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Professor of Anatomy & Histology, Flinders University

Ian Gibbins is a neuroscientist and Professor of Anatomy & Histology at Flinders University, having originally trained in zoology and pharmacology. He is internationally recognised for his research on the microscopic structure and function of nerves controlling and monitoring the activity of the internal organs. He teaches extensively across several courses and has been heavily involved in innovative curriculum design and implementation.

Ian also is increasingly well-known as a poet and electronic musician with his first full collection published in 2012. He is committed to bringing science and art together, especially via collaborative public performances and installations, which have proven very popular.


  • –present
    Professor of Anatomy & Histology, Flinders University, School of Medicine


  • 1981 
    University of Melbourne, PhD

Research Areas

  • Neurosciences (1109)