The life sciences have made major contributions to our knowledge and understanding, but utilising that knowledge for maximum benefit often […]10 years ago
Professor M J C Crabbe MA, BSc, MSc, PhD, DSc, FSB, FRSC, FRGS, FRSA, FLS, FHEA, FIMarEST, CMarSci As Executive Dean of the Faculty of Creative Arts, Technologies and Science and Professor of Biochemistry at the University of Bedfordshire, I work on the boundaries of social science, science, and the arts & humanities. I am also a Supernumerary Fellow of Wolfson College, Oxford University, and Visiting Professor at the University of Reading, and at Beijing Normal University and at the International Business Faculty of BNU in Zhuhai in China. My research, spanning biological, environmental and social sciences, has resulted in over 150 research publications in refereed journals, 51 books, book chapters and articles in books, 14 items of commercial software, and numerous invitations as Plenary speaker at international conferences. In the last year, I have contributed to three major international reports on the enviroment and climate change I have worked closely with many of the UK research councils, am an Advisor to the Earthwatch Institute, Patron of Coral Cay Conservation, Member of Arts Interlink, Trustee of the Guild of Benevolence of IMarEST, Chair of Governors of Central Bedfordshire Further Education College Corporation, and Chairman of Trustee Directors of the Charity for Access Ability and Communications Technology (AACT for children). I am a member of the Council of University Deans of Arts, Social Sciences and Humanities and on the Executive Committee of the UK Deans of Science. I am a SCUBA dive instructor level 1, and have produced several classical recordings, one of which won an award, and have worked in BBC TV and Radio, and on the Science and Art programme of the Wellcome Trust.