School of Built and Natural Environment staff

Technician: Built and Natural Environment

Annette Lokier is an environmental technician for the school of built and natural environment. Her role incorporates areas of geoscience, environmental sustainability and conservation as well as geographical information systems.

Stephen Lokier teaching sedimentology in the Abu Dhabi Sabkha
Senior Lecturer in Applied Sedimentology and GeoEnergy

Stephen is a Senior Lecturer in Applied Sedimentology and GeoEnergy and Programme Leader for the MSc GeoEnergy Programme. Stephen teaches across the broad field of sedimentology, stratigraphy and subsurface analysis and characterisation at both the undergraduate and postgraduate level. He undertakes a wide range of field and laboratory activities with collaborators around the globe.

Brett working in a lab coat
Postgraduate Research Student

Brett's current PhD project follows directly on from his degree’s third-year independent study project focusing on how the palaeontology in Malta can help us understand modern climate change. 

Lecturer in Palaeontology/ Environmental Sciences

Dr Laura McLennan is a lecturer based in the environmental Science Department here at the University of Derby. Her main research interests are based around paleontology, recently she has spent her time considering the impact of climate change on marine communities.

Van Bac Nguyen
Associate Professor in Civil Engineering

Van Bac is an Associate Professor in Civil Engineering. His work is based predominantly in different disciplines of engineering, including structural, mechanical, manufacturing and medical-biological engineering. 

Crispin Owen stood on the balcony in Markeaton Street.
University Technical Manager

Crispin Owen is a Technical Manager with responsibility for the strategic development, operation and management of high-quality and complex technical resources and support services across the College of Arts, Humanities and Education, College of Science and Engineering, and the Institute of Innovation in Sustainable Engineering.

Lecturer in Geography

Richard is a Lecturer in Geography at the University of Derby.

Dr John Pritchard
Senior Lecturer Geoscience

Dr Pritchard is a Senior Lecturer in Geoscience.

Deb wearing a blue sweater with a pink striped shirt, smiling, outdoors
Lecturer in Environmental Social Science and Programme Leader BSc Environmental Sustainability

Dr Debadayita (Deb) Raha is a lecturer in Human and Developmental Geography at the University of Derby. Her research interests lie in the multidisciplinary field of social science and environmental impact on people's lives. She has previously worked at the University of Nottingham looking at whole systems analysis of small scale renewable energy for rural communities in UK and India.

Dr Andrew Ramsey working in a lab with water crustacean.
Head of Discipline Environmental Sciences

Andrew is an ecologist and conservation biologist and teach these specialisms at undergraduate and postgraduate level. He is a Programme Leader for Zoology and supervises a range of PhD students. Andrew is also the research lead for 'Eco-sustainability and evolution' in the University of Derby's 'Environmental Sustainability Research Centre'.