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Dr Nic Bury

Professor Nic Bury


Nic Bury is a Professor of Environmental Toxicology at the newly formed University of Suffolk based on the on the marina in Ipswich in the beautiful county of Suffolk. His research integrates molecular, physiological and toxicological techniques to understand and predict how organisms respond to natural and man-induced stressors.

Nic started his research career investigating the effects of cyanobacteria on fish with Profs Brian Eddy and Geoff Codd at the University of Dundee. After completing his PhD he then performed post-docs in the laboratories of Prof Gert Flik at the University of Nijmegen, the Netherlands and Prof Chris Wood at the University of McMaster , Canada. He then obtained an EU Marie Curie Fellowship and returned to Europe to work with Dr. Patrick Prunet, INRA Rennes, France and finally returned to the UK to take up a personal University Fellowship at the University of Exeter. He obtained a lectureship in Aquatic Biology at King’s College London in 2001 and was appointed a Reader in Aquatic Ecotoxicology in 2014. He decided after 16 years at King’s to embark on a new challenge and took up a position in the Faculty of Health, Science, and Technology at the University of Suffolk in January 2017.