- DPhil, Oxford University, The dynamics of sand transport on a Namib linear dune
- BA (Hons) Geography, Oxford University
Ian Livingstone is Professor of Physical Geography in the School of Science and Technology.
Ian teaches on the following modules:
- ENV3110 – Dryland Environments
- ENV3126 – Dryland Environments (Field module)
- ENV2108 – Geomorphology
- ENV2123 – Physical Geography Practical
Ian runs the Graduate School’s development programme for research degree supervisors and co-ordinates the development of professional doctorates. He is the programme leader for the Postgraduate Certificate in Research Degree Supervision and runs the following Master level modules:
- ENVM501 – Research Degree Supervision – workshops
- ENVM502 – Research Degree Supervision – observation
Ian’s research concerns the effects of wind on the landscape, particularly in deserts. He is the co-author of the textbook Aeolian Geomorphology: an introduction (Longman, 1996) and has written papers on desert dune systems and on dust deposits (loess). He currently co-ordinates a working group of colleagues based in UK universities who are undertaking research on the dunes in the Namib Desert, and he is also involved in a research project in the Mojave Desert, California. Ian is an editorial board member of the journal Aeolian Research (Elsevier).