Paul Brewer

Prof, BSc Geography (UCW) PhD (Aberystwyth)

  • Aberystwyth University
    Llandinam Building

    United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland


Research activity per year

Personal profile

Research interests

Research Interests

Geomorphology, fluvial processes, channel pattern change, siltation and sedimentation problems, impacts of tailings dam failures and metal mining activity on fluvial systems.

DGES Projects (Principle Investigator)

  • COWEB - Citizen Observatory Web. Funded by EU FP7

DGES Projects (Affiliated With)

  • Virtual Observatory. Funded by NERC.
  • Impacts of hydrological variability on material transfers through the river estuary transition zone. Funded by NERC.

Current PhD Students

Postdoctoral Supervision

  • Dr Barry Evans


  • 2015-present Professor of Physical Geography
    • 2013-2015 Senior Lecturer in Physical Geography, Aberystwyth University
    • 1993-2012 - Lecturer in Physical Geography, Aberystwyth University
    • 1987-1993 Research Assistant (UWA)
    • 1987 BSc Geography (UCW)
    • Member of Centre for Catchment and Coastal Research (CCCR) Executive Committee
    • Director of Fluvio river basin consultancy

Additional information

  • AU Quality Assurance Committee
  • AU Research Degrees Board
  • IGHPP Executive Committee
  • DGES Executive Committee
  • DGES and IGHPP Director of Postgraduate Studies
  • DGES Postgraduate Exam Board Chair
  • DGES Learning and Teaching Committee

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 3 - Good Health and Well-being
  • SDG 11 - Sustainable Cities and Communities
  • SDG 12 - Responsible Consumption and Production
  • SDG 13 - Climate Action
  • SDG 14 - Life Below Water
  • SDG 15 - Life on Land


Dive into the research topics where Paul Brewer is active. These topic labels come from the works of this person. Together they form a unique fingerprint.
  • 1 Similar Profiles

Collaborations and top research areas from the last five years

Recent external collaboration on country/territory level. Dive into details by clicking on the dots or