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Professor 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)

    Prizes or Honours

    • Appointed The John Rankin Professor of Geography, University of Liverpool (Department of Geography and Planning, University of Lvierpool, 2016)
    • 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)
    • Visiting Professor (Rhodes University, South Africa, 2012)
    • Author of one of 10 best papers in geomorphology in journal over past 30 years (Transactions for Institute of British Geographers, 2010)
    • Busk Medal for ‘Field research in river systems and their conservation’ (Royal Geographical Society, 2009)

    Other Personal Distinctions

    • 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)