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King's Water Staff work in various departments across King's and come from a wide range of backgrounds. Our Core Members are detailed below.

Tony Allan

Professor Emeritus

  • understanding and communication of water issues
  • how water issues are linked to agriculture, climate change, economics and politics
  • social and political contexts which influence water use and  policy
  • global water resource

Nic Bury

Reader in Aquatic Eco-Toxicology 

  • aquatic ecotoxicology
  • pollutant (heavy metals and pharmaceuticals) bioaccumulation
  • development of novel biological sensors for environmental monitoring
  • fish ecology

Michael Chadwick


  • rivers and estuaries
  • ecosystem function and structure
  • applied aquatic ecology
  • macroinvertebrates and fish biological monitoring

David Demeritt

Professor of Geography

  • flood risk management
  • cultural politics of climate change
  • environmental politics and policy science studies and social theory

Rob Francis

Senior Lecturer

  • biogeomorphology and ecohydrology
  • urban ecosystems and biodiversity
  • reconciliation ecology
  • invasive species
  • river management

Alex Loftus

Senior Lecturer

  • urban political ecology
  • politics of water infrastructure
  • everyday environmentalism
  • radical geography

Bruce Malamud

Professor of Natural and Environmental Hazards

  • Natural and environmental hazards (floods, landslides and 
  • Heavy-metal contamination of riparian and aquatic systems)
  • Time-series analyses, mathematical models, data visualization 
  • Tools from the complexity sciences: fractals, self-organized behaviour, cellular-automata models

Naho Mirumachi (Lead)

Lecturer in Geography

  • transboundary water conflict and cooperation
  • water governance
  • environmental security
  • framing of natural resources management

Mark Mulligan

Reader in Geography

  • eco-hydrology
  • Mediterranean desertification
  • climate and land use change on tropical forests
  • GIS and modelling – Colombia, Ecuador

Daanish Mustafa

Reader in Geography

  • critical water resources geography
  • social networks and environmental management
  • vulnerability to rural and urban flood hazards

Daniel Schillereff

Teaching Fellow

  • Augmenting flood risk analysis using palaeohydrological data
  • Macronutrient dynamics in lakes, peatlands and soils
  • Palaeolimnological records of metal contamination
  • Deciphering geomorphological processes from sedimentary archives

Emma Tebbs

Lecturer in Physical Geography

  • Remote sensing of aquatic and terrestrial ecosystems
  • Field spectroscopy and algorithm development
  • Ecohydrology and lake ecology
  • Biodiversity conservation
  • Sustainable development
  • East Africa
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