I studied Geography at the Universities of Oxford (BA Hons, 1980-1983) and Aberdeen (PhD, 1984-1987) before taking up a position at Keele University as a lecturer in 1987. I am currently Head of Geography Programmes, and Course Director for Physical Geography. I was awarded a National Teaching Fellowship by the Higher Education Academy in 2008. I am a Fellow of the Royal Geographical Society, a Fellow of the Higher Education Academy and a Chartered Geographer.
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