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Dr Meghan Alexander BSc (Hons), PhD

Dr Meghan Alexander

BSc (Hons), PhD

Research Associate

School of Earth and Ocean Sciences

Email:
alexanderm5@cardiff.ac.uk
Telephone:
+44 (0)29 2087 9064
Location:
1.37, Main Building, Park Place, Cardiff, CF10 3AT
  • Flood risk management
  • Natural hazards & climate change
  • Governance; Resilience
  • Ecosystem services
  • Research Associate – School of Earth and Ocean Sciences, Cardiff University (July 2017 - present
  • Research Fellow - Sustainability Research Institute, University of Leeds (July 2016 – July 2017)
  • Researcher - Flood Hazard Research Centre, Middlesex University (Sept 2013 – July 2016)
  • PhD - Flood Hazard Research Centre, Middlesex University (2009 – 2013)
  • Postgraduate Certificate in social science research methods - Middlesex University (2009 – 2010)
  • BSc (Hons) Geography (First class) - Institute of Geography and Earth Science, University of Wales, Aberystwyth  (2006 – 2009)

Professional memberships

  • Postgraduate Fellow at the Royal Geographical Society with the Institute of British Geographers

Academic positions

  • Research Fellow, Sustainability Research Institute, University of Leeds (July 2016 – July 2017)
  • Researcher, Flood Hazard Research Centre, Middlesex University (Sept 2013 – July 2016)

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Meghan is a Research Associate within the School of Earth and Ocean Sciences at Cardiff University. Her experience spans a range of research themes related to flood risk management and natural hazards more broadly, including risk governance, policy analysis, societal resilience, vulnerability and adaptation in the context of climate uncertainty. Meghan is currently involved in the Valuing Nature Programme-funded project “CoastWEB” – Valuing the contribution which coasts make to human health and wellbeing, with a focus on the alleviation of coastal natural hazards and extreme events.

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