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Dr Elaine McPherson

Profile summary

  • Regional Academic Staff
  • Faculty of Science, Technology, Engineering & Mathematics
  • School of Environment, Earth & Ecosystem Sciences

Professional biography

Dr Elaine McPherson

Current roles and appointments
Director of Teaching, School of Earth, Environment and Ecosystems Sciences

Staff Tutor (UG and PG STEM)

Previous roles and appointments
Head of Curriculum Management, Faculty of Science

- PhD in Geochemistry (Geochemistry of silicate melt metasomatism in alpine peridotite massifs), Royal Holloway and Bedford New College, University of London (1995)
- Graduate Diploma in Pastoral Care and Counselling, St Marks Theological College, Canberra (1996)
- BSc (Hons) Geology and Mathematics (First Class), Royal Holloway and Bedford New College, University of London (1990)

Professional accreditation
Association for project management APMP Project Management Qualification (2013)

Teaching interests

Co-chair of the STEM access module (Y033)
Lead staff tutor on
UG modules: Investigative and mathematical skills in science (S141), Ecosystems (S396), The environmental web (U316)
PG modules: Earth science: a systems approach (S808), MSc project module (S810/SXM810/SXB810)

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