Professor Malcom Joyce

Head of the Engineering Department, Lancaster University

Malcolm holds a Personal Chair in Nuclear Engineering at Lancaster University, and is currently Head of the Engineering Department at Lancaster. His area of research interest is in the field of Control & Instrumentation (C&I) and the development of radiation detection instruments including: portable neutron spectrometry; decommissioning-related analytical methods; nuclear policy and environmental consequences; medical radiotherapy and radiation effects.


Malcolm is author on over 100 refereed journal articles including 26 refereed outputs and two patents since 2008, primarily in the field of digital mixed-field radiation assay with fast, organic liquid scintillation detectors. Prior to this he spent four years in research in industry. He led the research team at Lancaster in 2010 that wrote the Nuclear Lessons Learned report on behalf of the Royal Academy of Engineering and Engineering the Future, which was commended by the Minister of State for Energy, HMG Chief Scientist and Lord Browne.