Biography

Richard is a Lecturer in the School of Environmental Sciences, specialising in a wide varity of catchment science research. Richard currently works on the DEFRA funded River Wensum Demonstration Test Catchment project which aims to evaluate the extent to which on-farm mitigation measures can cost effectively reduce the impact of agricultural pollution on river ecology whilst maintaining food production capacity. Richard's research has included work on nitrogen and phosphorus enrichment, pesticides, biobeds, cover crops, reduced tillage regimes, indirect nitrous oxide emissions, invasive signal crayfish and sediment fingerprinting. 

 

Website: http://rjc891.wix.com/richard-cooper

http://www.wensumalliance.org.uk/

 

Career

2018 -           Lecturer in Catchment Science, School of Environmental Sciences, UEA 

2015-2018   Senior post-doctoral research associate, School of Environmental Sciences, UEA

2015            Assistant Conservation Officer, Norfolk Widlife Trust  

2011-2015  PhD Catchment Science, School of Environmental Sciences, UEA & British Geological Survey

2007-2011  MSci Environmental Science, School of Environmental Sciences, UEA

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