K. Collins
http://data.open.ac.uk/person/ef026704aa68b350f655419604ba0fb7
is a Person

Outgoing links

Go to incoming links
Property Object
Dataset
Account The Open University account for Kevin Collins
Biography <p>I am a senior lecturer in Environment&amp; Systems and have a BSc in Geography&amp;&nbsp;Environment and a PhD in Sustainable Development from the University of London (UCL).&nbsp; My research and teaching focusses on&nbsp;systems concepts and practices and social learning for improving environmental situations, especially water governance.</p><p>As well as involvement in a range of international and national research projects,&nbsp;I also contribute to undergraduate and postgraduate teaching on environmental management and systems.</p>
Description <p>I am a senior lecturer in Environment&amp; Systems and have a BSc in Geography&amp;&nbsp;Environment and a PhD in Sustainable Development from the University of London (UCL).&nbsp; My research and teaching focusses on&nbsp;systems concepts and practices and social learning for improving environmental situations, especially water governance.</p><p>As well as involvement in a range of international and national research projects,&nbsp;I also contribute to undergraduate and postgraduate teaching on environmental management and systems.</p>
Holder of Staff
Job title Senior Lecturer
Research overview <p>My research and scholarship explores the dyanmic relationships between a society and its environment.&nbsp;I use theories of social learning and systems ideas to design&nbsp;social&nbsp;learning systems for transforming.&nbsp;Much of my work is action research, involving&nbsp;policy-makers, stakeholders and practitioners in many different governance contexts and scales from catchments to national and international policy and practice.&nbsp;A central theme is the managing and governance of water.&nbsp;</p><div>&nbsp;</div><p>Current and recent projects include:</p><ul><li>2019-2021&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; Agricultural and Knowledge Innovation Systems (<a href="https://www.agrilink2020.eu/">AgriLink</a>) (EU Horizon 2020)</li><li>2013-2016&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; Drought Impacts: vulnerability thresholds in monitoring and early-warning research&nbsp;&nbsp;(<a href="http://www.drought.uni-freiburg.de/">DRiVER</a>) (Belmont Forum/NERC)</li><li>2012-2015&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; Climate Change Adaptation and Water Governance: Reconciling food security, renewable energy and the provision of multiple ecosystem services (<a href="http://www.cadwago.net/">CADWAGO</a>Riksbankens and Volkswagen foundation)</li><li>2011-2012&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; Evaluating the Water Framework Directive Pilots (DEFRA)</li><li>2011-2012&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; Approaches to Secure Sustained Behaviour Changes to Deliver Multiple&nbsp;&nbsp; Environmental Benefits Though Sustained Agricultural Land Management (DEFRA)</li></ul><div>I am interested in supervising PhDs in the following areas:</div><ul><li>social learning</li><li>systems thinking and practice</li><li>environmental and water resource managing</li><li>natural resource managing and governance.</li></ul>
Has membership faculty-of-science,-technology,-engineering&mathematics
Type Person
Label Dr Kevin Collins
Family name Collins
Given name
  • Kevin
  • K.
  • Kevin B.
Mailbox SHA1 sum 905780a48636f2ed5f380b8e12f53ef782f47223
Name
  • K. Collins
  • Kevin B. Collins
  • Kevin Collins
Title Dr
Work homepage kbc36

Incoming links

Go to outgoing links
Subject Property
There are 28 more subjects.
You can use the links at the top of the page to download all the data.
Creator
1st
4th
2nd
3rd
authors 13th
authors 8th