Dr Matthew Frost

MBA Deputy Director, Policy and Knowledge Exchange

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Marine Biological Association

Marine Biology and Ecology, Policy, Strategy and Governance, Communication, Publications

Matt Frost is MBA Deputy Director for Policy and Knowledge Exchange with particular responsibility for the Association as a membership organisation. He also has overall responsibility for the Science and Society programmes and works on MBA strategic development. Matt is a marine benthic ecologist by training since focusing more on marine policy. The current post has a wide remit with key example activities as follows: - Policy advice and liaison: coordinating MBA policy work including responding to consultations; providing evidence (e.g. to parliamentary committees); and chairing numerous science/policy and stakeholder committees. - Policy related research: Marine Environmental Change Network long-term monitoring, Status Assessments (e.g. lead author on Charting Progress 2), indicmore...

BSc (Hons) 1st Class – Marine Biology PhD, Large-scale spatial patterns of sandy beach macrofauna community composition HSE Part IV commercial diving

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  1. Hummel, H; van Avesaath, P; Wijnhoven, S; Kleine-Schaars, L; Degraer, S; Kerckhof, F; Bojanic, N; Skejic, S; Vidjak, O; Rousou, M; Orav-Kotta, H; Kotta, J; Jourde, J; Pedrotti, ML; Leclerc, JC; Simon, N; Rigaut-Jalabert, F; Bachelet, G; Lavesque, N; Arvanitidis, C; Pavloudi, C; Faulwetter, S; Crowe, TP; Coughlan, J; Benedetti-Cecchi, L; Dal Bello, M; Magni, P; Como, S; Coppa, S; Ikauniece, A; Ruginis, T; Jankowska, E; Weslawski, JM; Warzocha, J; Gromisz, s; Witalis, B; Silva, T; Ribeiro, P; Fernandes De Matos, VK; Sousa-Pinto, I; Veiga, P; Troncoso, J; Guinda, X; Juanes De La Pena, JA; Puente, A; Espinosa, F; Perez-Ruzafa, A; Frost, MT; McNeill, CL; Peleg, O; Rilov, G. 2017 Geographic patterns of biodiversity in European coastal marine benthos. Journal of the Marine Biological Association of the United Kingdom, 97 (03). 507-523. 10.1017/S0025315416001119

  2. Frost, MT. 2016 House of Lords Select Committee on Science and Technology: Leaving the EU: implications and opportunities for science and research inquiry. Response from the Marine Biological Association. London, United Kingdom: Houses of Parliament, 6pp. (UNSPECIFIED)

  3. Frost, MT. 2016 Brexit and the UK marine environment. The Marine Biologist, 7. 18.

  4. Broszeit, S; Beaumont, NJ; Uyarra, MC; Heiskanen, AS; Frost, MT; Somerfield, PJ; Rossberg, AG; Teixeira, H; Austen, MC. 2017 What can indicators of good environmental status tell us about ecosystem services?: Reducing efforts and increasing cost-effectiveness by reapplying biodiversity indicator data. Ecological Indicators, 81. 409-442. 10.1016/j.ecolind.2017.05.057

  5. Frost, MT. 2015 House of Lords Select Committee on Science and Technology: The Relationship between EU Membership and the Effectiveness of Science, Research and Innovation in the UK. Response from the Marine Biological Association, November, 2015.. House of Lords, House of Lords. (UNSPECIFIED)

  6. Frost, MT; Sanderson, WG; Vina-Herbon, C; Vaughan, DW. 2014 Physical Damage Indicator development for the Marine Strategy Framework Directive.. Defra, 26pp. (UNSPECIFIED)

  7. Hinz, H; Capasso, E; Lilley, MKS; Frost, MT; Jenkins, SR. 2011 Temporal differences across a bio-geographical boundary reveal slow response of sub-littoral benthos to climate change. MARINE ECOLOGY PROGRESS SERIES, 423. 69-82. 10.3354/meps08963

  8. Firth, LB; Mieszkowska, N; Grant, LM; Bush, LE; Davies, AJ; Frost, MT; Moschella, PS; Burrows, MT; Cunningham, PN; Dye, SR; Hawkins, SJ. 2015 Historical comparisons reveal multiple drivers of decadal change of an ecosystem engineer at the range edge. Ecology and Evolution, 5 (15). 3210-3222. 10.1002/ece3.1556

  9. Frost, MT; Bayliss-Brown, G; Buckley, P; Cox, M; Dye, SR; Sanderson, WG; Stoker, B; Withers Harvey, N. 2016 A review of climate change and the implementation of marine biodiversity legislation in the United Kingdom. Aquatic Conservation: Marine and Freshwater Ecosystems. 1-20. 10.1002/aqc.2628

  10. Frost, MT; Bultmann, B. 2015 The MBA National Marine Biological Library: changing times. The Marine Biologist, 4. 28-29.