Elected: 1990
Discipline: Earth Sciences and Chemistry
Professor David Sugden
Emeritus Professor of Geography, University of Edinburgh
DEGREES: 1962 – B A Oxon
1965 – D Phil Oxon
DATE OF BIRTH: 5 March 1941
NATIONALITY: British
PRESENT APPOINTMENT: Professor Emeritus
University of Edinburgh
OTHER APPOINTMENTS:
2009-2011 Chair RSE Inquiry: Facing up to climate change
2006-2007 Acting Director, SAGES (Scottish Alliance for
Geoscience, Environment and Society)
2003-2006 Head School of GeoSciences, U. of Edinburgh
1987-92, 1997-2000 Head of Geography, U. of Edinburgh
1966-1986 Lecturer/Reader, University of Aberdeen
1975-76 Visiting Professor, Institute of Arctic and Alpine
Research, University of Colorado
1971 Lecturer, University of British Columbia
1965-66 Scientific Officer, British Antarctic Survey
NATIONAL AND INTERNATIONAL RESEARCH ACTIVITIES
1988, 1992, 1996 Member UFC Research Selectivity Panel in Geography
1983-84 Chairman, British Geomorphological Research Group
1980-83 Member NERC Geological Sciences Grants Committee
1992-1996 Member, NERC AAPS/ESRG Committees
1995-1996 President Institute of British Geographers (IBG)
1995-1996 Vice President, Royal Geographical Society (with IBG)
1998-1999 President Section E (Geography), British Association