Katherine Herborn

Academic profile

Dr Katherine Herborn

Lecturer in Physiology and Behaviour
School of Biological and Marine Sciences (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. Katherine's work contributes towards the following SDG(s):

Goal 06: SDG 6 - Clean Water and Sanitation


I predominantly teach in the areas of animal physiology, behaviour and welfare.

I am programme lead for MSc Zoo Conservation Biology https://www.plymouth.ac.uk/courses/postgraduate/msc-zoo-conservation-biology

I am module lead for:

  • BIOL133 - Principles of Physiology (Year 1 Biological Sciences/Animal Behaviour & Welfare/Conservation Biology)
  • ANIM5006 - Contemporary Zoo Management (MSc ZCB)
  • ANIM5008 - Conservation, Ecology & Society (MSc ZCB)
  • ANIM5009 - Zoo Animal Health, Nutrition & Management (MSc ZCB)

Contact Katherine

A426, Portland Square, Drake Circus, Plymouth, PL4 8AA
+44 1752 584477