Staff Profiles: Dr. Louise Best

Dr. Louise Best

Staff Profile: Dr. Louise Best
Senior Lecturer in Physical Geography

Dr. Louise Best

Dr. Louise Best

Senior Lecturer in Physical Geography

Environmental Sciences

I am a physical geographer interested in reconstructing environmental change, with particular expertise in coasts and sea-level change.

Biography

I am a physical geographer interested in reconstructing environmental change, with particular expertise in coasts and sea-level change. My recent research is focussed on relative sea-level changes in western Scotland since the last glaciation, using fieldwork and laboratory analysis to provide new constraints of environmental and relative sea-level change.

Qualifications

Award Title Institution Date
PGCert Postgraduate Certificate in Academic Practice University of Gloucestershire 2020
PhD Environmental Geography University of York 2016
MSc Geography University of Durham 2012
BSc (Hons) Geography University of Durham 2011

Accreditation

Fellow of the Higher Education Academy

Membership of professional bodies

Quaternary Research Association (QRA)

Sea Level and Coastal Change (SLaCC) Group Coordinator

Teaching and research

Teaching

Introductory Geographical Research & Fieldwork

Earth Systems & Processes

Practical Environmental Investigation

Fieldwork Elective

Sea-Level Change and Coasts

Palaeoecology

Changing Coasts

Level

Undergraduate, Postgraduate