pollution; Sustainability; Transboundary water issues; Urban environment; WASH; Water and society; Water governance; Water quality; Water resource management; Water scarcity and drought; Water security.

Dr Simon Cook

  • Affiliation: Geography and Environmental Science, School of Social Sciences
  • Areas of expertise: Glaciology, geohazards, geomorphology: glacial, fluvial and mass movement processes; response of glacial environments to climate change, including water security, geohazards and risks posed by deglaciation.

Professor Alastair Dawson

  • Affiliation: Geography and Environmental Science
  • Areas of expertise: Climate change; Coastal environments.

Professor Sue Dawson

  • Affiliation: Geography and Environmental Science, School of Social Sciences
  • Areas of expertise: Hazard geoscience: extreme coastal change, including tsunamis and storms and their onshore sedimentological signature.

Dr Thomas Dyer

  • Affiliation: Science and Engineering
  • Areas of expertise: Energy; Pollution; Sustainability; Urban environment; Construction materials.

Mr Georges Gharios

  • Affiliation: Law
  • Areas of expertise: Agriculture and irrigation; Climate change; Water and society; Water governance; Water resource management; Water security.

Ms Bhawana Gupta

  • Affiliation: Geography and Environmental Science
  • Areas of expertise: Agriculture and irrigation; Climate change; Energy; Hydrogeology; Hydrology; Remote sensing and GIS; Sustainability; Transboundary water issues; Water and society; Water governance; Water resource management; Water scarcity and drought; Water security.

Dr Sarah Halliday

  • Affiliation: Geography and Environmental Science, School of Social Sciences
  • Areas of expertise: Hydrochemical monitoring and modelling: links between instream and wider catchment processes; impact of environmental change on hydrochemical processes and implications for achievement of legislative standards.

Professor Raphael Heffron

  • Affiliation: CEPMLP
  • Areas of expertise: Climate change; Energy; Economics and Finance; Pollution; Sustainability; Water and society; Water quality; Water resource management.

Dr Sarah Hendry

  • Affiliation: Law, School of Social Sciences
  • Areas of expertise: National water law: legal frameworks for water resources management; water rights and abstractions; water quality and pollution control; governance and regulation of water services.

Professor Nick Hopkins

  • Affiliation: Psychology, School of Social Sciences
  • Areas of expertise: The social psychology of group behaviour; social identities; political communication and mobilisation; the framing of social problems; intergroup conflict.

Ms Tanya Jones

  • Affiliation: Law
  • Areas of expertise: Climate change; Glaciology; Water scarcity and drought.

Dr Rebecca Koomen

  • Affiliation: Psychology
  • Areas of expertise: Climate change; Sustainability; Human behaviour.

Professor Tania Kovats

  • Affiliation: DJCAD
  • Areas of expertise: Climate change; Coastal environments; Ecology; Transboundary water issues; Water and society; Water governance; Disaster risk management; Flood risk management; Human health and wellbeing; Meteorology; Pollution; Water and sanitation services; Water in art and culture.

Dr Elizabeth Lakin

  • Affiliation: Education and Social Work
  • Areas of expertise: Agriculture and irrigation; Ecology; Human health and wellbeing; Sustainability; Urban environment; Water and society; Water quality; Climate change; Outdoor learning and education generally.

Professor Carol MacKintosh

  • Affiliation: School of Life Sciences
  • Areas of expertise: Human health and wellbeing; Contaminants of emerging concern; Water governance; Water quality.

Dr Blair McKenzie

  • Affiliation: Geography and Environmental Science
  • Areas of expertise: Agriculture and irrigation; Water and sanitation services; Water scarcity and drought.

Dr Alexandra Morel

  • Affiliation: Geography and Environmental Science
  • Areas of expertise: Climate change; Agriculture and irrigation; Ecology; Sustainability; Remote sensing and GIS.

Professor Graeme Morton

  • Affiliation: History and Archives & Information Studies
  • Areas of expertise: Climate change; Human health and wellbeing; Meteorology; Urban environment; Water and sanitation services; Water and society.

Dr Dumiso Moyo

  • Affiliation: Architecture and Urban Planning
  • Areas of expertise: Sustainability; Urban environment; Water and sanitation services; Water and society; Water governance; Water security;.

Dr Moray Newlands

  • Affiliation: Civil Engineering
  • Areas of expertise: Climate change; Disaster risk management; Contaminants of emerging concern; Geomechanics and geotechnics; Pollution; Sustainability; Water resource management; Water scarcity and drought; Water security; Urban environment; Energy;Economics and Finance.

Dr Maria Augusta Paim

  • Affiliation: CEPMLP
  • Areas of expertise: Climate change; Disaster risk management; Energy; Sustainability; Water security; Water governance; Pollution.

Professor Colin Reid

  • Affiliation: Law, School of Social Sciences
  • Areas of expertise: Environmental law: environmental concerns in the regulation of hydro-electric dams; environmental information regulations; biodiversity; payment for ecosystem services; environmental regulation after Brexit.

Professor Volker Röben

  • Affiliation: Law, School of Social Sciences
  • Areas of expertise: International law: energy law; marine resources.

Professor Andrea Ross

  • Affiliation: Law, School of Social Sciences
  • Areas of expertise: National law: sustainable development law; environmental law and planning.

Professor John Rowan

  • Affiliation: Geography and Environmental Science, School of Social Sciences
  • Areas of expertise: Water resources and river basin management: erosion and sedimentation issues; environmental change; governance and ecohydrology.

Dr Beverley Searle

  • Affiliation: Geography and Environmental Science
  • Areas of expertise: Human health and wellbeing; Sustainability.

Professor Chris Spray

  • Affiliation: Geography and Environmental Science, School of Social Sciences
  • Areas of expertise: Ecology; Flood risk management; Water governance; Water resource management; Water and society; Conservation of Wetland Biodiversity.

Dr Dejan Stjepanovic

  • Affiliation: Politics and International Relations
  • Areas of expertise: Transboundary water issues; Water governance; Water security.

Dr Sergei Vinogradov

  • Affiliation: Law, School of Social Sciences
  • Areas of expertise: Environmental and natural resources law: water security and international law of water resources; ocean governance; energy security and transnational energy infrastructures.

Mrs Carolin Vorstius

  • Affiliation: Geography and Environmental Science
  • Areas of expertise: Climate change; Hydrology; Pollution; Sustainability; Water and society; Water governance; Water quality; Water resource management; Water scarcity and drought; Water security.

Dr Sean Whittaker

  • Affiliation: Law
  • Areas of expertise: Sustainability; Climate change; Disaster risk management; Flood risk management; Water governance.