Dr David Boyle

Senior Toxicologist - Environment

Dr David Boyle (BSc, MSc, PhD)

David’s role is to support the design and implementation of the cobalt environmental work programme to develop data of the environmental effects of cobalt to address global environmental regulatory concerns.

Before joining the Cobalt Institute in 2020, David was a Lecturer in Biology and Marine Biology at the University of Plymouth, UK. He holds a BSc (Hons) in Applied Biology from the University of Bath and has an MSc in Aquatic Resource Management and a PhD in Environmental Toxicology both from King’s College London. He also has post-doctoral research experience at institutes in the UK, Norway, and Canada. David has co-authored more than 30 peer-reviewed publications. He is a member of the Society of Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry (SETAC).