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Dr Isaac Boateng

  • Qualifications: BEd Social Studies, PgDip Scandinavian Welfare Model, MSc Coastal & Marine Resource Management, PhD Geography
  • Role Title: Senior Lecturer
  • Address: Portland Building, Portland Street, Portsmouth (UK) PO1 3AH
  • Telephone: ++44 (0)23 9284 2910
  • Email: isaac.boateng@port.ac.uk
  • Department: School of Civil Engineering and Surveying
  • Faculty: Faculty of Technology

Biography

I am a keen individual with interdisciplinary knowledge. I gained a Bachelor of Education degree in Social Studies from the University of Cape Coast. Straight after my graduation in 2001, I was offered a scholarship to study at Roskilde University Centre, Denmark where I obtained a postgraduate diploma in Scandinavian Welfare Model.

After my graduation from Roskilde, I went back to Ghana and worked as lecturer in Kumasi Polytechnic. After a year there, I left for further studies at the University of Portsmouth; I was awarded a MSc in Coastal and Marine Resource Management in 2004, and a PhD in Geography in 2009.

While undertaking my doctoral research, I was appointed as a part-time Academic Skills Tutor in 2006, and a senior lecturer in 2007.

Teaching Responsibilities

Unit Coordinator

  • Development and Valuation of Coastal and Ecological Resource, Level 7
  • Coastal Properties, Environmental Hazards and Adaptation, Level 6
  • Professional Development (Health & Safety and People Skills), Level 5
  • Introduction to Professional Development, Level 4

Unit Lecturer

  • Mediation of Space, Making Of Place, Level 4
  • Dissertation & Independent Project, Level 6

Research

  • Coastal sediment budget and shoreline management planning
  • Applied coastal geomorphology and GIS
  • Physical processes in the coastal and marine environment
  • Integrated Coastal Zone Management
  • Climate change impacts on coastal environment and coastal adaptation planning
  • Valuation and management of non-market coastal resources and ecosystem services
  • Coastal and marine resource management and marine spatial planning

Contact me for research collaborations, PhD supervision and assessment or examination of research projects relevant to my research interests.

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Research profile

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