Dr Colin Booth

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  • Qualifications:BSc. PGCertHE. MSc. PhD.
  • Position:Associate Head for Reseach and Scholarship
  • Department:FET - Architecture and the Built Environment
  • Telephone:+4411732 83998
  • Email:Colin.Booth@uwe.ac.uk

About me

Dr Colin Booth has been the Associate Head for Research and Scholarship for Architecture and the Built Environment since joining UWE in early 2012. He has also been a Director of the Construction and Property Research Centre, and a Director of the Centre for Floods, Communities and Resilience.


He has previously been the Research Leader for a School of Built Environment, a Reader in Construction Management, a Reader in Civil Engineering, an Overseas Tutor (Hong Kong), a Senior Lecturer in Civil and Environmental Engineering, a European Research Project Manager and he has also held several Post-doctoral Research Fellowship posts at other universities.


He holds the distinguished titles of Visiting Professor of Civil Engineering and Visiting Professor of Sustainability at prestigious universities across the globe. 


He has a wealth of external income generation, a vast portfolio of publications (>180) and a team of doctoral supervision successes (>20).


He is currently one of the main investigators on the RCUK funded "Drought Risk And You (DRY) project, which is part of the UK Droughts and Water Scarcity programme, on which he is leading the built environment domain.

Area of expertise

Flooding and water resources management, Sustainability in the built environment, Environmental management in construction, Climate change mitigation and adaptation strategies, Built environment studies and Urban pollution.


Author/co-author of ~180 peer-reviewed scientific papers and chapters. Links to a selection of his publications are listed beneath. Otherwise, see his Google Scholar profile at:




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