Prof Paul Brewer

BSc Geography (UCW) PhD (Aberystwyth)

Prof Paul Brewer


Contact Details


  • 2015-present Professor of Physical Geography
    • 2013-2015 Senior Lecturer in Physical Geography, Aberystwyth University
    • 1993-2012 - Lecturer in Physical Geography, Aberystwyth University
    • 1987-1993 Research Assistant (UWA)
    • 1987 BSc Geography (UCW)
    • Member of Centre for Catchment and Coastal Research (CCCR) Executive Committee
    • Director of Fluvio river basin consultancy

Additional Information

  • AU Quality Assurance Committee
  • AU Research Degrees Board
  • IGHPP Executive Committee
  • DGES Executive Committee
  • DGES and IGHPP Director of Postgraduate Studies
  • DGES Postgraduate Exam Board Chair
  • DGES Learning and Teaching Committee


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Research Interests

Geomorphology, fluvial processes, channel pattern change, siltation and sedimentation problems, impacts of tailings dam failures and metal mining activity on fluvial systems.

DGES Projects (Principle Investigator)

  • COWEB - Citizen Observatory Web. Funded by EU FP7

DGES Projects (Affiliated With)

  • Virtual Observatory. Funded by NERC.
  • Impacts of hydrological variability on material transfers through the river estuary transition zone. Funded by NERC.

Current PhD Students

Postdoctoral Supervision

  • Dr Barry Evans

Research Groups