Dean of the School of Animal, Rural and Environmental Sciences.
Professor Mortimer is an environmental geochemist specialising in the cycling of nutrients, iron, sulphur and trace metals in the environment.
Prior to joining NTU, Professor Mortimer was Head of the School of Earth and Environment at the University of Leeds. He joined Leeds as a postdoc in 1994 and worked his way up to Lecturer (2000), Senior Lecturer (2006), and then Professor of Environmental Geochemistry (2012). Professor Mortimer holds a BSc (first-class honours) in Mining Geology from Imperial College, a PhD in Iron Biogeochemistry from the University of Reading and a Postgraduate Certificate in Learning and Teaching in Higher Education from the University of Leeds.
Professor Mortimer is an environmental geochemist interested in biogeochemical processes in sediments and their impact on water quality. His research spans a wide range of different problems and environments but the common theme is the use of innovative high resolution sampling and laboratory microcosm techniques. Ongoing / recent research includes:
Opportunities to carry out research in the School of Animal, Rural and Environmental Sciences exist and further information may be obtained from the NTU Graduate School.
Professor Mortimer is a member of the NERC Peer Review College and an Assessor for the Australian Research Council. He is also a Fellow of the Geological Society of London and a Fellow of the Higher Education Academy.
Professor Mortimer has received >£0.8M research funding to date, from:
For full list click 'Go to Robert Mortimer's publications' link above.
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