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Alexander Bell

BSc, PhD, DipEd, FHEA, MInstP, CPhys

Associate Professor

+44 (0)131 451 3548
Room 2.03
David Brewster Building
Heriot-Watt University
Roles and responsibilities
  • Chair, Combined Studies Awards and Progression Boards (EPS, TEX, SoSS)
  • Associate Director of Studies - Engineering Chair
  • EPS Undergraduate Recruitment Group Member
  • Student Discipline Committee

External duties:

  • External Examiner, Lancaster University, Natural Science degree
  • Member Institute of Physics
  • Fellow Higher Education Academy
  • External Verifier, Technology, Scottish Qualification Authority


  • 1978-85: St Andrews University
  • 1985-86: University of Edinburgh

Career history

  • 1987-1988: Teacher, Benjamin Franklin International School, Barcelona
  • 1988-95: Lecturer, Stevenson College, Edinburgh

Interests and hobbies

Singing Bach, climbing mountains, walking in Spain for weeks on end