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Dr Martin Doughty

Pro Vice Chancellor (Resources)

University Executive

Contact Details

email: m.doughty@worc.ac.uk

tel: 01905 855030

Dr Martin Doughty is the Pro Vice Chancellor (Resources) at the University of Worcester and has led responsibility for the strategic management and development of the University’s physical facilities, including new building and development projects; for work in the area of sustainability (environmental and more generally) and for the strategic management of finance and resources throughout the University .

 

He joined Worcester in 1993 as Director of the Undergraduate Modular Scheme, a new structure for the delivery of all undergraduate courses, which he designed and implemented.   Since then, his work has progressively moved into the area of planning and resources.  He was appointed  Pro Vice Chancellor in 2005.

 

Educated at Worcester College, Oxford and the London School of Economics, Martin has taught in a number of UK Universities and Colleges, for the Open University, and at the University of Southern Maine, USA.  His academic specialisms are in modern history and archaeology, focusing on military history and social history, especially housing.  He has published on all these topics.  More recently, at Worcester, he helped to design a new Archaeology and Heritage Studies course, on which he still teaches.

 

He is Chair of the City of Worcester Conservation Areas Advisory Committee and has chaired the Panel of Assessors for the City’s Architectural Award Scheme since 2006.

University of Worcester

University of Worcester

2005 to date: Pro Vice Chancellor (Resources)
2004-2005 Assistant Principal (Resources)
1998 – 2004 Director of Planning and Resources and Dean of the Undergraduate Modular Scheme
1993 – 1998 Director and then Dean of the Undergraduate Modular Scheme

Career Background

Career Background

King Alfred’s College, Winchester
1990 – 1993   Director of the BA/BSc Modular Programme
1977 – 1990   Lecturer and then Senior Lecturer in History and Archaeology

University of Bath
1973 - 1977   Research Officer, Centre for the Study of the History of Technology, University of Bath

Publications

Publications

1982 - Merchant Shipping and War: A Study in Defence Planning in Twentieth Century Britain; Royal Historical Society
1986 - Building the Industrial City (Ed); Leicester University Press
1986 - Dilapidated Housing and Housing Policy in Southampton, 1890-1914 (Ed); Southampton Record Series
1994 - Hampshire and the Invasion of Europe, 1944; Southgate Publishers

Qualifications

Qualifications

1970 - BA (Hons) Oxford University, Modern History, Class II
1976 - PhD, London University – Aspects of Official British Planning for Merchant Shipping in the Event of War, 1919-1939