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Dr Jo House

Dr Jo House

Dr Jo House
PhD, BSc hons

Reader in Environmental Science and Policy

Area of research

Land use change, climate change and climate policy.

Office 2.21n
University Road,
Clifton, Bristol BS8 1SS
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Tel. +44 (0) 117 928 8303

Research summary

I am a Reader in Environmental Science and Policy with 25 years of research experience in environmental change, land-use and climate interactions, the carbon cycle and feedbacks, ecosystem services and climate policy.  My science specialism is in land and climate interactions, including emissions of carbon dioxide from land use change (e.g. deforestation), climate mitigation potential from the land (e.g. afforestation, bioenergy), and implications of science for policy. I have over 40 journal publications (incl. Nature and Science), H-index 23. Extensive experience in knowledge exchange, policy advice and science impact. I am a Lead Author for the Intergovernmental Panel ...

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Career Summary

Current positions:

Sept 2016       Reader, University of Bristol, Department of Geographical Sciences

Sept 2015       Senior Research Fellow, Uni Exeter, Department of Geograpy,

                        LUC4C EU Project 

Past positions:

Oct 2015-16     Government Office for Science,  Head of Climate,

                         (1 yr NERC secondment, 70% FTE)

2015 - 2016     Lecturer, University of Bristol

2011 - 2015     Leverhulme Fellow, University of Bristol

Jan-Sep 2011   IPCC Working Group II Technical Support Unit,


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Selected publications

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