Paul Elliott

Fellow, Science Admissions Tutor and Director of Studies in Biology
Contact number: 
(+44)1223 747174
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Research Interests: 

The ecology, effects and control of aquatic invasive species (particularly the zebra mussel, Dreissena polymorpha).

Teaching And Professional Interests: 

Animal Behaviour and Ecology.

Paul has organised a number of outreach and scientific engagement courses, including for the Sutton Trust, the Teachfirst Higher Education Access Programme, and Kings/Pembroke Summer Programmes.

  • PhD
  • Postgraduate Certificate in Learning and Teaching

The zebra mussel in England: biology, impacts and control

  • Costa, R., Elliott, P., Aldridge, D.C. and Moggridge, G.M. 2011. Enhanced mortality of the biofouling zebra mussel, Dreissena polymorpha, through the application of combined control agents. Journal of Great Lakes Research. 37(2), pp.272-278.
  • Elliott, P., Aldridge., D.C., Moggridge., G.D. 2010. The development of micro-encapsulated toxins to control zebra mussels. In: The Zebra Mussel in Europe (Eds: Van der Velde, G., Rajagopal, S., and Bij de Vaate, A). Backhuys Publishers, London, pp 371-381.
  • Costa, R., Elliott, P., Saraiva, P.M., Aldridge, D.C. and Moggridge, G.M. 2008. Development of sustainable solutions for zebra mussel control through chemical product engineering. Chinese Journal of Chemical Engineering 16 (2008) 435-440.
  • Elliott, P., Aldridge, D.C., and Moggridge, G.D. 2008. Zebra mussel filtration and its potential uses in industrial water treatment. Water research. 42, 1664-1674.
  • Elliott, P., and Zu Ermgassen, P.S. 2008. The Asian clam (Corbicula fluminea) in the River Thames, London, England. Aquatic Invasions. March, 54-60.
  • Aldridge, D.C., Moggridge, G.D. and Elliott, P.E. 2006. A micro-encapsulated biobullet for the control of biofouling zebra mussels. Environmental Science and Technology. 40 (3), 975 -979.
  • Elliott, P., Aldridge, D.C. and Moggridge, G.D., 2005. The increasing effects of zebra mussels on water installations in England. Water and Environmental Management. Dec, 367-375.
  • Aldridge, D.C., Elliott, P. and Moggridge, G.D. 2004. The recent and rapid spread of the zebra mussel (Dreissena polymorpha) in Great Britain. Biological Conservation, 119, 253-261.