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Prof Janet Hooke BSc, PhD, CGeog, FRGS, FBSG

The John Rankin Professor of Geography and Professor of Physical Geography Geography and Planning


    Personal Statement

    BSc Hons Geography, University of Bristol
    PhD, University of Exeter
    Chartered Geographer – CGeog (Geomorphology)

    Personal Distinctions

    • Appointed The John Rankin Professor of Geography, University of Liverpool (Department of Geography and Planning, University of Lvierpool 2016)
    • Busk Medal for ‘Field research in river systems and their conservation’ (Royal Geographical Society 2009)
    • Elected Fellow (British Society for Geomorphology 2013)
    • Member of EA/Defra Flood and Coastal Erosion Risk Management R&D Programme Theme Advisory Group (TAG) on Asset Management (Defra/EA 2013)
    • Member of Natural England Science Advisory Committee (Natural England 2013)
    • Author of one of 10 best papers in geomorphology in journal over past 30 years (Transactions for Institute of British Geographers 2010)
    • On Steering Group of EU COST Action ES1104 Arid Lands Restoration and Combat of Desertification: Setting Up a Drylands and Desert Restoration Hub (EU COST Action ES1104 2012)
    • Symposium on Regional Floods: Regional effects of changes in the river system (Invitation to Speak, ERC Project Deciphering River Flood Change (FLOODCHANGE), Vienna, 2015)
    • Joint Scientific Committee (Invitation to Perform, French Geomorphological Association 2013)
    • Visiting Professor (Rhodes University, South Africa 2012)
    • Visitor and Guest Lecturer, (Invitation to Speak, Sao Paulo State University (UNESP), Brazil 2013)
    • Invited paper (Invitation to Speak, Binghamton Symposium 2007)

    Administrative Roles

    • Environmental Change Research Group Leader
    • Level 1 Head of Department, 2009-2013

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