Dr Nicola J. Quick is an Adjunct Assistant Professor at the Nicholas School of the Environment and a Lecturer in Marine Conservation at the University of Plymouth, UK. Dr Quick holds a PhD in animal behavior and acoustics from The University of St Andrews, Scotland, UK. Dr Quick conducts research on the acoustic behavior of marine mammals and the effects of anthropogenic noise on cetaceans. Dr Quick has produced a number of high level reports and peer reviewed publications for a range of sectors including the US, German and UK military, large oil and gas producers, the wind and wet renewables industries, the British and Scottish governments, statutory regulators and academic institutions.

School Division

Marine Lab


  • Ph.D., University of St. Andrews (United Kingdom) (2006)

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