Prof Scott MacGregor
Scott MacGregor (he/him) is Vice-Principal of the University of Strathclyde (UoS) and chairs the Staff and Equality & Diversity Strategy Committees. His research specialises in the field of High Voltage Engineering, Pulsed Power Technology and electronic sterilisation. He has published >300 papers, supervised >40 PhD students and secured >£12M of research income from a range of funding bodies including: governments (UK: EPRSC, MOD, DERA, etc; USA: FDA, Sandia National Labs); industry (British Aerospace, AEA Technology, BNFL, Rolls Royce, Shell, P&G, etc) and charities. He was awarded the IEEE Peter Haas Award in 2013, for his outstanding contribution to pulsed power technology, and the 2011 Time Higher Research Project of the Year Award for the development of HINs Light for inactivation of hospital pathogens.
Scott provides Institutional leadership in the implementation of the University’s equality, diversity and inclusion strategy. The focus of activity is directed towards the development of policies and initiatives that support equality and diversity across the University along with the promotion of equality training. Examples include the formation of the Equality Impact Assessor Network, the Gender Equality Working Group, the Family Friendly Leave Policy, along with strategic projects coordinated by our Equality and Diversity team, and others, in the pursuit of Athena SWAN. Broader institutional support is provided to support key projects such as Equally Safe in Higher Education, Project Search, The TransEdu project, as well as the development of initiatives to support early career female staff including Family Friendly Leave and Post Maternity Research Sabbaticals.