Dr Emma Shuttleworth

Lecturer in Physical Geography

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Education and Career
2014 - present: Research Associate, School of Environment, Education and Development
2009 – 2014: PhD, Tracing peatland geomorphology: sediment and contaminant movements in eroding and restored systems, School of Environment, Education and Development, University of Manchester
2007 – 2008: MSc, Environment and Climate ChangeUniversity of Liverpool
2001 – 2005: BSc (Hons) Geography, University of Liverpool
Professional Activities
2014 – present: Press Officer for the British Society for Geomorphology
2015 – present: European Geosciences Union Early Career Scientist Representative 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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