1997 - PhD Reproductive Physiology, University of Stirling
1991 - BSc (Hons) Biological Sciences, University of Stirling
Dr Coward is an academic at the University of Oxford, UK. He runs a successful research group investigating various aspects of reproduction and fertility and has won a variety of prizes for both his research and teaching. He is a Fellow of the Royal Society of Biology (UK), a Senior Fellow of the Higher Education Academy (UK), and is a member of the British Andrology Society and the Society for Reproduction and Fertility (SRF).
Dr Coward has published over 90 scientific articles in international, peer-reviewed journals, and has submitted more than 100 abstracts to scientific conferences. Throughout his career, he has published in the fields of reproduction, infertility, nanobiotechnology, neuroscience, fish biology, and fisheries.
Dr Coward also regularly acts as a peer reviewer for a wide range of scientific and clinical journals. He joined Edanz Group as a research consultant in 2016.