Dr Robert Bellamy

Presidential Fellow (Academic)

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Dr Rob Bellamy is Lecturer in Climate and Society in the Department of Geography at the University of Manchester. His research focuses on the social science of climate, nature, and technology, exploring how climate change and responses to it are perceived, evaluated, and governed. He has published widely on these issues in top interdisciplinary and disciplinary academic journals including Nature Energy, Global Environmental Change, and Transactions of the Institute of British Geographers. He is currently Co-Investigator and Lead on Responsible Innovation for the UK’s national carbon dioxide removal directorate hub, CO2RE. He was awarded a Presidential Fellowship at the University of Manchester from 2018 – 2022, and ‘Best Researcher of the Year’ 2021 for the University’s Faculty of 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, climate tipping points, extreme weather, carbon dioxide removal, solar geoengineering, energy systems, climate change adaptation, public perception, technology assessment, governance

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