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Joseph Holden Prof Joseph Holden

Contact details

Room 10.142
School of Geography
University of Leeds
University Road
Leeds LS2 9JT   UK

Email:
j.holden

Telephone:
+44 (0) 113 34 33317

Student hours:
Anytime

Short CV

Present position

  • Pro-Dean for Research and Innovation, Faculty of Environment
  • Director of water@leeds
  • Chair of Physical Geography

Previous posts

  • 2006-2013: Director of Research, School of Geography, University of Leeds
  • 2006 -2007: Reader in Physical Geography, School of Geography, University of Leeds
  • 2005-2006: Lecturer in Physical Geography, School of Geography, University of Leeds
  • 2004-2013: Convenor of the River Basins Processes and Management research group
  • 2004-2008: Director MSc Catchment Dynamics and Management;
    GIS for Catchment Dynamics and Management, School of Geography, University of Leeds
  • 2002-2005: NERC Research Fellow, School of Geography, University of Leeds
  • 2000-2002: Tutor, Physical Geography, School of Geography, University of Leeds
  • 1999-2002: Lecturer (part-time), Environmental Science, University of Durham
  • 1997-2000: Tutor, Department of Geography, University of Durham
  • 1998-2000: Tutor, Hatfield College, University of Durham
  • 1998-1999: MCR President, Hatfield College, University of Durham
  • 1997-1998: MCR Vice-President, Hatfield College, University of Durham
  • 1998-2000: Member of Hatfield College Working Party on Admissions, University of Durham
  • 1997-2000: Research Student, Department of Geography, University of Durham

Qualifications & education

  • 2011 Awarded Gordon Warwick medal by the British Society for Geomorphology
  • 2007 Philip Leverhulme Prize
  • 2005 Awarded Chartered Geographer status from the Royal Geographical Society
  • 1997-2000: Ph.D., University of Durham. Runoff generation in upland blanket peat covered catchments.
    Funded by University of Durham and submitted within three years of commencement
  • 1998-2000: Awarded as University of Durham Lindsay Scholar
  • 1994-1997: BA Hons Geography. Fitzwilliam College, University of Cambridge

Membership of learned societies

  • 2010 - Fellow of the Royal Meteorological Society
  • Executive Committee Trustee of British Society for Geomorphology
  • Member of the British Hydrological Society Regional Committee 2008-2011
  • Regional co-ordinator for the Royal Geographical Society 2006-2009
  • 2003- Member of the American Geophysical Union
  • 2000- Fellow of the Royal Geographical Society - IBG
  • 2000- Member of the European Geosciences Union
  • 1999- Member of the British Hydrological Society
  • 1997- Member of the British Geomorphological Research Group(now BSG)
  • 1997- Member of the Tornado and Storm Research Organisation

Other details

External examiner/thesis openent

  • 2010-2013 Queen Mary, University of London, MRes Physical Geography programme.
  • 2013 Stephen Hughes PhD thesis, University of Leeds
  • 2012 Emily Turner PhD thesis, University of Durham
  • 2010 University of Durham, MSc by Research thesis.

 

Research council committes

  • Dozens of international grant panels for funding agencies across North America and Europe
  • Core member of the NERC Peer Review College 2005-2008, 2014-2017
  • NERC Changing Water Cycle Advisory panel 2009
  • NERC Flood Risk from Extreme Events (FREE) Programme Steering Group member 2006-2011

Postdoctoral and research assistant supervision

  • Dr Clare Gee: June 2015-present
  • Dr Dylan Young: January 2016-present
  • Dr Catherine Moody: September 2016-present
  • Dr Gemma Dooling: September 2014-May 2016
  • Dr Richard Grayson: April 2009-present
  • Dr Antony Blundell: November 2007-present
  • Dr Ed Turner: September 2012-May 2016
  • Dr Lauren Parrry: January 2011-August 2015
  • Dr Rizwan Nawaz: December 2011-January 2014
  • Dr Sorain Ramchunder: July 2011-March 2013
  • Dr Zoe Wallage: September 2011-November 2013
  • Dr Catherine Wearing: Sept 2009-2011
  • Miss Sarah Buckmaster: Sept 2009-2011
  • Dr Kerrylyn Johnston: July 2009- July 2012
  • Dr Bjorn Roebrek: Aug 2008-April 2009
  • Dr Richard Smart: May 2007-2011
  • Dr Nanlin Jin: April 2006-June 2009
  • Dr Paul Kay: September 2005-December 2010
  • Dr Alona Armstrong: January 2005-August 2007
  • Mr Tim Jones: July 2005 - September 2005
  • Dr Laura Shotbolt: December 2004 – August 2005
  • Miss Eleanor Maxfield: November 2003 – September 2004
  • Mr David Milledge: June 2004 – October 2004
  • Mr Vincent Holden: June 2003 – October 2003