Cote de Grinton Moor, Yorkshire. 2014 Tour De France Grand Depart
Cote de Grinton Moor, Yorkshire. 2014 Tour De France Grand Depart

Welcome to my personal website – Please see below for some latest news, and explore the website using the tabs above or email me: edwin.baynes (at) univ-rennes1.fr

Latest news:


23/06/17  – Please consider submitting an abstract to the following AGU session: EP029: Mountain Peak to Sea Floor: Processes, Interactions and Feedbacks between Sediment Supply and Landscape Evolution. Abstract submission remains open until 2nd August, we hope to see you in New Orleans!

27/03/17 – I’m back from a fantastic field trip in New Zealand, studying the waterfalls and knickpoints of the Rangitikei River. You can see some photos and videos from the field trip on my project website.

04/01/17 – Happy New Year! 2017 is due to be an exciting year, with lots of research planned related to my WaterfallModel3D work.

04/10/16 – AGU presentation details confirmed: I will have a poster titled ‘Knickpoint Retreat: the Role of Channel Self-Organisation‘ on the Wednesday afternoon (14th December) in session ‘Erosion and Sediment Transport in Steep Landscapes’ (Abstract number: EP33D-1027). See you there!

22/07/16 – My PhD thesis is now available for download on the University of Edinburgh Library’s Edinburgh Research Archive (click link to open the download page).

01/06/16 – I started a 2 year Marie Curie Fellowship at the Universite de Rennes 1, France. This research will build on the initial knickpoint modelling work that I carried out during my PhD. For more details of this work, please see the project website: www.waterfallmodel3d.wordpress.com.

25/04/16 –  I have returned from an excellent week at the EGU General Assembly in Vienna. If you would like a copy of the posters that I presented, please feel free to contact me:

Chasing Waterfalls: Experimental controls on knickpoint form and migration processes

Hydralab+: Representing timescales of biological change in flume experiments

SolheimajokullQuick links:

My research featured on BBC website

Interview about my research on Radio New Zealand (21 minutes, player opens in new Tab)

Google Scholar profile


Email: edwin.baynes(at)univ-rennes1.fr

Twitter: @EdwinBaynes