Dr Paul Kingston, BSc, PhD
Marine Environmental Impacts and Monitoring (Associate)
Paul Kingston is a graduate of Zoology and Botany from the University of London. His Doctorate, also from the University of London, was awarded for research into the reproduction and larval development of marine bivalve molluscs. Following a three year post-doctoral research post at the Dove Marine Laboratory at the University of Newcastle-upon-Tyne, he was appointed Lecturer in Marine Biology in the Department of Biological Sciences at Heriot-Watt University. In 1984 he was appointed Assistant Director of the University's Institute of Offshore Engineering (IOE) on a part-time basis, becoming full-time from 1988. With the merger of IOE and the Department of Civil and Offshore Engineering in 1997, he reverted to being a full-time member of academic staff in the Department of Biological Sciences.
Dr Kingston is a Senior Lecturer in the Department of Biological Sciences. He is also Course Director for the MSc in Marine Resource Development and Protection and director of two modules for the MSc in Marine Resource Management.