A little more about Carolyn...
Based in the Earth Sciences Department, University of Oxford.
Applied research and consultancy in water resources science and management (flooding, water supply, water quality), business-university innovation development, and Higher Education pedagogic and managerial areas. Advisor to government agencies. Occasional work for the police as an expert witness, advising on the movement of human bodies through UK river and canal systems.
Natural Environment Research Council-funded projects, currently including Project FOSTER, concerned with the exchange of flood science information with end users in local authorities. Project emerged from technical advice that I provided to local authorities affected by the serious UK flooding of the Lower Severn catchment in Summer 2007.
Publications (edited and authored books and journals, and trade journals), on water management, innovation, sustainability (at organisational level, including in Higher Education) and Higher Education pedagogy. Many international conference presentations, and occasional media work.
Experienced university senior manager, and recipient of major UK awards of National Teaching Fellowship, and Senior Fellowship of the Higher Education Academy. Formerly Director of the Centre for Active Learning, a national Centre for Excellence in Teaching and Learning at the University of Gloucestershire.
Vice President of the Institution of Environmental Sciences; Director of Society for the Environment; Chair of the HEA GEES Subject Centre Advisory Board.
Fellow of the Royal Geographical Society, the Institution of Environmental Sciences, the Chartered Institute of Water and Environmental Management; Chartered Environmentalist, Chartered Water and Environmental Manager, Chartered Scientist.
Previously ran environmental consultancy business, part time.