Kevan MA Gartland
Professor at Glasgow Caledonian University
Areas of expertise
- Biotechnology / Molecular Biology
Kevan has degrees in Genetics and Biotechnology/Molecular Biology. He is currently Special Advisor and Professor of Biological Sciences at Glasgow Caledonian University in Scotland, following service as Dean of Life Sciences from 2005-2011. He has extensive learning, teaching and research experience, allied to knowledge creation and development skills gained over more than 30 years. He is committed to providing the highest quality student experience possible, based on teaching in Genetics, Molecular Biology and Biotechnology with De Montfort University, Abertay University, Imperial College and GCU. He has authored more than 120 publications and software tools in the Life Sciences and Education, and has undertaken international development projects in India, China, USA, Yemen, Turkey and throughout the European Union. He is currently Vice-President of the European Biotechnology Thematic Network Association an Executive Committee member of the Heads of Universities and Centres of BioMedical Sciences and External Examiner at the University of Ulster and Anglia Ruskin University. He has previously served as Advisory Board Chair for the Higher Education Academy UK Centre for Bioscience, as Education Committee Chair for the Biochemical Society and as Executive member of the Heads of University Biological Sciences and the Deans of Science & Engineering. He has been a director or trustee of several companies, an international research institute and Lead Expert Witness to a United Nations symposium.