Rory Flood


  • Room 02.007B - Geography Building

    United Kingdom

Accepting PhD Students

PhD projects

I am open to PhD applications in areas of research focussed on: - Coastal and fluvial geomorphology; - Sedimentology and geochemistry of the Quaternary; - Estuarine and deltaic environmental change; - Tropical environmental change; - Biogeochemistry


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Employment & Qualifications

Aug. 2018 – : Lecturer in Geography, Queen’s University Belfast

2018: Teaching Fellow in Physical Geography, Durham University

2017: Post-Doctoral Teaching Fellow, American University in Cairo

2016–2017: Lecturer in Physical Geography, Edge Hill University

2010–2014: Ph.D. Provenance Analysis of Sediments in the Ganges-Brahmaputra Delta, Queen’s University Belfast

2009–2010: M.Sc. Environmental Sciences, University of Dublin, Trinity College Dublin

2006–2009: B.A. Geography, Planning and Environmental Policy, University College Dublin

Research Interests

Coastal Geomorphology; Deltas; Estuaries; Sedimentology; Geochemistry; Sediment Provenance; Climate-Geomorphology Interactions.

Research Statement

I am a Coastal Geomorphologist and I am interested in the analysis and study of coastal landforms and landscapes and how these have changed over the course of the Holocene. My research has examined the evolution of the late Holocene (c. last 4,000 years) Ganges-Brahmaputra Delta, focussing on sedimentary provenance and depositional processes. I utilise geochemistry (e.g., XRF, XRD), sedimentology, and statistical modelling to understanding sedimentary dynamics.


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