Applied Marine Science staff

Led by Dr Mark Davidson, a reader in coastal processes, our Applied Marine Science masters is supported by lecturers from marine science and engineering, geography, biology, environmental science and maths, as well as professionals working in the marine sciences in the South West – giving you a completely rounded programme of study. Many other staff are also involved with the supervision of projects, but core teaching staff on the programme include:


  • Associate Professor (Reader) in Coastal Processes
    Programme Leader and lecturer on Coastal Erosion and Protection
  • Professor
    Research Skills/Methods and Coastal Erosion and Protection
  • Professor of Coastal Geomorphology
    Integrated Coastal Zone Management
  • Associate Professor (Senior Lecturer) in Environmental Science
    Marine Chemistry
  • Associate Professor (Reader) in Ecological Economics
    Economics of the Marine Environment
  • Lecturer in Coastal and Shelf Physical Oceanography
    Geology, Geophysics and Physical Oceanography of Shelves and Coasts
  • Associate Professor of Marine Conservation
    Marine Biology and Ecology
  • Associate Head of School (Marine Science)
    Marine Science and Regulations
  • Professor of Applied Mathematics
    Modelling Marine Processes
  • Lecturer in Marine Remote Sensing
    Remote Sensing and Geographical Information Systems
  • Professor of Marine Policy (Research)
    Managing Marine Ecosystems
“By equipping you with a broad knowledge of all aspects of marine science and allowing you to specialise in an area that most interests you, this masters gives you all you need for a marine career.” 
Mark Davidson, Programme Leader