University of Dundee

Dr David Booth

Senior Lecturer
D'Arcy Thompson Unit, School of Life Sciences, University of Dundee, Dundee
Full Telephone: 
+44 (0) 1382 384278, int ext 84278


Brief Biography

  • 1998 BSc Genetics, The Queen’s University of Belfast
  • 2003 PhD Population and Evolutionary Genetics, The Queen’s University of Belfast
  • 2003 Research Fellow, Department of Agriculture and Rural Development
  • 2005 Research Fellow, The Queen’s University of Belfast
  • 2008 Science presenter, BBC Northern Ireland

Awards and Affiliations

  • Member of the Society for Conservation Biology
  • Sentinus Science Ambassador for Northern Ireland

Teaching Modules

  • 1st Year BI10002 Evolution and Biodiversity and BI12004 Environmental Biology
  • 2nd Year BI21008 Diversity of Life, BI22055 Animal Function and EV22002 Mechanisms and Measurements
  • 3rd Year BI32028 Ecology and Conservation Biology

D'Arcy Thompson Unit Divisional Representative for the Division of Computational Biology.


Past moderator of British Council café scientifique; contributor to the Cheltenham and British Science Association science festivals; Science presenter on BBC Northern Ireland’s “Great Unanswered Questions” and “What’s Next” television and radio programmes.