Elected Staff Member

BSc, MSc, PhD

Dr Amanda Lyness

External Appointments

  • Secretary, Kirknewton Gala Committee (part of the Kirknewton Community Development Trust)


  • BSc(Hons) Biochemistry, University of Dundee
  • MSc Brewing and Distilling, Heriot-Watt University
  • PhD, Heriot-Watt University

Career History

  • University lecturer and researcher for 13 years
  • Higher education administration for 7 years
  • Senior microbiologist in the Food Industry for 3 years

Interests and Hobbies

  • Cinema, theatres and concerts
  • Reading
  • Walking
  • Cooking
  • Dogs