Dr Geoffrey Wood joined the Law School at the University of Stirling in September 2014. He is a Lecturer in International Energy Law and Policy and has also worked on various other programs (Environmental Policy and Governance and Corporate Social Responsibility) as well as the LLB/BA courses.
Geoffrey graduated from the Centre for Energy Petroleum and Mineral Law and Policy (CEPMLP) at the University of Dundee with a PhD in Energy Law Policy and Regulation (2014), a Masters with distinction in Renewable Energy and Environmental Modelling (from the School of Engineering Physics and Mathematics at the same institution), and a BSc (Hons) in Ecological Geography and Animal Behaviour from Anglia Ruskin University in Cambridge.
Dr Geoffrey Wood has won a number of awards, including a Centre for Environmental Change and Human Resilience Scholarship Award and the Scottish Green Energy Award in 2009. He has also published in peer-reviewed journals, published a book on renewable energy policy in Scotland, contributed to various journals, blogs, media, parliamentary committee inquiries and consultations.
As a member of the Law School, Geoffrey has acted as Module Coordinator and Lecturer for a number of postgraduate and undergraduate modules including Energy Law and Policy, Low Carbon Energy Law, Training for Masters in the Arts & Humanities, Undergraduate Research Methods, postgraduate and undergraduate Dissertation modules andRegulating Corporate Social Responsibility I and II. Geoffrey has been active in undergraduate and postgraduate supervision (MSc/LL.M/PhD).
Geoffrey has also worked as a Contributing Lecturer in various departments and centres across the University of Dundee (CEPMLP, School of Law, Department of Town and Regional Planning, School of Engineering, Physics and Mathematics). He has also been continuously involved in research, notably as a Research Associate for the Offshore Renewables Institute (a joint venture with the Universities of Dundee, Aberdeen and Robert Gordon) and as a consultant for the Scottish Government and other organisations.
Geoffrey is very happy to supervise undergraduate and postgraduate research projects from a diverse range of topics in energy and environmental law and governance.