Aberystwyth University John Grattan

By | 3rd April 2017

Aberystwyth University

Aberystwyth University John Grattan

Pro Vice-Chancellor, Student Experience and International

‌Contact Details

If you wish to get in touch, please contact John’s Executive Personal Assistant, Lucy Dolloway-Dumbrill, on:

Phone: 01970 622011
E-mail: lad14@aber.ac.uk

Biography

John-Grattan

Professor Grattan has an extensive academic background in Environmental and Archaeological Science and has developed a real passion regarding science communication. He began his career obtaining a Ph.D. from The University of Sheffield and his research has since been highlighted in many different media outlets such as: The Economist, The Guardian, The Times and International Television and Radio.

In 1995 he joined the University of Wales, Aberystwyth where he held positions of Senior Lecturer, Reader, Professor and Dean of Faculty of Science at Aberystwyth University. In 2012 he was appointed the Pro Vice-Chancellor of Student Experience and International. On top of this he is a board member of the QAA, HEFCW’s Student Experience, Teaching and Quality Committee and Universities Wales Pro Vice-Chancellor Learning and Teaching Advisory Group where he is currently the chair.

Pro Vice-Chancellor: Professor John Grattan BA MSc PhD FRGS FHEA

  • Professor Grattan has an extensive academic background in hazard management and mitigation, and environmental and archaeological Science and has developed a real passion regarding science communication. He began his career obtaining a Ph.D. from The University of Sheffield.
  • Editor in chief of Journal of Archaeological science for over a decade. In addition his research has since been highlighted extensively in popular print and broadcast media including numerous TV documentaries broadcast on the BBC, National Geographic, Discovery Channel and Channel 5.
  • Currently sits on the board of the Quality Assurance Agency, is a member of the expert panel advising on the development of the Teaching Excellence Framework.  He also chairs the Universities Wales Pro Vice-Chancellor Learning and Teaching Advisory Group.‌