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. Kraberg, AC; Boersma, M; Hummel, H; Wiltshire, KH; Frost, MT. 2017 50 years of the European Marine Biology symposium – a continuing success story. Journal of the Marine Biological Association of the United Kingdom, 97 (03). 463-464. 10.1017/S002531541700056X

  2. Frost, MT; Baxter, JM; Buckley, P; Dye, S; Stoker, B. 2017 Reporting marine climate change impacts: Lessons from the science-policy interface. Environmental Science & Policy, 78. 114-120. 10.1016/j.envsci.2017.10.003

  3. Kotta, J; Orav-Kotta, H; Jänes, H; Hummel, H; Arvanitidis, C; van Avesaath, P; Bachelet, G; Benedetti-Cecchi, L; Bojanić, N; Como, S; Coppa, S; Coughlan, J; Crowe, TP; Dal Bello, M; Degraer, S; De La Pena, JAJ; Fernandes De Matos, VK; Espinosa, F; Faulwetter, S; Frost, MT; Guinda, X; Jankowska, E; Jourde, J; Kerckhof, F; Lavesque, N; Leclerc, JC; Magni, P; Pavloudi, C; Pedrotti, ML; Peleg, O; Perez-Ruzafa, A; Puente, A; Ribeiro, P; Rilov, G; Rousou, M; Ruginis, T; Silva, T; Simon, N; Sousa-Pinto, I; Troncoso, J; Warzocha, J; Weslawski, JM. 2017 Essence of the patterns of cover and richness of intertidal hard bottom communities: a pan-European study. Journal of the Marine Biological Association of the United Kingdom, 97 (03). 525-538. 10.1017/S0025315416001351

  4. Puente, A; Guinda, X; Juanes, JA; Ramos, E; Echavarri-Erasun, B; De La Hoz, CF; Degraer, S; Kerckhof, F; Bojanić, N; Rousou, M; Orav-Kotta, H; Kotta, J; Jourde, J; Pedrotti, ML; Leclerc, JC; Simon, N; Bachelet, G; Lavesque, N; Arvanitidis, C; Pavloudi, C; Faulwetter, S; Crowe, TP; Coughlan, J; Cecchi, LB; Dal Bello, M; Magni, P; Como, S; Coppa, S; de Lucia, GA; Rugins, T; Jankowska, E; Weslawski, JM; Warzocha, J; Silva, T; Ribeiro, P; de Matos, VK; Sousa-Pinto, I; Troncoso, J; Peleg, O; Rilov, G; Espinosa, F; Ruzafa, AP; Frost, MT; Hummel, H; van Avesaath, P. 2016 The role of physical variables in biodiversity patterns of intertidal macroalgae along European coasts. Journal of the Marine Biological Association of the United Kingdom, 97 (03). 549-560. 10.1017/S0025315416001673

  5. Dal Bello, M; Leclerc, JC; Benedetti-Cecchi, L; Andrea De Lucia, G; Arvanitidis, C; van Avesaath, P; Bachelet, G; Bojanic, N; Como, S; Coppa, S; Coughlan, J; Crowe, TP; Degraer, S; Espinosa, F; Faulwetter, S; Frost, MT; Guinda, X; Jankowska, E; Jourde, J; Juanes De La Pena, JA; Kerckhof, F; Kotta, J; Lavesque, N; Magni, P; de Matos, VK; Orav-Kotta, H; Pavloudi, C; Pedrotti, ML; Peleg, O; Perez-Ruzafa, A; Puente, A; Ribeiro, P; Rigaut-Jalabert, F; Rilov, G; Rousou, M; Rubal, M; Ruginis, T; Silva, T; Simon, N; Sousa-Pinto, I; Troncoso, J; Warzocha, J; Weslawski, JM; Hummel, H. 2017 Consistent patterns of spatial variability between NE Atlantic and Mediterranean rocky shores. Journal of the Marine Biological Association of the United Kingdom, 97 (03). 539-547. 10.1017/S0025315416001491

  6. 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

  7. 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)

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

  9. 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

  10. 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)