Prospective PhD Students

I am interested to receive approaches from students who would like to study for a PhD with me in the areas of the cultural history of climate change, STS approaches to studying climate science and knowledge, representations and discourses of climate in the media, and the philosophy of climate and climate change.  Please state clearly your […]

Previous PhD Students

I have acted as primary supervisor for 15 PhD students, all of whom have successfully completed their doctorates.  I have also been external or internal examiner for a further 24 PhD theses, in the UK, Australia, Canada and the Netherlands. Chaya Vaddhanaphuti (2017): Experiencing and performing in the field: how do Northern Thai farmers make […]

Beyond Counting Climate Consensus

This peer-reviewed essay, written with colleagues from the University of Nottingham, has just been published in the journal Environmental Communication, together with an associated press release.  The abstract reads: “Several studies have been using quantified consensus within climate science...

WIREs Climate Change – rising impact factor

The new journal impact factors for 2016 announced last week show the growing citation success of the journal which I edit, WIREs Climate Change.   Our Thomson-Reuters JIF for 2016 was 4.57, the highest we have been since the journal launched in 2010.  The new Elsevier CiteScore, calculated in a slightly different way to the […]