Dr Ian Greatbatch
School/Department: Natural & Built Environments
Position: Associate Professor
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 Fire and Search & Rescue, and also a long-term project within coastal geomorphology.
I currently supervise 2 research students and am the Editor in Chief of the Journal of Search and Rescue. I am an advisor to two Search and Rescue organisations, and remain a lifeboatman with the RNLI.
I have have lead the Eddley Search Target project and am continuing to use the targets for a variety of research applications.
Educational and Professional Qualifications
- 2004 - 2008 PhD
- 2001 - 2004 MPhil
- 1998 - 2001 BSc
My main research interest is primarily Search and Rescue, Fire 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
020 8417 2879