Dr Giles O'Donovan

Dr Giles O'Donovan
Dr Giles O'Donovan

Dr Giles O'Donovan

MA (Hons), MSc, PhD, AFHEA

School Administrator

G32 Zoology Building
Old Aberdeen Campus
Tillydrone Avenue
AB24 2TZ

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Giles is a School Administrator within the School of Biological Sciences responsible for Postgraduate Research (PGR) Students. He has an extensive background in Higher Education Administration both at the University of Aberdeen and other professional organisations in Scotland. Before joining the School he was a Teaching Fellow in the School of Geosciences and an Institute Administration Coordinator in the Centre for Healthcare Randomised Trials (CHaRT) with the Health Services Research Unit (HSRU).

He holds an MA (hons) in Geography, MSc in Sustainable Rural Development and PhD in Human Geography from the University of Aberdeen.



  • MA (Hons) Geography 
    2011 - University of Aberdeen 
  • MSc Sustainable Rural Development 
    2012 - University of Aberdeen 
  • PhD Geography 
    2020 - University of Aberdeen 

External Memberships

Associate Fellow of the Higher Education Academy

Prizes and Awards

Nominated for the 2019 University of Aberdeen Excellence Award for Customer Service