Elected: 2016
Discipline: Organismal and Environmental Biology
Professor Peter Lloyd Tyack FRSE

Professor of Marine Mammal Biology, University of St Andrews.

Professor Peter Tyack is a behavioural ecologist whose research focuses on how whales and dolphins use sound to communicate and echolocate for foraging, and the vulnerability of marine mammals to anthropogenic noise. He has considerable experience working with the US National Academy of Sciences, industry, Congress and Government agencies in the USA to bring scientific evidence to impact public policy. In 2011, he joined the faculty of the University of St Andrews.