Dr Robert Bellamy

Presidential Fellow (Academic)

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Dr Rob Bellamy is Presidential Fellow in Environment in the Department of Geography at the University of Manchester. He joined Manchester in 2018 after five years as James Martin Fellow in the Institute for Science, Innovation and Society at the University of Oxford. His research focuses on the interactions between global environmental change and society, particularly in relation to climate change, negative emissions and geoengineering. He has published widely on these topics in top ranked academic journals, including Nature Energy, Global Environmental Change and Environmental Science & Policy. He has also served as an advisor on climate change issues to various government departments. Bellamy is committed to interdisciplinarity and draws on insights from across the natural and social sciences and the humanities.


BSc Environmental Sciences (University of York), MSc (Distinction) Climate Change (University of East Anglia), PhD Environmental Social Science (University of East Anglia)


  • climate change, negative emissions, geoengineering, risk perception, social appraisal

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