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Dr Geoff Wigham

Associate Professor (Senior Lecturer) Academic Subject Leader

School of Marine Science and Engineering (Faculty of Science and Technology)

  • A402, Portland Square, Drake Circus, Plymouth, Devon, PL4 8AA
  • +44 1752 584655

Role

Programme Leader - Marine Biology & Oceanography
Assessment Tutor
Director of Practical Provision
Management Team Member - Experiential Learning CETL
Developmental Manager for the Resource Laboratory (LAB+) development within CETL

Qualifications

1970 B.Sc. (Hons) Zoology, 1st Class – University of Reading
1974 Ph.D. University of Reading
1973 – 1976 Royal Society Research Fellow – University of Wales, Swansea
1976 – 1979 Lecturer in Marine Biology - University of Wales, Swansea
1979 - 1994 Senior Lecture in Marine Biology - University of Plymouth
1994 - Principal Lecturer in Marine Biology - University of Plymouth
1999 - 2002 Director of Marine Biology - St George's University, Grenada
1999 - Visiting Professor of Marine Biology - St George's University, Grenada

HSE Commercial Diving Certificate – Part IV
HSE Commercial Diving Certificate – Part III

Professional membership

Member of the Marine Biological Association of the UK
Member of the Estuarine and Coastal Sciences Association

Research interests

Biology and feeding of intertidal marine invertebrates; shell form and environmental stress in marine gastropod molluscs; molluscan taxonomy; bio-transfer of heavy metals through marine food chains; marine conservation and environmental impact assessment.