Professor Iain Stewart
El Hassan Research Chair in Sustainability at the Royal Scientific Society in Jordan; UNESCO Chair in Geoscience & Society, Royal Scientific Society
Iain Stewart is the El Hassan bin Talal Research Chair in Sustainability at the Royal Scientific Society (Jordan) and Professor of Geoscience Communication at the University of Plymouth (UK). At Plymouth he was founding director of its ‘Sustainable Earth Institute’, with research interests in disaster risk reduction and Earth science communication. His geo-communication work has built on a 15-year partnership with BBC Science presenting television documentaries about planet Earth. Currently, he leads the UNESCO IGCP project 685 Geoscience and Sustainable Development and holds the UNESCO Chair for Geoscience and Society.