We are delighted to welcome A/Professor Joanna Bowtell - chair of Exeter’s Sport and Health Sciences Athena SWAN Department Self-Assessment Team (DSAT) - to the Department. Jo will be sharing insights from Exeter's recent success in gaining a Silver Athena SWAN Award with our own DSAT committee.
A/Professor Bowtell has recently been appointed as Head of Department and will also be presenting her own research in a seminar series in the afternoon – all are welcome: Wednesday 29th April, Time: 14:00, Location: CB1.12
Title: Cherries and Berries: live long and prosper!
Bio: Dr Jo Bowtell completed her PhD examining the effects of nutrition and exercise on protein turnover at Dundee University in 1996. She subsequently spent 3 years lecturing and researching at Loughborough University and 12 years at London South Bank University, where she led sports science research and enterprise activity. She has been at Exeter University since September 2011, where she is an Academic Lead and now Head of Department. Her main research interest is in exercise and nutrient-induced changes in human physiology and metabolism, and the application of this knowledge to both optimise athlete performance and to prevent and treat clinical conditions such as diabetes and cardiovascular disease.