School of Agricultural, Earth and Environmental Sciences

Dr. Katharine Vincent u

Honorary Research Fellow

Dr Vincent works within the field of vulnerability and adaptation to climate change, typically applying a gender lens.  She was a lead author for the IPCC Fifth Assessment Report, Working Group 2 on Impacts, Adaptation and Vulnerability (chapter on rural areas, technical summary, and cross-chapter gender box). In her role as director of Kulima Integrated Development Solutions, she engages in transdisciplinary partnerships and facilitates co-production of useable knowledge that helps society to manage the risk posted by climate change. 

Research interests

  • Vulnerability and adaptation to climate change
  • Disaster risk reduction,
  • Gender,
  • Climate services,
  • Climate risk management,
  • Climate finance, Transdisciplinary research and co-production,
  • Knowledge brokering  

Research profiles