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Lecturer of Physiology, University of Manchester

Teacher of physiology, and pretty much anything else I get told to, to science. medical and other healthcare profession students. In my research career I've been a cell physiologist with an interest in cellular metabolism, calcium signalling and microscope-based imaging. I've done a lot of science communication stuff of various kinds, including but not limited to blogging and tweeting, and edited the Physiological Society's magazine 'Physiology News' for many years.


  • 1987–present
    Lecturer in Physiology, University of Manchester


  • 1987 
    University College London, Ph.D. Physiology
  • 1983 
    University of Bristol, B.Sc. (Hons) Chemistry