Lesley Batty

Colleges, School and Institutes

External positions


Education/Academic qualification

  • Doctor of Philosophy, University of Sheffield

    Metal removal processes in wetlands receiving acid mine drainage

  • Master of Research, University of Reading

    Earth and Atmospheric Sciences

  • Bachelor of Science, University of Sheffield

    Natural Environmental Science

Professional Qualifications

  • Postgraduate Certificate in Learning and Teaching in Higher Education, PGCERT

Willingness to take PhD students


PhD projects

Lesley Batty has a particular interest in the ecology of industrial pollution and has spent a lot of time working in and around old metal and coal mines. She is also highly active outside Birmingham and has published several textbooks, acts as associate editor for the Journal of Geochemical Exploration and is a key member of the British Ecological Society.

Dr Batty is happy to receive applications for PhD study within the areas of 'ecology of industrial pollution' and 'mining pollution' from self-funded students