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Emma Ferranti

  • Research Fellow
  • University of Birmingham
  • 7PublicationsNumber of items in Emma's My Publications folder on Mendeley.
  • 4Followers


Emma is a Research Fellow with interests in applied climatology, air quality, GIS and public engagement. She has a broad background in geography, earth and environmental sciences, and research experience in academia and consultancy. Emma is currently working with Network Rail on Summersense, the NERC-funded project: Dynamic heat risk management to reduce the costs of propagating hot weather delays on the railway network. She is passionate about Athena SWAN and advancing the representation of women in geography and the sciences.

Recent publications

  • The Birmingham Urban Climate Laboratory: An open meteorological testbed and challenges of the smart city

    • Chapman L
    • Muller C
    • Young D
    • et al.
  • Changing patterns of heavy rainfall in upland areas: a case study from northern England

    • Burt T
    • Ferranti E

Professional experience

Research Fellow

University of Birmingham

October 2014 - Present


PhD Geography

Lancaster University

September 2007 - September 2011(4 years)

MSc Environmental Hazards

Lancaster University

September 2005 - August 2006(a year)

BSc Geography / Geology (International)

University of Leeds

September 1997 - June 2001(4 years)


Followers (4)