Scott Tompsett

Scott Tompsett

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Scott rejoined the Department of Life Sciences in August 2023 having completed a PhD in marine Bryozoan phylogeography in 2010. In the past decade he has been involved in post-doctoral research looking for population specific genetic markers in the Atlantic Salmon (SALSEA Merge) and worked as a secondary school Biology teacher across West Wales.

Scott returned to Aberystwyth university in 2018 working on the WEFO funded school outreach project Trio Sci Cymru. In this role he developed of a range of face to face and interactive online resources based on Aberystwyth University research. This was followed by a period working as a Project Manager and International Development Officer in Research Business and Innovation before being appointed as lecturer in DLS.

As a lecturer responsible for academic support and progression he is involved in the development of student support materials, workshops and activities for students arriving from a diverse range of different educational backgrounds. .


Module Coordinator 

BR16620 Climate and Climate Change


Undergraduate Modules

BR16620 - Climate and Climate Change

MSc Modules

BRM00020 - Fundamentals of Biodiversity

Expertise related to UN Sustainable Development Goals

In 2015, UN member states agreed to 17 global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure prosperity for all. This person’s work contributes towards the following SDG(s):

  • SDG 14 - Life Below Water


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