Staff Profiles

Dr Raihana Ferdous

Lecturer in Human Geography

School of Social Sciences

Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences

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Location: GIP, Gibbs, G4.08A

Raihana is a lecturer in human geography. Her research interests orbit around interconnected topics such as emerging energy technology, ethical partnership, environmental sustainability, waste economy, ethical consumption and critical development. She obtained her PhD from the Geography Department at Durham University. Prior to moving to Brookes, Raihana worked as a postdoctoral research associate at the University of Glasgow and Durham University.

Work Expereince:

Research Associate (July 2020-September 2021): School of Education, University of Glasgow

Participatory Futures | PI Dr Mia Perry | £150,000 Global Challenge Research Fund (GCRF)

Research Associate (July 2020-Feb 2021): Department of Anthropology, Durham University

Marlin Star: Community Access to Stored and Transferable Energy from Floating Renewables | PI Professor Simone Abram | £1.4 million UKRI-Innovation UK | Energy Catalyst programme

Research Associate (April 2019- June 2020) School of Education, University of Glasgow

Geothermally sourced combined power and freshwater generation for eastern Africa (Combi-Gen) | PI Dr Zhibin Yu & Co-I Dr Mia Perry | £1,341,748 GCRF-EPSRC