Matt Telfer

Academic profile

Dr Matt Telfer

Associate Professor of Physical Geography
School of Geography, Earth and Environmental Sciences (Faculty of Science and Engineering)

The Global Goals

In 2015, UN member states agreed to 17 global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure prosperity for all. Matt's work contributes towards the following SDG(s):

Goal 04: SDG 4 - Quality EducationGoal 14: SDG 14 - Life Below Water

About Matt

As an Associate Professor in Physical Geography in the School of Geography, Earth and Environmental Sciences, I teach on a range of undergraduate and postgraduate courses. My research interests lie in geomorphology, geochronology and environmental change, especially in drylands.


I am currently module leader for GGP3206 (Desert Environments), GGX2204 (Fieldwork in Geography) and GGP3201 (Advanced Fieldwork in Geography). I also teach on GGX2201 and GGX2202 (Principles and Applications of Geography). I also teach on the Masters courses GEES519 (Environmental Knowledge: From Field to Stakeholder).

Contact Matt

A527 Portland Square, Drake Circus, Plymouth, PL4 8AA
+44 1752 585570