Jayesh Mukherjee

BSc Hons, MSc (Geography) [Presidency University, Kolkata], MPhil (Geography) [Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi]

  • Department of Geography and Earth Sciences, Llandinam Building

    SY23 3DB Aberystwyth

    United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland


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Jayesh works as an AberDoc and President Scholar for a PhD in Physical Geography at the Department of Geography and Earth Sciences, Aberystwyth University, Wales, United Kingdom.

Additional information

Other Qualifications

2023: PG Certificate Climate Change [Indira Gandhi National Open University, New Delhi, India]

2021: PG Diploma Disaster Management [Indira Gandhi National Open University, New Delhi, India]

2019: PG Diploma Urban Planning and Development [Indira Gandhi National Open University, New Delhi, India]


2023: AberDoc and President Scholarships [Aberystwyth University, UK]


2024: Postgraduate Community Competition Award [Aberystwyth University, UK]

2023: International Accommodation Award [Aberystwyth University, UK]

2023 & 2017: Outstanding Paper Award (Category: Earth Science) [Department of Science, Technology and Biotechnology, Government of West Bengal, India]

Professional Memberships

2024: Associate Fellow (Postgraduate) - Royal Geographical Society (RGS-IBG)

2023: PhD Postgraduate Member - British Society for Geomorphology, UK; Student Member - International Association of Sedimentologists, Belgium; Quaternary Research Association, UK; Reader - The British Library, London, UK; The National Library of Wales, Aberystwyth, UK; Life Member - Indian Society of Remote Sensing, Dehradun, India & The Indian Science Congress Association, Kolkata, India

2018: Life Member - Presidency Alumni Association Calcutta, India

2013: Reader - The National Library, Kolkata, India

Research interests

Research Interests

River Science, Drylands, Fluvial Hazards, Earth Observation, Disaster Risk Reduction

Research Group

Earth Surface Processes Research Group


Graduate Teaching Assistant

GS11520 - How to Build a Planet

Expertise related to UN Sustainable Development Goals

In 2015, UN member states agreed to 17 global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure prosperity for all. This person’s work contributes towards the following SDG(s):

  • SDG 2 - Zero Hunger
  • SDG 4 - Quality Education
  • SDG 11 - Sustainable Cities and Communities
  • SDG 13 - Climate Action
  • SDG 15 - Life on Land
  • SDG 17 - Partnerships for the Goals

Education/Academic qualification

MPhil (Geography), Jawaharlal Nehru University

Award Date: 05 Jun 2022

MSc (Geography), Presidency University, Kolkata

Award Date: 14 Jun 2018

BSc Hons (Geography), Presidency University, Kolkata

Award Date: 23 Jun 2016


  • GB Physical geography
  • Geomorphology
  • Drylands
  • River Science
  • Floods
  • Earth Observation


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