Dr Emma Shuttleworth

Lecturer in Physical Geography

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Education and Career
2019 - present: Lecturer in Physical Geography and Programme Director of Geography with Professional Placement, University of Manchester 
2017 - 2019: Research Associate, Protect-NFM (NE/R004560/1), University of Manchester
2014 - 2017: Research Associate, Making Space for Water and associated projects, University of Manchester
2009 – 2014: PhD, Tracing peatland geomorphology: sediment and contaminant movements in eroding and restored systems, University of Manchester
2007 – 2008: MSc, Environment and Climate ChangeUniversity of Liverpool
2001 – 2005: BSc (Hons) Geography, University of Liverpool
Professional Activities
2019 - present: Assistant Editor for Mires and Peat
2015 – 2017: European Geosciences Union Early Career Scientist Representative for Geomorphology
2014 – 2015: Press Officer for the British Society for Geomorphology

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I take an active role in promoting the field of geomorphology. I am part of a team leading the BSG Communicating Geomorphology Working Group. Unlike other 'ologies' (biology, geology, psychology, etc) there is limited awareness of geomorphology outside of the discipline, which presents a great challenge when trying to highlight the importance of our work to stakeholders and the public.  We aim to further our understanding of how a wider audience ‘sees’ geomorphology and its relevance, in order to determine how best our research should be communicated and promoted. 

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