Climate change impacts
Impacts of extremes on society and the environment
Senior Modeller/Environmental Engineer: Jacobs – Glasgow UK 2003-2007
Senior Lecturer: UNIESCO-IHE Institute for Hydraulic Engineering, Delft the Netherlands: 2007-2010
Assistant/Associate Professor Heriot-Watt University, Edinburgh, UK 2010-2017
Professor of Water Management Heriot-Watt University, Edinburgh, UK 2017-2021
Professor of Environmental Engineering, the University of Edinburgh, Edinburgh, UK 2022-present
Active research projects:
EPSRC Impact Acceleration Award: 2022: Split award (UoE-HWU) Tailoring novel uncertainty quantification (UQ) methods for the flood modelling industry (PI)
CREW Policy Fellowship: 2021-22: Social factors influencing drought resilience: Scotland (CoI)
EPSRC Impact Acceleration Award 2020: Urban system response and recovery: Development of an online tool to explore the impact of COVID-19 (PI)
UKRI: Unlocking best practice for community-led COVID-19 responses in Indian slums: 2020: Exploring social networks to support community resilience. (CoI)
NERC [NE/S013296/1]: Peruvian Glacier Retreat and its Impact on Water Security PeruGROWS: 2019-22 (CoI: PI Northumbria)
RAEng: Climate-Resilient Slums: a Systems Approach for Inclusive Climate Impact assessment: 2019-20 (CoI)
EPSRC (EP/N030419/1) LWEC Challenge Fellow: 2016-21: Water Resilient Cities: Climate uncertainty and urban vulnerability to hydro-hazards (PI)
NERC NE/N016394/1 2016-20: Sustaining Himalayan Water Resources in a Changing Climate (CoI)
Beevers, L. Bedinger, M, McClymont, K. Morrison, D. Aitken G and Visser-Quinn, A. (accepted) Systemic COVID-19 impacts in Cities. NPJ Urban Sustainability.
Beevers, L. Bedinger, M, and McClymont, K. (accepted) A hazard-agnostic model for unpacking systemic impacts in urban systems. Invited paper: Special Issue Civil Engineering and Environmental Systems: Apocalypse? No!
McClymont, K., Bedinger, M., Beevers, L., Visser-Quinn, A. and Walker, G. (2022). Understanding urban resilience with the urban system abstraction hierarchy, Sustainable Cities and Society.
Morrison, D. Beevers, L. Wright, G. B. Stewart, M.  The impact of data spatial resolution on flood vulnerability assessment. Environmental Hazards, Doi: https://doi.org/10.1080/17477891.2021.1912694 .
Visser-Quinn, A. Beevers, L. Lau, T. Gosling, R.  Mapping future water scarcity in a water abundant nation: Near-term projections for Scotland, Climate Risk Management, 32, doi: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.crm.2021.100302
Beevers, L.; Bedinger, M.; McClymont, K.; Visser-Quinn, A. (2021) Resilience in Complex Catchment Systems. Water, 13, 541. https://doi.org/10.3390/w13040541