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About Adrian Goodman

Adrian is a Principal Lecturer in the School of Life sciences. His research interests are broad and include both the mechanical design of plants and animals.  He is interested in the agronomic and ecological aspects of Plant Biomechanics and also the mechanical properties of hoof keratin and cortical bone. To find out more about Adrian’s research click the Web-Link on the left of the page.

Department Responsibilities

Programme Leader for B.Sc. (Hons.) Biology and teach on a range of courses within the School of Life Sciences

Subject Specialism

Plant Biomechanics


  • Ph.D. ‘The response of roots to mechanical stimulation’ — University of Manchester, 1997
  • B.Sc. Agriculture with Honours in Agriculture, Forestry and Rural Economy — University of Edinburgh, 1993

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Research Interests

  • Plant Biomechanics

Research in the Lincoln Repository

Professional Affiliations

  • Society for Experimental Biology
  • Fellow of the Higher Education Academy