Our UK team
Adrian MartinProfessor of Environment and Development
Adrian is a social scientist who specialises in interdisciplinary research into environmental justice, with a particular focus on the governance of conservation in the global South and in Europe. Currently he's exploring the concept of ‘just transformations’ to sustainability, looking theoretically and empirically at how environmental justice can be an effective vehicle for integrating social and ecological visions. He's based at UEA, in the Department for International Development.
A researcher specialising in environmental and climate justice, particularly on issues arising from climate change mitigation policies and practices. In his role as senior research associate on the ‘Just Scapes’ project, David is exploring perceptions of (in)justices related to climate-influenced rural land-use change, specifically focusing on an area in the Cairngorms, Scotland, through conducting literature reviews, in-depth interviews and other fieldwork.
Jean McNeilProfessor of Creative writing
Jean McNeil is an award-winning author of 14 books. At UEA she directs the Creative Writing programme and co-ordinates international activities. She has been writer-in-residence with the British Antarctic Survey and has written extensively on the environment, nature and climate change. For Just Scapes she will be leading the community creative writing workshops that are a key innovative part of our research approach into landscapes past and future.
Kate RyanCommunications officer
Kate looks after communications for Just Scapes. She's based at UEA, but works across the project as a whole. If you have a question, she's your first point of call.