Dr Gregory Cooper

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Greg is a Postdoctoral Research Fellow at the Centre for Development, Environment and Policy (CeDEP), SOAS, University of London. He is currently the lead researcher on the Market Intervention for Nutritional Improvement (MINI) project, funded by the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation (BMFG) and Department for International Development, UK (DfID). Prior to joining MINI, Greg completed his PhD at the University of Southampton (graduated 2018), researching and modelling the social-ecological sustainability of Lake Chilika in India. Greg also graduated from the University of Southampton in 2014 with a Bachelor of Science degree in physical geography. Greg’s research to date has focused on the design and application of system dynamics models to tackle social, ecological and economic sustainability challenges in environments ranging from agricultural systems to lagoonal fisheries. As such, Greg has fieldwork experience in the Indian states of Odisha and Bihar collecting both qualitative and quantitative data.

Research interests

  • Agriculture
  • Social-ecological systems
  • Sustainability
  • System dynamics
  • Participatory modelling approaches


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