Dr Rebecca Shellock

BSc (Hons); MRes and PhD
Postdoctoral Fellow (Marine Social Science)
College of Science

Biography

Dr Rebecca Shellock is a Postdoctoral Fellow in the Centre for Public Awareness of Science (CPAS). Rebecca is a Marine Social Scientist and her research encompasses a range of topics including:

  • Ocean Literacy;
  • Marine Governance;
  • Marine Protected Areas; 
  • The well-being benefits provided by marine and coastal environments; 
  • The valuation of marine and coastal environments;
  • Ecosystem Services; 
  • Marine Planning and management

Rebecca has experience of working at the Science-Policy Interface, working as a Marine Social Scientist for the Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (UK Government).  During this time, she developed and a delivered a portfolio of research to build a robust social science evidence base for marine and coastal policy (e.g. Highly Protected Marine Areas). 

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