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Professor Will Mayes

Post Nominals MIEnvSc; CEnv; FHEA
Biography Will teaches across the Environmental Science, Geography and MSc Environmental Change, Monitoring and Management programmes. He is passionate about field and practical-based teaching to help us understand and manage the environmental issues we currently face. His research investigates how we can improve management of environmental legacies from some of the most carbon-intensive and polluting sectors of our economies.
Research Interests Current and recent research projects include:

- Legacy Wastes in the Coastal Zone (NERC) - see

- Resource Recovery and Remediation of Alkaline Wastes (NERC / Defra / ESRC) - see

- Greenhouse Gas Removal in the Iron and Steel Industry (NERC); led by Phil Renforth (Heriott Watt):

- Impact of an extreme rainfall event on solute and sediment dynamics in a mineralised river system (NERC); led by Adam Jarvis (Newcastle):

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Teaching and Learning Will teaches across Environmental Science, Geography and MSc in ECMM programmes. Key modules include:
- Introduction to Environmental Science (Level 4)
- Living in the Anthropocene (Level 5)
- Environmental Pollution (Level 6)

I also contribute to the following modules:
- Exploring Worlds Around Us (Level 4)
- Interpreting Environments (Level 4)
- Field Studies (Level 5)
- Frontiers in Environmental Science (Level 5)
- Environmental Impact Assessment (Level 6)
- Geography and Environmental Science Dissertation (Level 6)
- ECMM dissertation (Level 7)
Scopus Author ID 16307232200