Professor of Climate Change and Society
University of Sussex
Dom is Professor of Climate Change and Society at the University of Sussex. His research spans issues
of development, climate change, disaster risk, complexity and decision-making, migration and
health. He uses a variety of methods in his research including numerical modelling and qualitative
techniques such as Q methodology and serious games.
He has been PI or Co-I on grants totalling over £7 million. Through his research, he has been asked for advice from the United Nations, the World Bank, the EU, the UK government and the International Organisation of Migration. His work in migration and climate change was recognised with the Royal Geographical Society's Cuthbert Peek award.
Dominic’s current research projects include Future Climate for Africa AMMA2050 project in
West Africa (DFiD/NERC/ESRC); the Science for Humanitarian and Emergency Research ForPAC
project in Kenya (DFiD/NERC/ESRC); the Migrants on the Margins project in Bangladesh, Somaliland,
Zimbabwe and Sri Lanka (ESRC/DFiD/RGS); and the future of migration in Europe (European
Commission’s Joint Research Centre on Foresight, Behavioural Insights and Design for Policy
Dom is a member of the Lancet Countdown and was recently invited to be a member of the United Nations
Environment Programme International Resource Panel.