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Durham University

Department of Geography

Staff Profile

Dr Zuzanna Swirad

Postdoctoral Research Associate in the Department of Geography
Fax: +44 (0) 191 33 41801

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  • 2019-present: PDRA, Department of Geography, Durham University
  • 2018-2019: Field Oceanographer, Polish Antarctic Station, King George Island, South Shetlands
  • 2014-2018: PhD Physical Geography, Durham University
  • 2014: Research Assistant, Department of Geography, University of Cambridge
  • 2013-2014: Intern, Scott Polar Research Institute, University of Cambridge
  • 2011-2013: MSc Physical Geography, University of Wroclaw, Poland 
  • 2008-2012: BA Classics and Mediterranean Culture, University of Wroclaw, Poland
  • 2008-2011: BSc Geography, University of Wroclaw, Poland

Research projects

Current: Earthquake-triggered landsliding in Nepal during and post monsoon

Past: COastal Behaviour and Rates of Activity

PhD thesis: Multi-scale assessment of shore platform erosion


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