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University of Lincoln
Brayford Pool
United Kingdom

About Steve Bevan

Steve Bevan graduated from the University of Portsmouth with first class honours in 1994 and subsequently obtained his PhD from the University of London in 1998, specialising in genetics. A 5 year position as a post-doc and senior post-doc in cancer genetics at the Institute of Cancer Research (1997-2003) led to tenure at St George’s, University of London (2003-2013). Steve progressed from Lecturer to Senior Lecturer and then to Reader in Cerebrovascular Genetics at St George’s. During this time he developed interests in research, education, management and career development; held the role of Associate Dean for Career Development of Contract Research Staff; and developed a Postgraduate Certificate in Research Skills for research staff, acting as Course Director of the PGCRS. This was followed by a move to Cambridge as a Principal Research Associate (2013-2015) and the most recent move to the University of Lincoln as Deputy Head and then Head of the School of Life Science (2015 - present). Currently combining research, teaching and management, Steve has a number of roles at Lincoln including Director of Teaching and Learning for the School of Life Sciences, Chairing the Schools Learning, Teaching and Assessment Committee, being a member of Academic Board and sitting on the College of Science Management Team.

Department Responsibilities

School of Life Sciences Genetically Modified Organism (GMO) Committee - Chair School of Life Sciences Management Committee - Chair College of Science Management Team - Member College of Science Academic Affairs Committee (COSAAC) - Member University Academic Board - Member

Subject Specialism

Genetics, genetic analysis, complex disease genetics


  • Fellow HEA — HEA, 2007
  • PGCert Healthcare Education — St George’s, University of London, 2007
  • PhD — University of London, 1998
  • BSc Biology (Ist Class) Hons — University of Portsmouth, 1994


National Medical Research Council, Singapore - Expert International Member International Stroke Genetics Consortium (ISGC) - Steering Committee Member METASTROKE Consortium - Member

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Research in the Lincoln Repository

Professional Affiliations

  • HUBS Steering Exceutive — Member
  • Royal Society of Biology - RSB — Fellow
  • Higher Education Academy - HEA — Fellow
  • National Medical Research Council Singapore — International Expert Reviewer
  • International Stroke Genetics Consortium - ISGC — Member