Tara Quinn

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Member of  Prof Katrina Brown's research group.

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Dr Tara Quinn

Associate Research Fellow


I am an environmental social scientist interested in how people interpret environmental risks and adapt to them. I am working as part of the MAGIC project that is focused on coastal management in Cornwall and how adaptation takes place at different scales.

I am also a member of the Geography department in the College of Life and Environmental Sciences.

Research publication titles


Research interests

  • Climate change adaptation
  • Perceptions or risk
  • Place attachment and identity
  • Transformative capacity

Current projects

  •   MAGIC – multi-scale adaptations to climate change and social –ecological sustainability in coastal areas


2005 BSc Natural Sciences (Durham University)
MScEnvironmental Sustainability (The University of Edinburgh)
PhD in Environment Science (University of East Anglia)

Contact details

Email t.quinn@exeter.ac.uk
Building Environment and Sustainability Institute
Room 2.03
Address University of Exeter
Penryn Campus
Cornwall TR10 9FE