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Justin Sharpe

Research Scientist

Social Science coordinator for the VORTEX-SE project and member of the Behavioural Insights Unit. Currently researching tornado epidemiology, risks and vulnerability to inform wider research parameters. Grounded theory, action research and co-production of knowledge and learning at the heart of our research focus to allow community participation in identifying and closing value action gaps in protective actions when tornadoes occur.


PhD in Geography, King’s College London, 2018

PGCE in Geography, Institute of Education, 2003

BSc (Hons) Environmental Studies, University of Sunderland, 1994


Post-Doctoral Researcher, UNISDR, London, Brussels, Rome (2018-2019)

Lecturer of Geography (Environmental Management and Climate Change), London Southbank University, London. (2018-2019)

Graduate Teaching Assistant, King’s College London. London (2014-2019)

Graduate Research Assistant, King’s College London. London (2015)

Research Team(s):

Behavioral Insights