Dr Nicholas Spedding

Dr Nicholas Spedding
BA (Cantab.) PhD (Edin.)

Lecturer (Scholarship)

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The University of Aberdeen B26 St Mary's
Research

Research Interests

Landscapes of Arctic and Alpine areas. Hydrology and geomorphology, especially ice and meltwater processes associated with sediment transfer and landform/landscape development. Theoretical and philosophical aspects of geography, with a particular interest in the different concepts that earth scientists use to understand environmental change and landscape response. History of academic geography, history, philosophy and sociology of science.

Teaching

Teaching Responsibilities

Programme Leader MA and BSc Geography.  Course coordinator for GG1007: Global Worlds, Global Challenges, GG3031: Approaches to Geography, GG3564: Research Design and Methods, GG4566: Geographical Issues, SX1505: Science and the Media.

Publications

Publications 

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Contributions to Journals

Articles

  • Lorimer, H. & Spedding, N. (2005). 'Locating field science: a geographical family expedition to Glen Roy, Scotland'. British Journal for the History of Science, vol 38, pp. 13-33.
    [Online] DOI: 10.1017/S0007087404006442
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