7 - Earth Systems and Environmental Sciences

Environmental Sciences at Ulster has increased its research quality in REF 2014, recording a 37% improvement in its levels of world-leading or internationally excellent research which includes 58% of research publications and 63% research impact judged at 4*/3* level.

Unit Co-ordinator:
Professor Sandy Steacy

Environmental Sciences at Ulster has increased its research  quality in REF 2014, recording a 37% improvement in its levels of world-leading  or internationally excellent research which includes 58% of research  publications and 63% research impact  judged at 4*/3* level.

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63% of research impact judged  to be world-leading or internationally excellent

People Involved

The following university staff are involved with the research activities of this Unit of Assessment and participated in the 2014 Research Excellence Framework:

People Involved
NameRole
Benetti, S Dr Lecturer in Environmental Change
Breen, CP Dr Reader
Clark, PU Professor Professor of Quaternary Science
Cooper, JAG Professor Professor of Coastal Studies
Dunlop, P Dr Senior Lecturer
Fornara, D Dr Lecturer in Terrestrial Ecology
Forsythe, W Dr Senior Lecturer
Jackson, DWT Professor Professor of Coastal Geomorphology
Jordan, P Professor Professor of Catchment Science
McCabe, AM Professor Professor of Quaternary Science
McCloskey, J Professor Professor of Geophysics
McGonigle, CD Dr Lecturer in Marine Science
McKenzie, S Dr Lecturer in Geography
Nalbant, S Dr Reader
O'Connor, MC Dr Lecturer in Geography/Environmental Sciences
Plets, R Dr Lecturer in Marine Science (Marine Geology)
Quinn, RJ Dr Reader
Rippey, BHRT Professor Professor of Environmental Science
Steacy, S Professor Director of Environmental Sciences Research Institute
Westley, K Dr Research Associate

Research Outputs

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Research Impact Case Studies

Changing Water Policy in the Republic of Ireland

Professor Phil Jordan (p.jordan@ulster.ac.uk)

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Rediscovering the lost town of Dunluce Castle – heritage, community  engagement and sustainability in Northern Ireland

Dr Colin Breen (cp.breen@ulster.ac.uk)

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The development of evidence based biodiversity policy and practice in  Northern Ireland

Dr Alan Cooper (a.cooper@ulster.ac.uk)

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Research Environment

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