Skip navigation

Prof John Woodward

Pro Vice-Chancellor

Department: Geography and Environmental Sciences

EE John Woodward Staffprofile 255
  • Faculty Pro-Vice-Chancellor - present
  • Faculty Associate Pro Vice-Chancellor (Research & Innovation) - to 2018
  • Associate Dean Research and Innovation, 2013-present.
  • Professor of Physical Geography, Northumbria University, 2012–present.
  • Director of Research, Department of Geography, 2010-2013.
  • Reader in Physical Geography, Northumbria University, 2008–2012.
  • Senior Lecturer in Physical Geography, Northumbria University, 2003–2008.
  • Research Associate, British Antarctic Survey, 2002-2003.
  • Lecturer in Physical Geography, Brunel University, 2001-2002.
  • PDRA, University of Leeds, 2000-2001.
  • PhD, University of Leeds, 1996-2000.
  • MSc, University of Alberta, Canada, 1994-1996.
  • BSc, University of Leeds and University of Liege, Belgium, 1991-1994.

  • Please visit the Pure Research Information Portal for further information
  • Blue-ice moraines formation in the Heritage Range, West Antarctica: Implications for ice sheet history and climate reconstruction, Woodward, J., Hein, A., Winter, K., Westoby, M., Marrero, S., Dunning, S., Lim, M., Rivera, A., Sugden, D. 1 Apr 2022, In: Quaternary Science Advances
  • Controls of precipitation and vegetation variability on the NE Tibetan Plateau during the late Pliocene warmth (~3.5-3.0 Ma), Schwarz, F., Salzmann, U., Koutsodendris, A., Nie, J., Friedrich, O., Ni, J., Garzione, C., Fang, X., Wu, F., Woodward, J., Appel, E., Pross, J. 1 Jan 2022, In: Global and Planetary Change
  • Quantifying long-term rates of texture change on road networks, Edmondson, V., Ardill, O., Martin, J., Lim, M., Kane, M., Woodward, J. 12 May 2022, In: International Journal of Pavement Engineering
  • Relative sea-level data preclude major late Holocene ice-mass change in Pine Island Bay, Braddock, S., Hall, B., Johnson, J., Balco, G., Spoth, M., Whitehouse, P., Campbell, S., Goehring, B., Rood, D., Woodward, J. 1 Jul 2022, In: Nature Geoscience
  • Review article: Existing and potential evidence for Holocene grounding line retreat and readvance in Antarctica, Johnson, J., Venturelli, R., Balco, G., Allen, C., Braddock, S., Campbell, S., Goehring, B., Hall, B., Neff, P., Nichols, K., Rood, D., Thomas, E., Woodward, J. 3 May 2022, In: The Cryosphere
  • A Theory of Change for improving children's perceptions, aspirations and uptake of STEM careers, Davenport, C., Dele-Ajayi, O., Emembolu, I., Morton, R., Padwick, A., Portas, A., Sanderson, J., Shimwell, J., Stonehouse, J., Strachan, R., Wake, L., Wells, G., Woodward, J. 1 Aug 2021, In: Research in Science Education
  • Intelligent cyber-phishing detection for online, Barraclough, P., Fehringer, G., Woodward, J. 1 May 2021, In: Computers and Security
  • Loch Lomond (Younger Dryas) Stadial Glaciation Style at Wolf Crags, Eastern Lake District, McCerery, R., Woodward, J. 6 Feb 2021
  • Low-Cost Automatic Slope Monitoring Using Vector Tracking Analyses on Live-Streamed Time-Lapse Imagery, Khan, M., Dunning, S., Bainbridge, R., Martin, J., Diaz-Moreno, A., Torun, H., Jin, N., Woodward, J., Lim, M. 27 Feb 2021, In: Remote Sensing
  • Seasonal Signals Observed in Non-Contact Long-Term Road Texture Measurements, Edmondson, V., Martin, J., Ardill, O., Lim, M., Kane, M., Woodward, J. 18 Jun 2021, In: Coatings

  • Victoria Edmondson The evolution of macrotexture on asphalt pavements using non-contact field techniques Start Date: 01/10/2015 End Date: 02/03/2022
  • Becky McCerery Oil Initiation of Super Slippery Surfaces in Sediments: A Driver of Instability in Glacial Systems Start Date: 01/10/2018 End Date: 21/01/2022
  • Mark Allan Landslide Distributions Around Glaciers in High Mountains Start Date: 05/10/2015 End Date: 24/10/2018
  • Lisa Harrison The Geomorphic Impact of Rock Avalanches on Landscape Evolution Start Date: 05/10/2015 End Date: 11/11/2016
  • Rupert Bainbridge Lost landslides: Rock-avalanche occurrence and fluvial censoring processes on South Island, New Zealand Start Date: 15/09/2015 End Date: 27/10/2017
  • Kate Winter Englacial stratigraphy, debris entrainment and ice sheet stability of Horseshoe Valley, West Antarctica Start Date: 01/10/2013 End Date: 27/02/2017
  • Lionel Playford Art, climate science and landscape: an artistic interaction with climate science to explore novel approaches to landscape. Start Date: 01/12/2015 End Date: 29/10/2021
  • Lesley Dunlop An Investigation into the Timing and Processes Involved in Formation of the Dry Valleys on the Chalk of Southern Britain. Start Date: 01/10/2015
  • Rupert Bainbridge Lost landslides: Rock-avalanche occurrence and fluvial censoring processes on South Island, New Zealand Start Date: 15/09/2015 End Date: 27/10/2017

  • Teaching & Learning PCAPL November 04 2004
  • Geography PhD September 01 1995
  • Geography BSc (Hons) September 01 1990
  • Fellow (FHEA) Higher Education Academy (HEA) 2015
  • Approved Shotfirer EPIC Shotfirer & Explosives Supervisors 2002
  • Ordinary Member International Glaciological Society (IGS) 1996


a sign in front of a crowd
+

Northumbria Open Days

Open Days are a great way for you to get a feel of the University, the city of Newcastle upon Tyne and the course(s) you are interested in.

Research at Northumbria
+

Research at Northumbria

Research is the life blood of a University and at Northumbria University we pride ourselves on research that makes a difference; research that has application and affects people's lives.

a person sitting at a table
+

Order your prospectus

If you would like to know more about our courses, or life in general as a student at Northumbria, then we can help you.

Latest News and Features

Film set
Chinese white dolphin
Healthworks Norma Richardson
ITT Award
Photocatalyst sheet containing light-absorbing particles and bacteria
More news

Back to top