Nicholas Roxburgh

Research Student, University of Leeds

Nicholas Roxburgh

Nick’s research explores the impact that climatic, economic, and migratory stressors, along with natural hazards, are likely have on rural communities in Nepal over the coming decades. The project uses an empirically informed agent-based model of a Nepalese village as an in silico lab for simulating the affects of different stressor scenarios and for monitoring the socio-ecological responses.


  • University of Leeds | MSc Sustainability (Ecological Economics) | Distinction
  • University of St. Andrews | MA (Hons), Geography | First Class

Research interests

  • Complex adaptive systems
  • Computational geography
  • Agent-based modelling
  • Artificial intelligence
  • Ecological economics
  • Disaster recovery