I have acted as primary supervisor for 18 PhD students, all of whom have successfully completed their doctorates. I have also been external or internal examiner for a further 28 PhD theses, in the UK, Australia, Canada and the Netherlands.
- Noam Obermeister (2023): How and what do science advisers learn? Insights from environmental science-policy in the UK. Current position: Research analysts at Centre for Systems Solutions, Germany.
- David Durand-Delacre (2023): Epistemic mobilities of climate migration: A French case study. Current position: Postdoctoral researcher at the UN University in Bonn.
- Maximilian Hepach (2022): Is climate real? A phenomenological approach to climate and its changes. Current position: Postdoctoral researcher at the University of Potsdam.
- Ramya Tella (2019): Knowledge, territoriality and the statecraft: the performance of authority in Indian climate politics Current position: Master’s Student in Urban Environmental and Planning, at the University of Virginia’s School of Architecture.
- Chaya Vaddhanaphuti (2017): Experiencing and performing in the field: how do Northern Thai farmers make sense of weather and climate change? Current position: Lecturer in Geography, Chiang Mai University, Thailand.
- Maud Borie (2016) Between place and cosmos: the challenges of making IPBES. Current position: Lecturer in Environment, Science and Society, Department of Geography, King’s College London.
- Kate Gannon (2016) ’40 million salmon might be wrong’: Ecological worldviews and geoengineering technologies: the case of the Haida Salmon Restoration Corporation. Current position: Research Fellow in Sustinable Development at the Grantham Institute, London School of Economics.
- Martin Mahony (2013) Epistemic geographies of climate change: the IPCC and the spaces, boundaries and politics of knowing. Current position: Lecturer, School of Environmental Sciences, University of East Anglia.
Saffron O’Neill (2008) An iconic approach to representing dangerous climate change. Saffron was awarded the 2011 UK Scopus Young Researcher Award for Social Science, awarded by Elsevier and the UK/US Fulbright Commission. This is an award given to recognise and reward the talent, knowledge and expertise of young scientists in a variety of disciplines. Current position: Professor in Climate and Society, Department of Geography, University of Exeter.
Neil Jennings (2008) How and why did the possibility of the collapse of the Thermohaline Circulation emerge as a risk issue in the UK, and with what potential consequences? Neil’s 2010 paper in the journal Area, based on his PhD research, was runner-up for Area‘s ‘Best paper of the year by a young scholar’ prize for 2010. He founded, and was previously General Manager of, Student Switch Off. Current position: Partnership Development Manager, Grantham Institute, Imperial College London.
Suraje Dessai (2005) Robust adaptation decisions amid climate change uncertainties. Current position: Professor of Climate Change Adaptation at the Sustainability Research Institute in the School of Earth and Environment at the University of Leeds and UKRI Resilience Champion.
Irene Lorenzoni (2003) Present choices, future climates: a cross-cultural study of perceptions in Italy and the UK. Current position: Professor of Society and Environmental Change in the School of Environmental Sciences, University of East Anglia.
- Tim Mitchell (2001) An investigation of the pattern-scaling technique for describing future climates. Current profession: Climate services scientist, UK Met Office
Elaine Barrow (1999) On the evaluation and construction of climate change scenarios for use in crop-climate models. Current profession: Climate change scenarios consultant, Canada.
Nick Brooks (1999) Dust-climate interactions in the Sahel-Sahara zone of northern Africa, with particular reference to late twentieth century Sahelian drought. Current profession: Independent environmental consultant.
- Martin Airey (1996) On the evaluation of precipitation in global climate models. Current position: School Headteacher, Darrick Wood Academy School.
Declan Conway (1993) Climate change and the hydrology of the Nile Basin. Current position: Research Director and Professorial Research Fellow, Grantham Research Institute on Climate Change and Environment, London School of Economics.
Vincent Okwany (1991) Climate and vegetation relationships in southwestern Kenya and the potential impacts of a warmer world. Deceased.