Jeanette Rotchell


Current Position

·Professor of Aquatic Toxicology, University of Hull, UK. Oct 2010-present.

·Visiting Professor, Pacific Biosciences Research Center, University of Hawai’i, U.S.A. Sept. 2006 – Mar. 2007/present.

Private (Medic Corps), British Army (Territorial), Apr. 2011-present.


BSc Biological Sciences, First Class Honours. Napier University, 1991.

MSc Marine Resource Development & Protection (Commendation). Heriot-Watt University, 1992.

PhD Genetic Damage in Fish. Glasgow Caledonian University & Scottish Office Agriculture & Fisheries Department, Aberdeen. 1996.


Research profile


Research funding:


Current grants


EU Interreg IV Grant. DIESE (Determination of pertinent Indicators for Environmental monitoring: a Strategy for Europe), I act as the UK Co-ordinator with 8 UK (incl. Sussex colleague Dr Liz Hill) and French partners. The total value of the joint grant is 5.6 million euros. The term of the grant is from Feb 2009-2014. Sussex receives £634,539.


Saudi Arabian Government-funded project. Biomarkers of ionising radiation in mussels. Funds DPhil student Ohoud Al Amri and consumables budget of £12,000. 2007-2010.