Professor Tamara Galloway
Director of Postgraduate Research (Streatham)/Professor of Ecotoxicology


My research focuses on marine pollution, the human health effects of pollutants and the sustainable development of novel materials and substances. I am a member of the Environmental Biology research group.

2015 ASLO Plenary: Tamara Galloway

Film by PhD student Matt Coles of Zooplankton eating microplastics.


1979 BSc (Hons) Biochemistry, University of Glasgow
1983 PhD ‘Structure and function of cholera toxin’ University of Edinburgh


2007-present Professor of Ecotoxicology, School of Biosciences, University of Exeter
1997-2007 Senior Lecturer (0.5 FTE), Principal lecturer (2001), Reader (2005) in Biochemistry, School of Biological Sciences, University of Plymouth
1990-1997. Career break. I held some part time positions during this time, for example as a Research Assistant one day a week working with Professor Peter Mitchell, FRS, Nobel Laureate at the Glynn Research Institute, Cornwall
1986-1990 Project Leader, Clinical Reagents Research and Development, Amersham International PLC, Buckinghamshire

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AddressGeoffrey Pope Building
University of Exeter
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