Chris Kilsby

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Professor of hydrology and climate change, Newcastle University

Chris Kilsby is Professor of Hydrology and Climate Change, head of the Water Resources Engineering group and Director Of Research for the School at Newcastle University.

Chris joined the School in 1991 from the UK Met Office and has since carried out research and teaching on many aspects of engineering in the water sector ranging including hydrological risk (drought and flood risk) as well as national infrastructure. His work is now predominantly in the context of climate change impacts, sustainability and adaptation responses for the future.

He is head of the Water Resources Engineering group, Director of Research and a mamber of School Executive Committee. He co-ordinated the REF submission for UoA14 in 2014. He is Senior Academic for Newcastle's membership of the Willis Research Network.

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There is no panacea for flood events, but there a range of things we can either do better or start doing to mitigate or adapt to them.

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