George W MacLeod is currently the Team Leader and Technical Specialist in Bio-Geochemistry in the Faculty of Natural Sciences. George is also the Safety Officer in Biological and Environmental Sciences and the lead for health and safety matters in the Faculty as well as being a trained and experienced radiation protection supervisor. George joined the University of Stirling in 1997 from Bournemouth University where he was the Senior Chemistry Technician.
George has been a union member for many years and is currently the Unite Workplace representative at Stirling. Whilst primarily a chemist he has extensive experience of working across disciplines such as Archaeology, Environmental, Geochemistry, Computing and Physics etc. George has been an active member of HEaTED since 2005 and played a key role in the University becoming a member of HEaTED and a signatory of the Technician Committent Initiative. In his free time George likes to explore remote parts of Scotland either on foot or by bicycle or to crew tall ships to exotic locations such as Rapa Nui or, simply designing and building web sites.
MPhil Degree by research BSc Physical Sciences: Robert Gordon's University BSc in Computing Science (with merit): University of Stirling Registered Scientist (RSci): Science Council Radiation Protection Supervisor Biosafety Practitioner Level 1 NEBOSH National General Certificate in Occupational Health and Safety