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Dr Ricardo Safra de Campos

Dr Ricardo Safra de Campos

Lecturer in Human Geography

 4404

 (01392) 724404

 Amory C254

 

Amory Building, University of Exeter, Rennes Drive, Exeter, EX4 4RJ , UK

 Office hours:

 

My Term 1 office hours are: 

On campus (no drop-in sessions): Monday 14:00 - 15:00

Online (via MS Teams, once a booking has been made a link will be sent near the time): Wednesday 14:00 - 15:00

You are able to book an appointment within these hour slots via this link

 

Overview

Ricardo Safra de Campos is Lecturer in Human Geography at the University of Exeter. He is a population geographer working on the spatial mobility dimensions of human interaction with environmental change, with a focus on migration, sustainability and subjective wellbeing. He has collaborate with leading social, environmental and economic scientists across several competitively funded international research projects. His work has been published in interdisciplinary journals including Nature Climate Change, Global Environmental Change, Current Opinion in Environmental Sustainability, and discipline-specific such as Population, Space and Place. He is a contributing author on Chapter 4: Sea Level Rise and Implications for Low-Lying Islands, Coasts and Communities of the latest Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) Special Report on the Ocean and Cryosphere in a Changing Climate. Ricardo gave expert oral evidence on migration and climate change to EU Home Affairs Sub-Committee of the UK’s House of Lords in 2020. He serves on the advisory board of international research and policy initiatives on climate-related displacement in Africa (Shaping the Future of Mobility in Africa, unders the auspeces of UNDP and the World Bank) and Asia (Bangladesh’s Action Plan for the implementation of National Strategy on Internal Displacement). Ricardo is on the editorial board for the journals Climatic Change, Springer; and PLOSClimate, PLOS. He is also a member of the Global Challenges Research Fund (GCRF) Steering Group at the University of Exeter.

Broad research specialisms:

  • Demographic transition
  • Spatial mobility associated with environmental change and sustainability
  • Migration and urbanisation in developing countries
  • Multi-methods research design
  • Climate Change adaptation

Qualifications

BA in Geography (with Hons), Pontificia Universidade Catolica, Brazil

PhD in Human Geography, University of Queensland, Australia

Research group links

Research

Research projects

  • 2020-2024 EC Horizon 2020, Deputy Lead Work Package 1 Socio-Ecological Systems, Climate Impact and Tipping Points on project HABITABLE - Linking Climate Change, Habitability and Social Tipping Points: Scenarios for Climate Migration
  • 2019 GCRF Centre for Sustainable, Healthy and Learning Cities and Neighbourhoods (SHLC) call Capacity Development Acceleration Fund and Visiting Fellow Exchange Programme, Principal Investigator on project ‘Power of partnership: Voices of residents & city planners as sources of innovation for sustainable urban governance’.
  • 2018-2021 Belmont/NORFACE call Transformations to Sustainability Co-Investigator on project ‘Migration, Transformation and Sustainability (MISTY)’.
  • 2017-2019 ESRC-DfID call Development Frontiers Co-Investigator on project ‘Safe and Sustainable Cities: Human Security, Migration and Wellbeing’.
  • 2016-2019 IDRC-DfID Lead researcher work package on migration, displacement and planned relocation on project 'Deltas and Climate Change: Migration and Adaptation' (DECCMA)

Research networks

  • 2019 – present: Member of the university's Global Challenges Research Fund (GCRF) Strategy Group

Research grants

  • 2019 Centre for Sustainable, Healthy, and Learning Cities and Neighbourhoods
    This knowledge mobilisation project employs a deliberative method to integrate the lived experiences and views of urban populations as sources of innovation into planning processes for sustainability. It builds on an innovative approach that includes co-designed visual participatory and perspective-taking activities in Chattogram, a rapidly growing city in Bangladesh.
  • 2019 International Development Research Centre (IDRC)
    Open research data initiative

Publications

Key publications | Publications by category | Publications by year

Publications by category


Journal articles

Adger WN, de Campos RS, Codjoe SNA, Siddiqui T, Hazra S, Das S, Adams H, Gavonel MF, Mortreux C, Abu M, et al (2021). Perceived environmental risks and insecurity reduce future migration intentions in hazardous migration source areas. One Earth, 4(1), 146-157.
Das S, Hazra S, Haque A, Rahman M, Nicholls RJ, Ghosh A, Ghosh T, Salehin M, Safra de Campos R (2021). Social vulnerability to environmental hazards in the Ganges-Brahmaputra-Meghna delta, India and Bangladesh. International Journal of Disaster Risk Reduction, 53, 101983-101983.
Franco Gavonel M, Adger WN, Safra de Campos R, Boyd E, Carr ER, Fábos A, Fransen S, Jolivet D, Zickgraf C, Codjoe SNA, et al (2021). The migration-sustainability paradox: transformations in mobile worlds. Current Opinion in Environmental Sustainability, 49, 98-109.
Cundill G, Singh C, Adger WN, Safra de Campos R, Vincent K, Tebboth M, Maharjan A (2021). Toward a climate mobilities research agenda: Intersectionality, immobility, and policy responses. Global Environmental Change, 69, 102315-102315. Full text.
Szaboova L, Safra de Campos R, Adger WN, Abu M, Codjoe SNA, Franco Gavonel M, Das S, Siddiqui T, Rocky MH, Hazra S, et al (2021). Urban sustainability and the subjective well‐being of migrants: the role of risks, place attachment, and aspirations. Population, Space and Place Full text.
Adger WN, Safra de Campos R, Siddiqui T, Szaboova L (2020). Commentary: Inequality, precarity and sustainable ecosystems as elements of urban resilience. Urban Studies, 57(7), 1588-1595. Abstract.  Full text.
Adger WN, de Campos RS, Siddiqui T, Gavonel MF, Szaboova L, Rocky MH, Bhuiyan MRA, Billah T (2020). Human security of urban migrant populations affected by length of residence and environmental hazards. Journal of Peace Research, 58(1), 50-66. Abstract.  Full text.
Das S, Ghosh A, Hazra S, Ghosh T, Safra de Campos R, Samanta S (2020). Linking IPCC AR4 & AR5 frameworks for assessing vulnerability and risk to climate change in the Indian Bengal Delta. Progress in Disaster Science, 7, 100110-100110.
Maharjan A, de Campos RS, Singh C, Das S, Srinivas A, Bhuiyan MRA, Ishaq S, Umar MA, Dilshad T, Shrestha K, et al (2020). Migration and Household Adaptation in Climate-Sensitive Hotspots in South Asia. Current Climate Change Reports, 6(1), 1-16. Abstract.  Full text.
Siddiqui T, Szaboova L, Adger WN, Safra de Campos R, Bhuiyan MRA, Billah T (2020). Policy Opportunities and Constraints for Addressing Urban Precarity of Migrant Populations. Global Policy, 12(S2), 91-105. Full text.
Adger WN, Boyd E, Fábos A, Fransen S, Jolivet D, Neville G, de Campos RS, Vijge MJ (2019). Migration transforms the conditions for the achievement of the Sustainable Development Goals. The Lancet Planetary Health, 3(11), e440-e442. Full text.
Conway D, Nicholls RJ, Brown S, Tebboth MGL, Adger WN, Ahmad B, Biemans H, Crick F, Lutz AF, De Campos RS, et al (2019). The need for bottom-up assessments of climate risks and adaptation in climate-sensitive regions. Nature Climate Change, 9(7), 503-511. Abstract.  Full text.
Mortreux C, Safra de Campos R, Adger WN, Ghosh T, Das S, Adams H, Hazra S (2018). Political economy of planned relocation: a model of action and inaction in government responses. Global Environmental Change, 50, 123-132. Full text.
Safra de Campos R, Bell M, Charles-Edwards E (2017). Collecting and Analysing Data on Climate-related Local Mobility: the MISTIC Toolkit. Population, Space and Place, 23(6). Abstract.

Chapters

Adger N, Safra De Campos R (2020). Climate change disruptions to migration systems. In Bastia T, Skeldon R (Eds.) Routledge Handbook of Migration and Development, London: Routledge, 382-395.  Abstract.
Vincent K, Safra De Campos R, Lazar A, Begum A (2020). Gender, migration and environmental change in the Ganges-Brahmaputra-Meghna delta in Bangladesh. In  (Ed) Engendering Climate Change Learnings from South Asia, Routledge Chapman & Hall, 152-171.  Abstract.
Safra De Campos R, Codjoe S, Adger N, Mortreux C, Hazra S, Siddiqui T, Das S, Atiglo Y, Bhuiyan R, Rocky MH, et al (2020). Where People Live and Move in Deltas. In Nicholls R, Adger WN, Hutton C, Hanson S (Eds.) Deltas in the Anthropocene, London: Palgrave, 153-177.
Adger N, Safra De Campos R, Mortreux C (2018). Mobility, displacement and migration and their interactions with vulnerability and adaptation to environmental risks. In McLeman R, Gemenne F (Eds.) Routledge Handbook of Environmental Displacement and Migration, London: Routledge, 29-41.

Publications by year


In Press

Safra de Campos R (In Press). Living with drought: a study of spatial mobility in semi-arid Northeast Brazil.

2021

Adger WN, de Campos RS, Codjoe SNA, Siddiqui T, Hazra S, Das S, Adams H, Gavonel MF, Mortreux C, Abu M, et al (2021). Perceived environmental risks and insecurity reduce future migration intentions in hazardous migration source areas. One Earth, 4(1), 146-157.
Das S, Hazra S, Haque A, Rahman M, Nicholls RJ, Ghosh A, Ghosh T, Salehin M, Safra de Campos R (2021). Social vulnerability to environmental hazards in the Ganges-Brahmaputra-Meghna delta, India and Bangladesh. International Journal of Disaster Risk Reduction, 53, 101983-101983.
Franco Gavonel M, Adger WN, Safra de Campos R, Boyd E, Carr ER, Fábos A, Fransen S, Jolivet D, Zickgraf C, Codjoe SNA, et al (2021). The migration-sustainability paradox: transformations in mobile worlds. Current Opinion in Environmental Sustainability, 49, 98-109.
Cundill G, Singh C, Adger WN, Safra de Campos R, Vincent K, Tebboth M, Maharjan A (2021). Toward a climate mobilities research agenda: Intersectionality, immobility, and policy responses. Global Environmental Change, 69, 102315-102315. Full text.
Szaboova L, Safra de Campos R, Adger WN, Abu M, Codjoe SNA, Franco Gavonel M, Das S, Siddiqui T, Rocky MH, Hazra S, et al (2021). Urban sustainability and the subjective well‐being of migrants: the role of risks, place attachment, and aspirations. Population, Space and Place Full text.

2020

Adger N, Safra De Campos R (2020). Climate change disruptions to migration systems. In Bastia T, Skeldon R (Eds.) Routledge Handbook of Migration and Development, London: Routledge, 382-395.  Abstract.
Adger WN, Safra de Campos R, Siddiqui T, Szaboova L (2020). Commentary: Inequality, precarity and sustainable ecosystems as elements of urban resilience. Urban Studies, 57(7), 1588-1595. Abstract.  Full text.
Vincent K, Safra De Campos R, Lazar A, Begum A (2020). Gender, migration and environmental change in the Ganges-Brahmaputra-Meghna delta in Bangladesh. In  (Ed) Engendering Climate Change Learnings from South Asia, Routledge Chapman & Hall, 152-171.  Abstract.
Adger WN, de Campos RS, Siddiqui T, Gavonel MF, Szaboova L, Rocky MH, Bhuiyan MRA, Billah T (2020). Human security of urban migrant populations affected by length of residence and environmental hazards. Journal of Peace Research, 58(1), 50-66. Abstract.  Full text.
Das S, Ghosh A, Hazra S, Ghosh T, Safra de Campos R, Samanta S (2020). Linking IPCC AR4 & AR5 frameworks for assessing vulnerability and risk to climate change in the Indian Bengal Delta. Progress in Disaster Science, 7, 100110-100110.
Maharjan A, de Campos RS, Singh C, Das S, Srinivas A, Bhuiyan MRA, Ishaq S, Umar MA, Dilshad T, Shrestha K, et al (2020). Migration and Household Adaptation in Climate-Sensitive Hotspots in South Asia. Current Climate Change Reports, 6(1), 1-16. Abstract.  Full text.
Siddiqui T, Szaboova L, Adger WN, Safra de Campos R, Bhuiyan MRA, Billah T (2020). Policy Opportunities and Constraints for Addressing Urban Precarity of Migrant Populations. Global Policy, 12(S2), 91-105. Full text.
Safra De Campos R, Codjoe S, Adger N, Mortreux C, Hazra S, Siddiqui T, Das S, Atiglo Y, Bhuiyan R, Rocky MH, et al (2020). Where People Live and Move in Deltas. In Nicholls R, Adger WN, Hutton C, Hanson S (Eds.) Deltas in the Anthropocene, London: Palgrave, 153-177.

2019

Adger WN, Boyd E, Fábos A, Fransen S, Jolivet D, Neville G, de Campos RS, Vijge MJ (2019). Migration transforms the conditions for the achievement of the Sustainable Development Goals. The Lancet Planetary Health, 3(11), e440-e442. Full text.
Conway D, Nicholls RJ, Brown S, Tebboth MGL, Adger WN, Ahmad B, Biemans H, Crick F, Lutz AF, De Campos RS, et al (2019). The need for bottom-up assessments of climate risks and adaptation in climate-sensitive regions. Nature Climate Change, 9(7), 503-511. Abstract.  Full text.

2018

Adger N, Safra De Campos R, Mortreux C (2018). Mobility, displacement and migration and their interactions with vulnerability and adaptation to environmental risks. In McLeman R, Gemenne F (Eds.) Routledge Handbook of Environmental Displacement and Migration, London: Routledge, 29-41.
Mortreux C, Safra de Campos R, Adger WN, Ghosh T, Das S, Adams H, Hazra S (2018). Political economy of planned relocation: a model of action and inaction in government responses. Global Environmental Change, 50, 123-132. Full text.

2017

Safra de Campos R, Bell M, Charles-Edwards E (2017). Collecting and Analysing Data on Climate-related Local Mobility: the MISTIC Toolkit. Population, Space and Place, 23(6). Abstract.

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External Engagement and Impact

Editorial responsibilities

  • 2021 - present: Associate Deputy Editor at Climatic Change, Springer
  • 2021 - present: Editorial Board PLOSClimate
  • 2016 – present: Peer Reviewer for Nature Climate Change,Global Environmental ChangeLocal EnvironmentClimate and Development, Environmental Science and Pollution Research, Disasters Journal and several others.
  • 2016 – present: Editorial content reviewer for Thomas Riggs & Company and Cengage Learning.

Significant Impact

2018 – 2020: IPCC Contributing Author on Special Report on Oceans and the Cryosphere.

Teaching

Modules

2021/22


Supervision / Group

Research Fellows

  • Nicholas Marais Reyneke Exploring socially marginalised youth voices within social-ecological systems to understand youth resilience towards environmental risk
  • Oana Stefancu Fairness, sense of place and well-being in communities subject to government adaptation responses to climate change: a study in West Bengal

Postgraduate researchers

  • Liam Berrisford

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