Our academic staff are here at University Centre South Devon undertake current research and are thought leaders in their area of expertise.

Find out more about the wide range of experts by subject area below:

Business and Law 

Alastair WilsonTourism Marketing, Economics, Finance, Research Methodology and Data Analysis
Andrew FaulknerLeadership and Management, Human Resources, Employment Relations, Business and Corporate Strategy
Colleen Douglas-TempleTort, Constitutional and Administrative Law, English Legal System, Company Law, Personal and Corporate Dept Recovery
David Chambers-WhiteLaw, Criminal Law, Core Intellectual Skills for Law, Gender issues within Law, Pastoral Care and Support
Helen HughesYouth Justice, Criminological Theory, Criminal Justice, Psychology, Child Development
Lynn SquireLeisure Industry Management, Leadership, Marketing and Business, Change Management
Rachel JacksonLuxury Hospitality, Events Management, Food and Beverage Management, Front Office Management, Cruise Industry, Human Resources and Employment Relations
Sarah BowdenLaw, Legal Support, English Legal System, Behaviour Management, Pastoral Care and Support
Trevor SmeeLicensed trade, Food and Beverage Management, Events and Conference Management, Leadership

Computing, Electronics and Engineering

Andy CuffeSoftware Engineering, C/C++ Programming, C#, Server Side, Database, Hardware Systems
Conrad SaundersHardware Systems and Support, Network Principles, Windows Network Management, LAN Enterprise Networks, Programming

Construction and Civil Engineering

Alex OsborneStructures, Coastal Engineering, Environmental Engineering, Water Treatment
Dave WorthingtonConstruction Management, Conversion and Adaptation of Buildings, Building Services

Creative Industries

Gareth DayDigital Technology, Creative Culture, Data Visualisation, Sensory Design, Convergent Technologies

Education and Teaching

Alison MilnerEducation Policy, Sociology of Education, Social Pedagogy, Reflective Practice, Identity Work
Anna NealeAggression, Gender Studies, Child Development, Self Concept, Neuroscience, Developmental Psychology, Criminal Psychology
Issy HallamPsychology, Special Educational Needs and Disability, Inclusion, Research Methodology, Pastoral Care and Tutoring
Jo ButtonPlay, Autism, Forest School, Early Years Care and Education, Outdoor Education
Katrina PerkinsWidening Participation, Social Justice, Education Inequality and Achievement, Social Policy, Globalization
Lauren BeamishSocial Psychology, Psychology of Sex Offending, Attachment Theory, Working with Looked After Children, Integrating Sociological and Psychological Perspectives.
Lisa RogersProfessional Practice, Child Development, Special Educational Needs and Disabilities, Communication, Early Years Education and Care
Sam SmithSocial psychology: Adolescent Mental Health, Cognitive Bias and Prejudice, Quantitative and Qualitative research methodologies, Attachment


Andrew HallNursing, Microbiology, Digital Health, Research Methods, Critical Care
Claire LangmanAudiological Science, Medical Pedagogy, Pathophysiology, Clinical Decision Making, Effective Communication
Paul HindleAnatomy and Physiology, Clinical Research, Sports Science, Medical Philosophy, Genetics
Sam BassettNursing, Mental Health, Long Term Conditions, Patient Centred Care, Effective Communication

Life and Environmental Science

Ben RoperSports Coaching, Coaching Pedagogy, Performance Analysis, Games Based Approach, Skill Acquisition
Dr Andrea GaionMarine Biology, Ecotoxicology, Experimental Design, Data Analysis and Environmental Science
Dr Roger HopperOutdoor Learning, Special Educational Needs and Behavioural Management in the Outdoors, Professional Outdoor Standards , National Outdoor Learning Award
Janet EllisAgricultural Botany, Cell Biology
Kenneth ArmstrongBiochemistry, Biological Chemistry, Medicinal Chemistry, Oxidative Stress
Luke PeakmanMolecular Genetics, Human Evolution
Matt RossinEcology, Evolution, Environmental Science
Mike GeorgeResearch Methodology, Training and Fitness, Fitness Testing, Personal Training, Nutrition
Paul HallasMarine Biology, Genetics, Statistics, Ecology
Simon HoldenHuman Anatomy and Physiology, Fundamentals of Exercise and Training, Personal Training, Fitness Testing, Nutrition for Exercise


Matthew ProwseNaval Architecture, Engineering Design, CAD, Production Management, Composites

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