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Laura Ferguson

Dr

20102018

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Particulars

Social sciences academic specialising in natural and cultural heritage, participatory mapping, and stakeholder engagement for sustainable development projects. I have a particular interest in remote and rural areas, and my regional expertise is in Scotland, the Arctic & High North, and Ireland. I am currently working on the coastal cultural heritage project PERICLES, as well as conducting my own research on industrial heritage in the Arctic. I also have a scientific background in environmental engineering and GIS, specialising in extreme cold climate water resources engineering with a particular focus on the Arctic. I am currently further developing my Geographic Information Systems skills with a part-time taught MSc in GIS, with which I am at the final dissertation stage developing a method for assessing coastal cultural heritage vulnerability in Svalbard.

 

Previous Projects:

Sustainable Heritage Areas: Partnerships for Ecotourism (SHAPE)

People Land Art Culture Environment (PLACE)

 

https://uk.linkedin.com/in/laura-ferguson-b742b995

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Research Output

  • 3 Article
  • 2 Other contribution
  • 1 Conference contribution
  • 1 Paper

Report on Governance for Sustainable Heritage Areas

Ferguson, L., Apr 2018, 80 p.

Research output: Other contribution

Open Access
Open Access

Communities as Stakeholders in Arctic Water Resources Development

Ferguson, L., Apr 2016, Sanitation in Cold Climates International Conference.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Orchomenella pinguis (amphipoda) - A Possible Species for Heavy Metal Biomonitoring of Marine Sediments

Bach, L., Ferguson, L., Feltelius, V. & Sondergaard, J., 28 Feb 2014, In : Journal of Coastal Life Medicine . 2, 2, p. 116-123

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
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  • Activities

    Researching Longyearbyen's Cultural Heritage

    Laura Ferguson (Invited speaker)

    16 Nov 2019

    Activity: Talk or presentation typesOral presentation

    Engage Researchers' Academy

    Laura Ferguson (Participant)

    12 Jun 201920 Feb 2020

    Activity: Participating in or organising an event typesParticipation in workshop, seminar, course

    ARCTIS

    Laura Ferguson (Participant)

    18 Feb 201922 Feb 2019

    Activity: Participating in or organising an event typesParticipation in conference

    Sustainable Arctic Energy Exploitation and Development

    Laura Ferguson (Participant)

    05 Jun 201722 Jun 2017

    Activity: Participating in or organising an event typesParticipation in workshop, seminar, course

    Scottish Tourism - Fit for our Future

    Laura Ferguson (Invited speaker)

    18 Oct 2017

    Activity: Participating in or organising an event typesParticipation in workshop, seminar, course