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Senior lecturer, Exercise and Environmental Physiology, Brunel University London

Dr Oliver Gibson is a Senior Lecturer in Exercise Physiology and a member of staff in the Division of Sport, Health and Exercise Sciences, Department of Life Sciences and a member of the Centre for Human Performance, Exercise and Rehabilitation.

Oliver was awarded his Ph.D from the University of Brighton in 2015 following undergraduate and postgraduate study at the institution where he obtained MSc Sport and Exercise Physiology, PGCE Post Compulsory Education, and BSc (Hons) Sport and Exercise Science degrees. Oliver is a fellow of the Higher Education Academy.

Oliver regularly publishes within peer-reviewed journals predominantly in the field of Exercise and Environmental Physiology with a particular focus on acute and chronic responses to heat and/or hypoxic stress, and subsequent sporting and clinical/health applications. Oliver’s research also examines cross adaptation between environmental stressors, and the mechanistic role(s) of heat shock proteins in thermal adaptation.