Staff profile

Rosemary Horry

Senior Lecturer in Environmental Management

Rosemary smiling




College of Science and Engineering


School of Built and Natural Environment


Kedleston Road, Derby Campus



I am a Senior Lecturer in Environmental Management. Currently, my role is within the College of Science and Engineering, in the School of the Built and Natural Environment. For 0.2 of my role, I work on the sustainability of the University and in particular, Fairtrade. I teach Environmental Management and sustainability and I am the Sustainability Lead within the school. While 0.6 of the remainder of my time is spent working on the Decarbonise project, which is an ERDF project run in conjunction with the City Council.

Teaching responsibilities

Professional interests

Research interests

Membership of professional bodies

Member of the Institute of Environmental Management and Assessment (MIEMA) and Chair for the Midland Regional Steering Group of IEMA.


Recent conferences

Sustainable Tourism Conference in Buxton, June 2019

SEEDS (Sustainable Ecological Engineering Design for Society) Conference, September 2021

Experience in industry

In the media

Appeared on Radio Derby

Recent publications

Horry, R., Booth, C.A., Mahamadu, A. et al. Environmental management systems in the architectural, engineering and construction sectors: a roadmap to aid the delivery of the sustainable development goals. Environ Dev Sustain (2021).

Booth, C.A.; Rasheed, S.; Mahamadu, A.-M.; Horry, R.; Manu, P.; Awuah, K.G.B.; Aboagye-Nimo, E.; Georgakis, P. Insights into Public Perceptions of Earthship Buildings as Alternative Homes. Buildings 202111, 377.

Bailey, M., Booth, C A., Horry, R., Vidalakis, C., Mahamadu, A-M.,Awuah, K G B (2020) Opinions of small and medium UK construction companies on environmental management systems. Proceedings of the Institution of Civil Engineers - Management, Procurement and Law, ICE Publications.

Horry R and Booth, C. A. (2019) Use of Environmental Management Systems to Mitigate Urban Pollution Chapter 22 in, Charlesworth, S. M. and Booth C.A. (2019) Urban pollution, John Wiley & Sons, Hoboken, NJ

Environmental symbols and scenery

Rosemary Horry, Lecturer in Environmental Management at the University of Derby, gives seven top tips on how to reduce your environmental impact.

vapour rises from industrial chimneys and a haze covers the landscape

The University of Derby's Lecturer in Geoscience, Rosemary Horry, explores the impact that the coronavirus pandemic has had on the environment and what lessons there are to take from this.