Lecturer in Public Health, University of Stirling

Extreme Team

Extreme Events Team. Click on each image for more information about that researcher.

Adam Kleczkowski (Faculty of Natural Sciences)

Mathemtical modelling, with a strong focus on exploring links between human behaviour and natural systems, particularly in human and plant epidemiology and resilience of systems to disease and pest outbreaks.

Al Jump (Faculty of Natural Sciences)

Impacts of environmental changes from global to local scales and collaborations that reach into all forested continents of the globe.

Andrew Watterson (Faculty of Health Sciences & Sport)

Interface between social science, science and health, leading on impact assessments of events ranging from explosions to energy sources.

Ash Ward (Faculty of Health Sciences & Sport)

Men's health, cancer, pregnancy loss, Delphi technique and health system development and adaptation.

Gemma Robinson (Faculty of Arts and Humanities)

Cultural production, with a strong focus on sudden and forced displacement of peoples, in conjunction with partners from Guyana, Trinidad and India.

Ian Simpson (Faculty of Natural Sciences

Soil and sediment formations as Anthropocene indicators and historical narratives defining resource utilisation and management by early societies together with their landscape consequences.

Jennifer Dickie (Faculty of Natural Sciences)

Interaction between people and the environment with a specific interest in how informal networks of people and resources confer or disrupt stability in vulnerable communities.

Keri Davies (Stirling Management School)

Blends experience in geography, computing science and marketing, with a specific interest in the catalysts for change in supply lines and networks that extreme events represent.

Kirsty Loudon (Faculty of Health Sciences & Sport)

Trial and study designs to help answer health research questions that meet the needs of patients, healthcare professionals and policymakers in the “real world”.

Niall Hamilton-Smith (Faculty of Social Sciences)

How organisations conceptualise, measure and negotiate risks including examining security governance and risk management associated with sporting mega events.

Pete Coffee (Faculty of Health Sciences & Sport)

Helping people to think adaptively – Adaptive Thinking - the lens through which we view events and situations that shape cognitions, emotions, and behaviours.

Sandra Engstrom (Faculty of Social Sciences)

Eco/green social work, including social work and natural disaster recovery/preparedness, social work and climate change/sustainability and eco therapy

Tony Robertson (Faculty of Health Sciences & Sport)


Effects of socioeconomic inequalities on health, bridging the disciplines of public health, social science and biomedicine.