• 334 Citations
  • 12 h-Index
20052020

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Research expertise

  • Since the late 1970s, Martin has conducted research in the mountains of North America, Western and Eastern Europe, and Siberia, focusing on the interactions of resident and visiting people with environmental processes, with particular emphasis on forestry, tourism, conservation, and the implementation of policies and interdisciplinary research. Over the past decade, he has coordinated three major assessments of Europe’s mountains.
  • Working at the University of Oxford's Environmental Change Unit (now Institute) from 1992, he established the Unit's Mountain Regions and Conservation Programme in 1995, where he supervised a number of MSc and DPhil students, in addition to lecturing.
  • Established the Centre for Mountain Studies in 2000
  • Started the UHI's MSc Sustainable Mountain Development in 2004 and delivers the core module on mountain issues (for which the UHI Students' Association recognised him as 'most innovative lecturer' in 2010).
  • In 2005, the UHI Millennium Institute (now the University of the Highlands and Islands) appointed him Professor of Mountain Studies.
  • In 2009, UNESCO established the UNESCO Chair in Sustainable Mountain Development at UHI, and he became its Chairholder.
  • In 2012, the King Albert I Memorial Foundation awarded him the King Albert Mountain Award: the citation states that “Martin Price, with his exceptional knowledge and his editorial competence, has played a vital role for the mountains of the world”.

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Education/Academic qualification

Doctor of Philosophy, University of Colorado

Award Date: 1 Jan 1988

Master of Science, University of Calgary

Award Date: 1 Jan 1981

Bachelor of Science, University of Sheffield

Award Date: 1 Jan 1978

External positions

Professor II, University of Bergen

13 Oct 201412 Oct 2017

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Research Output

Identifying paths to girls’ successful higher education in the Solukhumbu District, Nepal

Wier, S. & Price, M. F., 15 Apr 2020, In : Mountain Research and Development. 39, 3, 30 p.

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    Biosphere Reserves from Seville, 1995 to 2030: A Global Network of Sites of Excellence to Address Regional and Global Imperatives

    Bouamrane, M., dogse, P. & Price, M. F., 30 Sep 2019, UNESCO Biosphere Reserves: Supporting Biocultural Diversity, Sustainability, and Society. Reed, M. & Price, M. (eds.). Abingdon: Routledge, 39 p.

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

  • Introducing UNESCO Biosphere Reserves

    reed, M. & Price, M. F., 30 Sep 2019, UNESCO Biosphere Reserves: Supporting Biocultural Diversity, Sustainability, and Society. reed, M. & price, M. (eds.). abingdon: Routledge

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter (peer-reviewed)

    The evolution of the biosphere reserve network in the United Kingdom

    Price, M. F., 30 Sep 2019, UNESCO Biosphere Reserves: Supporting Biocultural Diversity, Sustainability, and Society. Reed, M. & Price, M. (eds.). Abingdon: Routledge, 22 p.

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

    Unfinished Business: The Present and Future Contributions of Biosphere Reserves to Sustainability Science

    reed, M. & Price, M. F., 6 Jun 2019, UNESCO Biosphere Reserves: Supporting Biocultural Diversity, Sustainability, and Society. Reed, M. & Price, M. (eds.). Abingdon: Routledge, 24 p.

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

    Thesis

    Walking the land: Examining an ecosystem approach for private estates through the lens of woodland expansion

    Author: Bowditch, E., 2 Aug 2016

    Supervisor: Smith, M. (Supervisor), McMorran, R. (Supervisor) & Price, M. F. (Supervisor)

    Student thesis: Doctoral ThesisDoctor of Philosophy (awarded by OU/Aberdeen)

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    Sustainable Estates for the 21st Century: The motivations of landowners in upland Scotland: Exploring challenges to sustainability

    Author: Wagstaff, P., 4 Mar 2015

    Supervisor: Price, M. F. (Supervisor) & Warren, C. (Supervisor)

    Student thesis: Doctoral ThesisDoctor of Philosophy (awarded by OU/Aberdeen)

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    The Role of Private Landownership in Facilitating Sustainable Rural Communities in Upland Scotland

    Author: McKee, A. J., 27 Nov 2013

    Supervisor: Price, M. F. (Supervisor) & Warren, C. (Supervisor)

    Student thesis: Doctoral ThesisDoctor of Philosophy (awarded by OU/Aberdeen)

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    The power of the research process: co-producing knowledge for sustainable upland estate management in Scotland

    Author: Glass, J., 30 Sep 2011

    Supervisor: Price, M. F. (Supervisor) & Scott, A. (Supervisor)

    Student thesis: Doctoral ThesisDoctor of Philosophy (awarded by OU/Aberdeen)

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    Constraints and opportunities for integrated multifunctional forest management in the Cairngorms region of Scotland

    Author: McMorran, R., 8 Sep 2008

    Supervisor: Price, M. F. (Supervisor) & Warren, C. (Supervisor)

    Student thesis: Doctoral ThesisDoctor of Philosophy (awarded by OU/Aberdeen)

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