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Dr Oliver Gibson
Senior Lecturer in Exercise Physiology


Doctoral Supervision

  • Hannah Marshall, Brunel University London - Respiratory responses to heat stress and dehydration
  • Desmond Denny - Assessing the effects of local hyperthermia on muscle force production and function across the lifespan
  • Gregor Eichhorn, University of Brighton - Strategies to prepare older individuals for extreme heat exposures

Enquiries relating to self-funded doctoral (PhD) research projects in the following areas would be well received

  • Therapeutic benefits of passive heating
  • Acute physiological and cellular/molecular responses to heat and/or hypoxia (altitude)
  • Dehydration
  • Heat adaptation
  • Hypoxic (altitude) adaptation
  • Cross adaptation between environmental stressors
  • Performing in environmental extremes

PhD projects for research students