Honorary Fellows

We are pleased to maintain active research links with the following academics.

Peter Simmons
Associate Researcher, School of Environmental Sciences, UEA.
Research interests include: the experience and management of situated risk (including both natural and technological hazards); narrative approaches to risk; relations of knowledge and expertise; and interdisciplinary and transdisciplinary research. Recent projects focused on natural hazards include: ‘Harnessing Citizen Science to Reinforce Resilience to Environmental Disasters’ (GCRF) and ‘Strengthening Resilience in Volcanic Areas, STREVA’ (NERC/ESRC). Research projects on the nuclear sector and radioactive waste management have included: MoDeRn (EC FP7), on stakeholder involvement in the monitoring of geological repositories; InSOTEC (EC FP7), on socio-technical challenges to geological disposal; CARL (European RWMO consortium), on stakeholder involvement in the field of radioactive waste management; and ‘Living with Nuclear Risk’ (ESRC), on local experience of living with nuclear power.

Presidential Fellow in Environment in the Department of Geography at the University of Manchester.
He joined Manchester in 2018 after five years as James Martin Fellow in the Institute for Science, Innovation and Society at the University of Oxford. His research focuses on the interactions between global environmental change and society, particularly in relation to climate change and energy. He has published widely on these topics in top ranked academic journals, including Nature Energy, Global Environmental Change and Environmental Science & Policy. He has also served as an advisor on climate change and energy issues to various government departments. Bellamy is committed to interdisciplinary research and draws on insights from across the natural and social sciences and the humanities.

Tim O’Riordan
Professor of Environmental Sciences, University of East Anglia
Tim received an OBE in 2010, is a Deputy Lieutenant of the County of Norfolk, served as Sheriff of Norwich (2009-10), and is a Fellow of the British Academy. He has edited a number of key books on the institutional aspects of global environmental change, policy and practice, and is actively involved in research on the better governance for sustainability. He is also active in the evolution of sustainability science partnerships. His direct work relates to designing future coastlines in East Anglia in England and in Portugal, so that they are ready for sea level rise and the creation of sound economies and societies for a sustainable future. Tim plays the double-bass in a local chamber orchestra