General

Professor Gary Hutchison

Dean of Applied Sciences at Edinburgh Napier University, with responsibility for Life Sciences, Social Sciences, Psychology, Teacher Education and Sports Exercise and Health Sciences

Last updated: 25 November 2022

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Image of Professor Gary Hutchison wearing a dark suit and tie and a white shirt.

Bio

Gary is Dean of Applied Sciences at Edinburgh Napier University, with responsibility for Life Sciences, Social Sciences, Psychology, Teacher Education and Sports Exercise and Health Sciences. He has a background in reproductive and developmental toxicity and particle toxicology. He is responsible for leading Nano safety research at the university and is member of the Hazardous Substances Advisory Committee for Defra. Dr Hutchison was previously a member of the NANoREG UK steering group and the UK Government Nanotechnologies Strategy Forum.

Professor Hutchison's appointment as a member of the COT expires on 31st May 2025.

Personal Interest

Category of Interest

Organisation / Body and Nature of Interest (period)

Employee 

Dean of Applied Sciences   at Edinburgh Napier University, Professor of Toxicology

Membership

Hazardous Substances Advisory Committee,

DEFRA,

British Toxicology Society, 

DEFRA College of Experts,

Scottish Government Chemical Policy Network,

FSA Register of Specialists,

Office for Product Safety & Standards,

Department for Business, Energy & Industrial Strategy,

UK Parliamentary and Scientific Committee

Non-Personal Interest

Category of Interest

Organisation / Body and Nature of Interest (period)

Grants 

Horizon 2020 EUROMIX Department of Health & Social Care

Public Health England

Membership

WHO/FAO JMPR

WHO/FAO JECFA (vet)

WHO TobReg

WG10 TC126 (Intense Machine-smoking Regime for Testing Cigarettes) EUROTOX

British Pharmacological Society

British Toxicology Society

Society of Toxicology (USA)

Michigan State University MSU Center for Research on Ingredient Safety (CRIS) (External Advisory Board)