Faculty

MARK R POUSTIE

 

Major: Science of Environmental Law

Post: Professor

 

1.Education Background

(a)      Degree

· Bachelor of Laws, LL.B., Nov. in 1989, The University of Edinburgh

· Bachelor of arts (Classics),Jul. in 1986,The University of Edinburgh

(b)      Professional Qualification

· Scottish lawyer, awarded in February, 1993

· Law Practical Certification, awarded in July, 1993 by The University of Edinburgh

· Foreign Language Translation Certificate (Greek- English), awarded in September, 1989 by Language Institute

 

 

2.Work Experience

  (a)      Current Occupations

· From August in 2003 till now, Vice President of Humanities and Social Science School ( On International) of University of Strathclyde 

· From January in 2003 till now, Professor of Law School of University of Strathclyde

(b)      Previous Occupations

 

· From Aug. in 2007 to Jul. in 2013, Dean of Law School of University of Strathclyde (Affiliated to Humanities and Social Science School)

· From May in 2005 to Aug. in 2007, Vice Dean of Law School of University of Strathclyde (Affiliated to Humanities and Social Science School)

· From May in1998 to Dec. in2002, Teacher of Law School of University of Strathclyde 

 

3.Management work

(a)   School Administration

· Vice President of Humanities and Social Science School ( On International) (From August in 2013 till now)

· Dean of Law School (From Aug. in 2007 to Jul. in 2013)

· Vice Dean of Law School (From May in 2005 to Aug. in 2007)

· Member of the Law School Management Committee (From Oct. in2001 to Jul. in 2007)

· Member of Curriculum Construction Committee (From Jun. in 2002 to Sept. in 2004)

· The Director of the Human rights law LLM program (From Sept. in 2001 to Jul. in 2002)

· Executive Director of the International Economic Law LLM, Sustainable Development of The International Law LLM program (From Jan. in 2010 to Jul. in 2012)

 

(b)   College Administration

· Member of University Leadership Team (From Aug. in 2010 till now)

· Member of University International Committee (From Aug. in 2013 till now)

· Member of University Arbitration Organization (From Aug. in 2009 to Jul. in 2010)

· Member of University Academic Committee (From1998 to Jul. in 2001, From Aug. in 2005 to Jul. in 2013)

· Member of University Academic Committee Disciplinary Board (From Feb. in 2006 to Jul. in 2013)

 

(c)   International Affairs

· 2014/15   Raise money for Humanity and Social Sciences School.

· 2013/14.  Raise money for Humanity and Social Sciences School. Communicate meeting, signed a memorandum of cooperation with Law Schools of Shanghai University, China University of Political Science and Law and Wuhan University

· 2012/13.  Communicate meeting, signed a memorandum of cooperation with Law School of Peking University, Tsinghua University, Fudan University, Shanghai University of Finance and Economics, Zhejiang University and Nankai University.

· 2011/12.  Signed a memorandum of cooperation in summer school with John Marshall law school in Chicago, the United States

 

4.Research Achievements

(a)      Monographs

· Environmental Law, Stair Memorial Encyclopaedia of the Laws of Scotland, (Butterworths Lexis Nexis, 2007) (WHOLE) 934pp ISBN 9 780 406 982 834.

 

· (with SMITH & COLLAR) Pollution Control: The Law in Scotland (T & T Clark, November 1997)(THIRD) 266pp. ISBN 0 567 00525 9.

 

· (with ROBSON) Homeless People and the Law (3rd ed, Butterworths, 1996)(HALF) 381pp. ISBN 0 406 02772 2.

 

· (with SMITH et al) Environmental Law in Scotland: Liability for Contaminated Land (T & T Clark, 1993) (QUARTER) 158pp. ISBN 0 567 29231 2.

 

The Ongoing Projects

· Scottish Planning Law and Procedure (2nd ed, Scottish Universities Law Institute/W Green, forthcoming, 2014).

· Enhancing the Enforcement of Chinese Environmental Law (proposal under development).

 

 (b)      textbook

 

· (with PATERSON & BATES) The Legal System of Scotland (4th ed, W Green, 1999)(THIRD) 483pp. ISBN 0 414 01273 9.

 

· (with ROSS, GEDDES & STEWART) Hospitality and Tourism Law (International Thomson Publishing, 1999)(HALF & editor of WHOLE) 312pp.  ISBN 1 86152 181 2

 

The Ongoing Projects

· (with PATERSON, BATES, LITTLE & O’DONNELL) The Modern Legal System of Scotland (5th ed, W Green, 2014)(THIRD)

 

(c)      book chapters

· (with McHARG) ‘UK Regulatory Framework for Carbon Capture and Storage’ in Energy Underground  (Zillman, McHarg, Barrera-Hernandez and Bradbrook, eds) (OUP, 2014)(HALF) 25pp ISBN 978-0-19-870318-1.

 

· “El Derecho Del Ruido En Gran Bretana” (“Noise Law in Great Britain”), in Regimen juridico del ruido: una perspective integral y comparada (Estanislao Arana Garcia y Maria Asuncion Torres Lopez, coordinadores) (Editorial Comares, Granada, 2004) (WHOLE) 50pp ISBN 84-8444-895-9; (written in English, translated into Spanish).

 

· "Planning and Human Rights" in Scottish Planning Encyclopaedia, (ed LORD GILL) (W Green, 2001)(WHOLE) 24pp. ISBN 0 414 01150 3.

 

· "Opening Up Government: Paradise Postponed – Again?" in A Modern Human Rights Agenda (ed MILLER) (T & T Clark, 2000) (WHOLE) 29pp. ISBN 0 567 00540 2.

 

· “Contaminated Land: Evolution of Legislative Responses in the UK” in Scottish Planning Encyclopaedia, (ed LORD GILL) (W Green, 1998)(WHOLE) 27pp. ISBN 0 414 01150 3.

 

· "Air” in Environmental Law in Scotland (REID, ed) (2nd ed, Greens, 1997)(WHOLE) 34pp. ISBN 0 414 01182 1.

 

· (with UPTON) "The War Crimes Act 1991" in Justice and Crime, Essays in Honour of Lord President Emslie (T & T Clark, 1993)(HALF) 38pp. ISBN 0 567 09644 0.

 

· ‘Environmental Assessment’ in Scottish Planning Encyclopaedia, (ed LORD GILL) (W Green, 2001) (WHOLE)  ISBN 0 414 01150 3 (forthcoming 2015).

 

· ‘Relationship between Planning and Environmental Law’ in Scottish Planning Encyclopaedia, (ed LORD GILL) (W Green, 2001 - )(WHOLE). ISBN 0 414 01150 3 (forthcoming 2015).

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(d)      Academic journal articles

 

· "Engaging students and enhancing skills: Lessons from the development of a web-supported international environmental law conference simulation" (2001) International Review of Law, Computers and Technology (2001) 15 International Review of Law, Computers and Technology 331-344.  ISSN 1360-0869

 

· "The Rule of Law or the Rule of Lawyers? Alconbury, Article 6(1) and the Role of the Courts in Administrative Decision-Making" [2001] European Human Rights Law Review 639-658

 

· "Bonny Banks No More? Water Based Recreational Conflict Management on Loch Lomond" [1997] 8 Water Law 137-148

 

· "Sparring at Oil Rigs: Greenpeace, Brent Spar and challenges to the legality of dumping at sea" 1995 Juridical Review 542-547

 

· “Regulatory Developments in Scotland - The Environment Bill” [1995] 7 Environmental Law and Management 73-76

 

· "The demise of coal and causing water pollution: Legal liability for water pollution from abandoned mines" in [1994] 6 Environmental Law and Management 95-102

 

(e)      Major peer-reviewed journal papers

 

· “Planning Reforms in Scotland” [2007] Journal of Planning and Environmental  Law 489

 

· “SEPA and Environmental Justice” (2006) 115 Scottish Planning and Environmental Law (SPEL) 54

 

· “Modernising Public Local Inquiries - Analysis of Consultation Responses: Outline and Some Reflections” (2005) 107 SPEL 7

 

· “Van de Walle: Unsustainable Developments in EC Waste Law” (2005) 108 SPEL 34

 

· “Planning Call-in: 'scandalous delay' and partiality - LaFarge Redland Aggregates Ltd v Scottish Ministers" [2001] Environmental Law Review 218-222.  ISSN 1461 4529

 

· "A Load of Rubbish? The Duty of Care for Waste Revisited" (1997) 60 SPEL 28-32

 

· Draft National Planning Policy Guideline on Land for Waste Disposal - Towards a Sustainable Waste Strategy? 1994 Env LB 3-10

 

· "The Duty of Care for Waste" (1994) 43 SPEL 36-39

 

· “The Environmental Information Regulations 1992" (1993) 39 SPEL 43-44

 

(f)      Published Research Report

· Sustainable Development: A Review of International Literature to Inform the Scottish Strategy (with Karen Lucas and Michael Brooks, University of Westminster)(contribution – 30%) (169pp, 59,600 words)(Scottish Executive, May 2006)

 

· Environmental Justice in SEPA’S environmental protection activities: a report for the Scottish Environment Protection Agency (SEPA, 2004)

 

· Modernising Public Local Inquiries: Analysis of Consultation Responses (Scottish Executive Development Department, December 2004)

 

· Modernising Public Local Inquiries: Digest of Responses to Consultation Paper (Scottish Executive Development Department, January 2005)

 

· (with LUCAS, WALKER, EAMES & FAY) Environmental and Social Justice: Rapid Research and Evidence Review, Sustainable Development Research Network (Policy Studies Institute, September 2004)

 

· Report and Analysis of Scotland’s Environmental Laws and Policies in relation to European and International Human Rights Law (a funded project for the Scottish Human Rights Commission)

 

· Report on Climate Justice for Scottish Human Rights Commission

 

Other Research Plan

· Literature Review of Common Regulatory Frameworks in Non-IMPEL Member Countries, a report for the European Union Network for the Implementation and Enforcement of Environmental Law (IMPEL) Better Regulation Cluster Common Regulatory Framework Comparison Project (June 2010)(with A McLauchlan)

 

· Legal Impediments to Electronic Planning, a Report for the Scottish Executive Development Department (2003)

 

· (with WATCHMAN) The Law of Access for Waterbased Recreation, a Report for the Countryside Commission for Scotland (1991) (NEARLY WHOLE)

(g)        other Achievement

Comments on law Statues

· (with TROMANS) Environmental Protection Legislation 1990-2002 (4th. ed., Sweet & Maxwell, 2003) 1360pp.  ISBN 0 421 79910 2

 

· (with TROMANS and NASH) The Environment Acts 1990 - 1995 (3rd. ed., Sweet & Maxwell, 1996) 925pp.  ISBN 0 421 55810 5

 

· (with TROMANS and NASH) The Environment Act 1995 (Sweet & Maxwell, 1996) 483pp.  ISBN 0 421 54800 2

 

 

6.Funded Projects

 

· Shanghai Municipal Education Committee of China.  400,000 RMB (c£40,000) 2014-2016 to support project on enhancing enforcement of Chinese environment law

 

· Scottish Human Rights Commission  £4,000 2014-15 to support research into and production of  Report and Analysis of Scotland’s Environmental Laws and Policies in relation to European and International Human Rights Law

 

· The European Union Environmental Law Implementation Network    5,050 Euros 2010 to support research into and production of report Literature Review of Common Regulatory Frameworks in Non-IMPEL Member Countries, a report for the IMPEL Better Regulation Cluster Common Regulatory Framework Comparison Project (June 2010)(with A McLauchlan)

 

· The Scottish Government    £14,000 2005-6 to support research into and production of report, Sustainable Development: A Review of International Literature to Inform the Scottish Strategy (with Karen Lucas and Michael Brooks, University of Westminster)

 

· SEPA.  £5,000 2004 to support research into and production of report, Environmental Justice in SEPA’S environmental protection activities: a report for the Scottish Environment Protection Agency (SEPA, 2004)

 

· The Scottish Government   £6,000 2004 to support analysis of consultation paper and production of reports Modernising Public Local Inquiries: Analysis of Consultation Responses (Scottish Executive Development Department, December 2004) and Modernising Public Local Inquiries: Digest of Responses to Consultation Paper (Scottish Executive Development Department, January 2005)

 

· The Scottish Government  £2,000 2003 to support research into and production of report, Legal Impediments to Electronic Planning, (2003)

 

· County committee of Scotland  £14,000 1991 to support research into and production of report, The Law of Access for Waterbased Recreation (1991) (with WATCHMAN)

 

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