Dr Ian Greatbatch
School/Department: Geography, Geology and Environment
Position: Senior Lecturer
I teach GIS, Disaster Management and Search and Rescue to undergraduate and postgraduate students at Kingston University. I work on a number of research projects concerning Search & Rescue, and also a long-term project within coastal geomorphology.
I supervise 3 research students and am on the editorial boards of two peer-reviewed journals. I am an advisor to two Search and Rescue organisations, and remain a lifeboatman with the RNLI.
Educational and Professional Qualifications
- 2004 - 2008 PhD
- 2001 - 2004 MPhil
- 1998 - 2001 BSc
My main research interest is primarily Search and Rescue, and the application of GIS to the disciplines involved. I am also involved in some coastal geomorphological research on the North Norfolk coast and maintain a general interest in geography and GIS.
Geographic Information Systems, Search and Rescue, Professional Training for Disaster Management, PhD Supervision
Other Professional Activity
Member of the Editorial board of The Cartographic Journal
Member of the Editorial Board of the International Journal of Search and Rescue
020 8417 2879
Room 165b, Penrhyn Road