Geoff Millward

Academic profile

Professor Geoff Millward

Emeritus Professor
Faculty of Science and Engineering

The Global Goals

In 2015, UN member states agreed to 17 global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure prosperity for all. Geoff's work contributes towards the following SDG(s):

Goal 06: SDG 6 - Clean Water and SanitationGoal 14: SDG 14 - Life Below WaterGoal 17: SDG 17 - Partnerships for the Goals

About Geoff

Research in Marine and Environmental Sciences.

Researcher in the Consolidated Radio-isotope Facility (CORiF).

Supervised Research Degrees

Kavinseksan, C. (2007). PhD "Metal Binding in Sediments and Cockles from Tropical and Temperate Estuaries".

Rattanchongkiat, S. (2004). PhD "Arsenic in the Pak Pa-Nang River Basin, Thailand".

Watts, S.J. (2004). PhD "Recovery of the Mersey Estuary from Metal Contamination".

Dale, A. (2003). PhD "The Oceanography and Modelling of the Pontevedra Ria (NW Spain)".

Jones-Hughes, T.L. (2002). PhD "The Influence of Surfactants on the Sorption of Phenanthrene in Natural Waters".

Rees, A.P. (2001). PhD "The Uptake and Flux of Dissolved Nitrogen in Marine Waters".

Richards, J.P. (2001). PhD "Implementing Marine Pollution Policy: Proposals for Change".

Since 1980 Professor Millward has supervised 36 PhDs and 2 MPhils.


 Education of students using the Consolidated Radio-isotope Facility, in particular on radiological safety, measurement of environmental radioactivity its and its distribution in natural and polluted environments throughout the world. There is also an commitment to the evaluation of processes related to the environmental transport of radionuclides. 


Contact Geoff

Level 3; Bay C, Marine Building, Drake Circus, Plymouth, PL4 8AA
+44 1752 584571