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Personal Statement

Academic qualifications
BA: Natural Sciences (Class 1 Honours), Cambridge University, UK 1972-75
MA: Natural Sciences, Cambridge University, UK 1978
PhD: Botany, Cambridge University, UK 1978
Modern pollen representation factors and vegetation history for woods in south-east England. Supervisor H.J.B. Birks
Docent: Forest Ecology, Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences 1991
Professor: Environmental Sciences, Liverpool University 2005

Current employment
2005- Professor, School of Environmental Sciences, Liverpool University, UK
2012- Adjunct Professor, Ecosystem Science, Lund University, Sweden

Previous employment
1978-1980 Research Associate, Geology, Brown University, USA
1981-82 Research Fellow, Geophysics, Edinburgh University, UK
1982-88 Lecturer, Botany, Trinity College Dublin, Ireland
1988-94 Senior Research Council Fellow, Forest Ecology, Sweden
1994-96 Associate Professor, Forest Ecology, SLU, Sweden
1996-2002 State Geologist and Head of Department, Environmental History and Climate Change, Geological Survey of Denmark and Greenland
2003-05 Senior Researcher, Copenhagen Geocenter, Denmark

Prizes or Honours

  • Adjunct Professor (University of Lund, 2012)
  • Visiting Professor LUCCI Fellowship (University of Lund, 2011)
  • Elected Chairperson (European Pollen Database, 2008)
  • Co-ordinator of the European Pollen Database (European Pollen Community, 2007)
  • One of top 10 Swedish forest research contributions relevant for next century (Sveriges Skogsvårdsförbund , 2000)
  • Vega Medal Lecturer, Uppsala University 1998 (Swedish Geographical Society , 1998)

Funded Fellowships

  • Senior Research fellowship (Swedish Science Research Council, 1988)