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Professor M.J. Dring

Prof. Matt Dring
Matt Dring
Professor Emeritus

BSc Botany, 1964, University of Bristol;
PhD Algal physiology, 1967,
University of London.


Contact Information
Tel:  +44(0)28 4272 7803 (Direct line)
Fax:  +44(0)28 4272 8902
Location:  Queen's University Marine Laboratory

Research Interests

Marine biology: physiological ecology of macroalgae, especially in relation to light and nutrient availability  Economic utilisation of seaweeds and microalgae.

Other Information

Humboldt Fellowship (1981/82) and Senior Research Scientist (1994/95) at Biologische Anstalt Helgoland, Germany  Prescott Award (1983), Provasoli Award (1990) and Award of Excellence (2004) from Phycological Society of America  Chairman of Scientific Committee for 1st & 2nd European Phycological Congresses, and of Local Organising Committee for 3rd European Phycological Congress, Belfast, 2003  Joint Editor-in-Chief European Journal of Phycology.