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Senior Lecturer in Sport & Exercise Sciences, Liverpool John Moores University

Tori is a senior lecturer who works across the Physical Activity and Cardiovascular teaching teams in the School of Sport and Exercise Sciences. Her research interests centre around obesity, and lifestyle related conditions, specifically focusing on the implementation of physical activity/exercise as a therapeutic management strategy in clinical populations.

Tori is a member of the Physical Activity Exchange and the Cardiovascular Health Research Group within the Research Institute of Sport and Exercise Sciences (RISES). She is also a member of the Liverpool Centre for Cardiovascular Sciences (LCCS); a strategic research collaboration between Liverpool Heart & Chest Hospital, Liverpool John Moores University, Liverpool Health Partners, and the University of Liverpool.

Tori completed her PhD in RISES IN 2012, following which she spent several months in the University of Western Australia completing a lab-based visit before returning to Liverpool in 2013. At this time, Tori accepted a 6 year research fellow appointment at the University of Liverpool for which her main role was the coordination of large scale Phase IV Clinical Trials.

In addition to her academic commitments, Tori is an active member of the Athena Swan working group and has co-lead the departmental Bronze application. Tori volunteers for several charities and initiatives that promote gender equality in science; a field where women have been historically underrepresented.


  • 2013–2018
    Postdoctoral Research Fellow, University of Liverpool
  • 2012–2013
    Research Associate, University of Western Australia