Prof Nigel Dunnett is Professor in Planting Design and Vegetation Technology, Dept of Landscape. His research is strongly interdisciplinary, focusing on the interface between ecology, design and horticulture in urban green space environments. Through an active interaction with industry, national agencies, and local community groups, his research focuses on the sustainability of urban vegetation, rainwater management, green roofs and long-term ecological monitoring. He has pioneered the development of planting schemes for both ecological and social benefits. He is Director of the Green Roof Centre (University of Sheffield).
Author of The Dynamic Landscape and Rain Gardens