Prof. Guy Robinson
Guy Robinson is the Director of the Centre for Rural Health and Community Development, and Dean of Research, Centre for Regional Engagement at the University of South Australia. Previously Guy worked at Kingston University, London (1994-2008), the University of Edinburgh (1979-1994) and the University of Oxford (1977-8). He was Head of the School of Geography at Kingston University London from 1994-2000, and Director of the Centre for Earth & Environmental Science Research (CEESR) from 2003-8. At Edinburgh he was a Lecturer in the School of Geography (1979-1988) and Senior Lecturer (1988-94). At Oxford he was the Radcliffe Meteorological Observer and Acting Demonstrator in the School of Geography. He is currently the Editor of 'Land Use Policy' and the 'British Review of New Zealand Studies (BRONZS)'. He was awarded the President's Medal by the Royal Scottish Geographical Society in 1994, and (with Henning Bjornlund and Ahmed Al-Marsoodi) won the Royal Geographical Society's Wilfred Thesiger Award in 2009. He has held visiting positions at the following universities: Regina (1978); Canterbury (NZ) (1984); Melbourne (1987); Queensland (1990); Newcastle (NSW) (1993); Otago (1997: William Evans Visiting Fellow); Guelph (2002); Australian Defence Force Academy (2004); and currently holds Visiting Professorships at Kingston University, London and South Bank University, London. Guy’s many research interests include: rural and regional development; environmental management - especially issues relating to sustainable agriculture and waste management; quantitative and qualitative analysis of geographical data; nationalism and identity.
Dr. Stewart Barr
Stewart Barr graduated from the University of Exeter’s Geography Department in 1998 and continued his studies at Exeter undertaking a PhD thesis entitled ‘Factors influencing household attitudes and behaviours towards waste management in Exeter, Devon’. Building on this research, he was instrumental in obtaining a £113,000 grant from ESRC to work on ‘Environmental Action in and Around the Home’. After working for two years as a Research Fellow on this project, He is now Senior Lecturer in Human Geography in the Department and Director of the MSc in MSc in Sustainable Development. Stewart’s main research interests include: geographies of sustainable development; environmental and sustainability policy in the UK; environmental lifestyles and citizenship; quantitative methods in geography.
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Dr. Mark Riley
Mark Riley is a Lecturer in the Department of Geography at the University of Portsmouth. Previously he was a Research Fellow on two AHRC funded research projects: the first in the Centre for Environmental History at the University of St Andrews; and the second in the Department of Geography at the University of Exeter, where he worked with David Harvey on a project entitled 'Landscape archaeology and community in Devon: an oral history approach’. His research interests relate primarily to the social and cultural aspects of rural and environmental change. His PhD research, which was undertaken in the School of Geography at the University of Nottingham, considered changing agricultural practices and contemporary nature conservation. This research, which is being developed into a number of new research trajectories, took an ethnographic approach to the study of changing farm practices, challenging economic-centred models of agricultural change and problematising current conservation efforts.
Dr. Terry Tudor
Terry Tudor is a Research Fellow in the School of Science and Technology at the University of Northampton. Previously he was a Research Assistant, at the University of Exeter, and an Instructor at the Samuel Jackman Prescod Polytechnic in Barbados. His PhD, which he obtained from the University of Exeter, was entitled An examination of the influencing factors and policies for sustainable waste management: a case study of the Cornwall NHS. Terry’s primary research interests include: healthcare waste management; resource efficiency; environmental change management in large organisations; environmental behaviour; corporate social responsibility.
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Dr. Steven Guilbert
Steven Guilbert is a Research Fellow in the Centre for Earth & Environmental Science Research (CEESR) at Kingston University, London. Previously he was a Research Associate on two ESRC funded research projects/programmes: the first in the Institute of Geography and Earth Sciences at the University of Wales, Aberystwyth working on the Grassroots Rural Protest and Political Activity in Britain project; and the second, in the Department of Geography, at the University of Sheffield on The Waste of the World programme. His PhD research, which was undertaken in the School of Geography at the University of Nottingham, was entitled Cultural and Political Geographies of Salmon Netting. His research interests cover a broad range of issues and theoretical areas including ideas and notions of: historicity, heritage, and memory; landscape, place, and environment; scale, space, and ecology; community, class, and identity; knowledges, performances, and representations; governance, authority, and resistance.
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Dr. Alan Metcalfe
Alan Metcalfe is a Research Fellow in the Department of Geography at the University of Portsmouth. He is an experienced researcher who has worked on several previous research projects including: ‘The Social Technologies of Waste’ as part of the ESRC funded ‘Waste of the World’ programme; ‘Men, Children, Food’ within the Leverhulme Trust funded ‘Changing Families, Changing Food’ programme; and a stand-alone ESRC funded project ‘Disposal, Devaluation and Consumerism’. He has a range of interests reflected in and generated by this research, including material culture, consumption and waste, food, families and households, and governance and has published widely on these and allied issues in academic and non-academic publications. Prior to these research projects he taught in the Further Education sector before completing his PhD in Sociology at Lancaster University.