University of the Highlands and Islands Principal
Principal and Vice Chancellor
BSc, PhD, CSci, FIBMS, SFHEA, FRSA
Professor Clive Mulholland joined the university in June 2014. He was previously Deputy Vice-Chancellor for Research and Student Experience at the University of South Wales, with strategic responsibility for research, and the enhancement of teaching and learning. Before joining South Wales, he held positions at the University of Ulster, Queens University Belfast and Swansea University.
Professor Mulholland began his career in the scientific civil service before moving to the NHS and eventually to the university sector. Originally a biomedical scientist by training, over the last 15 years he has developed a particular expertise in how new technologies can be exploited to enhance the student experience, both in and out of the classroom.
Professor Mulholland is a Fellow of the Institute of Biomedical Sciences, Fellow of the Royal Society of Arts, Fellow of the Royal Society of Medicine, Senior Fellow Higher Education Academy and is a Chartered Scientist.
University of the Highlands and Islands
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