Dr Nicholas Spedding
Dr Nicholas Spedding

Dr Nicholas Spedding

BA (Cantab.) PhD (Edin.)

Lecturer (Scholarship)


Research Overview

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 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.