Professor of Biosciences, Swansea University

Prof Dan Eastwood is Head of Swansea University’s Department of Biosciences. Dan is interested in the biology of fungi and has published over 30 journal papers exploring fungal development, growth and ecology. Dan supervises postgraduate research students investigating a diverse range of ecological topics including ecological restoration and rare dune plants. He also provides steering expertise on invasive plant research at Advanced Invasives.

Experience

  • 2016–present
    Head of department, Swansea University Biosciences
  • 2015–present
    Professor, Swansea University
  • 2013–2015
    Associate professor, Swansea University
  • 2012–2013
    Senior Lecturer, Swansea University
  • 2011–2012
    Lead Tutor, Swansea University

Education

  • 1997 
    University of Liverpool, Ph.D. Environmental Microbiology
  • 1993 
    University of Liverpool, First Class B.Sc. (Hons.) Microbiology

Publications

  • 2018
    Optimising physiochemical control of invasive Japanese knotweed, Biological Invasions pp1-15

Grants and Contracts

  • 2011
    Optimising physiochemical control of invasive Japanese knotweed
    Role:
    1
    Funding Source:
    EU ESF KESS I