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Assoc Professor Elizabeth Shotton

Assoc Professor

Elizabeth Shotton

Associate Professor
School of Architecture, Planning and Environmental Policy
01 716 2703
University College Dublin, School of Architecture Planning and Environmental Policy, Richview Sch of Architecture Belfield Dublin 4

BIO

Dr Elizabeth Shotton currently represents the College of Engineering & Architecture as Vice Principal for Equality, Diversity & Inclusion. As part of the role she is chairing the Athena Swan gender equity review of the college in 2018-19. Elizabeth teaches in construction technology and design studio, with an emphasis on sustainable building and development, at both undergraduate and graduate level. She holds undergraduate degrees in Commerce and Architecture as well as a PhD in Architecture from UCD. In addition to teaching architecture, first at the University of British Columbia before being appointed at UCD in 2003, she was active in architectural practice from 1988 to 2006 and continues to maintain her professional registration in Canada. Elizabeth's research interests are closely linked to teaching, with a focus on the sustainable use of material resources through advances in materials, construction technologies and design processes. She is currently leading a study on Ireland's Minor Harbours, examining the evolution of maritime engineering in small harbours along the coast of Ireland from the seventeenth century to the present.

UNIVERSITY COLLEGE DUBLIN APPOINTMENTS

  • Vice Principal Equality, Diversity & Inclusion
    UCD College of Engineering & Architecture, Dublin, Ireland1 Apr 2018
  • UCD Academic Council, Elected Member
    University College Dublin, School of APEP, Dublin, Ireland2015 - 30 Sep 2019

ACADEMIC POSITIONS

  • Associate Professor
    University College Dublin, School of Architecture, Planning & Environmental Policy, Dublin, Ireland1 Nov 2018
  • College Lecturer & Programme Coordinator: Bachelor of Architecture
    University College Dublin, School of Architecture, Planning & Environmental Policy, Dublin, Ireland1 Jan 2005 - 1 Nov 2017
  • College Lecturer: Building Technology Coordination
    University College Dublin, School of Architecture1 Jan 2003 - 1 Jan 2005
  • Master Tutor: Final Year Studio
    University College Dublin1 Jan 2002 - 1 Jan 2003
  • Lecturer in Practice
    University of British Columbia, School of Architecture1 Jan 1999 - 1 Jan 2001
  • Sessional Instructor
    University of British Columbia, School of Architecture1 Jan 1993 - 1 Jan 1998

NON-ACADEMIC POSITIONS

  • Director
    Elizabeth Shotton Architect. Vancouver, Canada & Dublin, Ireland1 Jan 1995 - 2019
  • Project Architect
    Peter Cardew Architects, Vancouver, Canada1 Jan 1997 - 1 Jan 1999
  • Project Architect
    Henriquez and Partners, Architects and Planners, Vancouver, Canada1 Jan 1991 - 1 Jan 1995
  • Project Leader
    Michael Lundholm & Associates, Ottawa, Canada1 Apr 1990 - 1 Jan 1991
  • Intern Architect
    Carmen Corneil Architect, Toronto, Canada1 Jan 1990 - 31 Mar 1990
  • Intern Architect
    Patkau Architects, Vancouver, Canada1 Jan 1988 - 1 Jan 1990
  • Economic Analyst
    Canadian Chemical Producers Association1 Nov 1981 - 31 Aug 1984

DEGREES

  • BComm
    Carleton Univ Ontario
  • BArch
    University of British Columbia
  • PhD
    University College Dublin

CERTIFICATIONS

  • Registered Architect
    Architectural Institute of British Columbia, Vancouver, Canada1 Jun 1994
  • Certificate of Practice
    Architectural Institute of British Columbia, Vancouver, CanadaJun 1995 - 1 Feb 2019

LANGUAGES

  • English
    Can read, write, speak, understand and peer review
  • French
    Can read, write and understand