Staff Profile

  • Toby graduated from Nottingham Trent University with a BSc (Hons) degree in Geography, undertook postgraduate studies in Global Environmental Change at King’s College London, before returning to Nottingham Trent University to embark on his doctoral studies. Toby also holds PGCert in Higher Education (University of Derby) and fellowship status with the Higher Education Academy.

    Toby was appointed to the position of Lecturer in Physical Geography at the University of Derby (2016 – 2021) and recently joined the team at Northampton where he delivers teaching on the topics of Geographic Information Systems, remote sensing, geohazards, and geomorphology.

  • Toby contributes to teaching on modules including Geohazards, Geographical Techniques, Research Methods, Landscape and Processes, and Sustainable Development: Land Use and Planning.

  • Toby is research active in the fields of geomorphology, glaciology and remote sensing and is currently working on research projects in the British Uplands, SE Iceland, and the Norwegian high-Arctic.

  • For publications, projects, datasets, research interests and activities, view Toby Tonkin’s research profile on Pure, the University of Northampton’s Research Explorer.