Photo of Roger MooreRoger Moore
Emeritus Professor (School of Global Studies)


During 2012-13, Roger will oversee and contribute teaching of the MSc in applied geomorphology. He will also examine and supervise masters and doctoral students and will contribute to a range of training and conference events for professionals. Applicants wishing to study for the masters or a doctorate can express interest, including a brief outline of their research ideas, via

A list of Roger’s invited lectures follow:

  • South Wales ICE EGGS, Cardiff. The Perfect Storm: improving railway resilience in extreme weather, 9 Jan 2016.
  • Engineering Group of the Geological Society, London. Evening Seminar: The Perfect Storm: improving railway resilience in extreme weather, 10 Sep 2015.
  • Geostructures Asia, Keynote: Living with ground instability and landslides. Singapore, 15-17 Oct 2014
  • Slope Stability, London, Dec 2011 - Keynote: Coastal slope instability in Great Britain, challenges and opportunities.
  • Portsmouth University Engineering Geology Seminar Dec 2009 – Engineering Geomorphology
  • NCE Marine Geotechnics Conference, London, June 2009. Invited speaker on Cliff Stabilisation at Cayton Bay,Scarborough.
  • Southern Wales Regional Group of the Geological Society (2009) – Visualising the invisible. Conceptual ground modelling: the foundation of best practice. Invited lecture: Conceptual Ground Modelling: an integrated approach using 3D subsea bathymetry and seismic surveys.
  • Hong Kong Institution of Engineers (2008) – HKIE Geotechnical Division Annual Seminar, invited lecture on ‘Advances in natural terrain mapping and geohazard risk assessment: maximising value from digital remote sensing and an integrated approach’.
  • University of Vienna, Dept Geography (2008) - Engineering geomorphology; myth and reality: geohazard mitigation for major projects.
  • UK South Coast Landslides Tour (2006) – Organiser and leader of the Statoil & BP Exploration sponsored 5-day tour of the landslides of the Isle of Wigh tand World Heritage Dorset coast.
  • Southern Wales Region Group of the Geological Society (2004) – Invited lecture on developments in offshore shallow geohazard risk assessment.
  • Geological Society Engineering Group Annual Field Meeting (2003) – The engineering geology of the Isle of Wight, keynote lecture and field leader.
  • British Geomorphological Research Group Annual Field Meeting (2003) – Unstable ground, Scarborough, North Yorkshire, field leader for Cayton and Filey Bay Coastal Cliffs.
  • Institution of Civil Engineers (2002) – Invited lecture on the potential impacts of climate change on cliff behaviour, hazard and risk.
  • Institution of Civil Engineers (2002) – Invited lecture on slope stability monitoring and landslide warning.
  • South East Region Geotechnical Group (2001) – Lecture on ground behaviour assessment illustrated by Isle of Wight case examples.
  • Halcrow Training Seminars, Hong Kong (1997-2001) – Series of seminars on geomorphological, hazard and risk assessment methods.
  • West Midlands Group of the Geological Society (1997) – Lecture on landslide hazard assessment, illustrated by the Ventnor Landslip Potential Study.
  • Birmingham University, Department of Geology (1995-1997) – Lecture series on engineering geomorphology for the engineering geology MSc course.
  • Bath College of Technology, Department of Geography (1994) – MSc course validator and lecture support on remote sensing and aerial photograph interpretation techniques.
  • Ventnor Geological Information Centre Service (1991) – Advisory centre opened for two months to disseminate the results of the Ventnor Landslip Potential Study to professionals and the public. Advice ranged from technical issues to matters of home insurance, buying and selling property and home maintenance and repairs.
  • Aurora Integrated Watershed Management and Area Development Project, Philippines(1990). Preparation of training manuals and training of local staff to mitigate and prevent adverse land management practices.