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School of Geography

Gordon Mitchell Dr Gordon Mitchell

Contact details

Room Miall Building Room 101.5
School of Geography
University of Leeds
University Road
Leeds LS2 9JT   UK

Email:
g.mitchell

Telephone:
+44 (0) 113 34 36721

Student hours:
I have an open door policy, so all hours are available; however you are strongly encouraged to email

Short CV

Present position

  • Lecturer, School of Geography, University of Leeds.

Previous posts

  • 2006-2012.  Lecturer, School of Geography and the Institute for Transport Studies, University of Leeds.
  • 2001-05 University Research Fellow,
    Institute for Transport Studies and the School of Geography, University of Leeds.
  • 1999-01 Senior Research Fellow, School of Geography, University of Leeds
  • 1998-99 Research Fellow, School of Environment, University of Leeds
  • 1997-98 Research Fellow, School of Geography, University of Leeds
  • 1995-97 Research Fellow, The Environment Centre, University of Leeds
  • 1994-95 Research Fellow, School of Civil Engineering, University of Leeds
  • 1992-93 Career break, overseas travel
  • 1991-92 Manager, The Environment Centre, University of Leeds
  • 1987-91 Research Assistant, School of Geography, University of Leeds
  • 1984-85 Marine Toxicologist, Shell UK

Qualifications & education

  • 2005 Chartered Environmentalist (C.Env)
  • 2005 Full Member of the Institute for Environmental Management & Assessment (MIEMA)
  • 2002 European Computer Driving Licence (ECDL)
  • 2000 City and Guilds IT for Business (Visual Basic Programming, Level 1)
  • 1992 PhD, University of Leeds (part time). Research into catchment hydrological processes and management, addressing problem of water discoloration.
  • 1986 BSc (Hons.) in Environmental Science, University of Bradford. Specialised in natural resource management, town and country planning, and ecology.

Memberships of learned societies

  • Institution of Environmental Management and Assessment (MIEMA, 2004-).
  • International Association for Impact Assessment (2001-)
  • International Society for Reef Studies (1999-)
  • Marine Conservation Society (1993-)
  • Fellow of the Royal Geographical Society (1988-1994)

Other details

Interests

  • Landscape photography. I use a large format (4 x 5") wooden camera whose design is basically unchanged in over a century - no digital, no electronics!
  • SCUBA diving (since 1992), mostly on holiday now (where its warm….)
  • Travel, hill walking and occasionally sailing.