Dr Ross Pomeroy

Dr Ross Pomeroy

Partnership Manager

UK Partnerships - Partnerships (Academic Registry)



Faculty Partnership Manager (Science and Technology)
Academic Partnerships 


PhD - Permeability Characterisation of Continuous Filament Mats for Resin Transfer Moulding, viva-voce 2009
LTHE500 - PGCert for Teaching and Learning in Higher Education, 2010
LTHE300 - PGCert for Teaching and Learning in Higher Education, 2006
BSc Surf, Science and Technology 1st class Hons. University of Plymouth, graduated 2004
Extended Science Foundation Course, University of Plymouth, completed 2001



Faculty Partnership Manager for Academic Partnerships (2012 - present)
Acting Associate Dean (Quality) for UPC (2012)
Full-Time Subject Forum Chair for Science and Technology for UPC (2010-2012)
Full-Time Subject Forum Chair for Science, Agriculture and Sport for UPC (2009 - 2010)
Full-Time Lecturer for the Marine Sports Degrees (2007 - 2009)
Part-Time Lecturer for Surf Science and Technology and Applied Marine Sports Science (2006-2007)
Casual Demonstrator/Teaching contracts, School of Engineering, University of Plymouth (2004-2007)
Casual Demonstrator/Teaching contracts, School of Ocean and Earth Sciences, University of Plymouth (2004-2007)
Administrative Assistant and Administrative Officer, H.M. Customs and Excise, Exeter (1991-2000)

Bar-Person: Tappers Bar Sidmouth, Marine Bar Sidmouth, Truly's Restaurant Sidmouth and Univeristy of Plymouth Student Union (part-time positions 1997-2004)




Professional membership

Member of SAMPE Europe (expired)
Member of the Institute of Engineering and Technology (MIET) (expired)



Teaching interests

Previous lecturing role: for the Marine Sports Degrees. Teaching areas:
Technology and Business:
- Materials Science, Design and Manufacturing
- Product Development
- Marketing
- Management & Leadership
- Contract Law

- Surf Skills Analysis

Additional, non-programme specific, involvement in T&L:
- UPC FLUX: involved in organising and running the UPC FLUX event, incorporating the use of the product XING
  (which I have used for a couple of years in my teaching with the Marine Sports degree programmes).
- National FLUX: championed the 2010 UPC team to the national FLUX championships at Nottingham Trent

Advised Student Honours Projects Published in Non-Peer Reviewed E-Journal:
- Rutkowski, L., 2010, the application of canting keel concept in racing windsurfing fins. does it lead to superior performance?, the Plymouth Student Scientist. Vol.3., No.1., pp.207-233
- Davies, H., 2009. Environmental issues in sufing-behaviours and attitudes, The Plymouth Student Scientist, Vol.2., No.1., pp.108-155
- Norman, S., 2009, Body mass changes and voluntary fluid intake of keelboat sailors, the Plymouth Student Scientist, Vol.2., No.1, pp.156-183



Key publications

Key publications are highlighted

Rutt L, Gray C, Turner R, Swain J, Hulme S & Pomeroy R (2013) 'A social constructivist approach to introducing skills for employment to Foundation Degree students' Research in Post-Compulsory Education 18, (3) 280-296 , DOI Open access
Pomeroy R, Grove SM, Summerscales J, Wang Y & Harper A (2007) 'Measurement of permeability of continuous filament mat glass fibre reinforcements by saturated radial air flow' Composites, Part A 38, 1439-1443 , DOI


Other academic activities

Postgraduate Research Students Representative for Mechanical, Marine and Composites, School of Engineering (2004, 2005, 2006)

Additional information

Also held position as secretary on the Postgraduate Society at the University of Plymouth (2004-2006)