Dr Colin Booth

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  • Qualifications:BSc. PGCertHE. MSc. PhD.
  • Position:Associate Head for Research 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 international universities. 


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

Area of expertise

Sustainability in the built environment, Environmental management in construction, Property level flooding, Sustainable drainage systems (SuDS),  Climate change 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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