Dean, Faculty of Science

Professor Peter Wheeler

Job Title Dean, Faculty of Science
Telephone + 44 (0) 151 231 2042
Contact address Byrom Street, Liverpool John Moores University, Liverpool, L3 3AF.

Academic Profile

  • 1984 PhD, University of Durham
  • 1977 BSc (Hons) Zoology, First Class, University of Durham

Previous Posts

  • 2002 Dean, Faculty of Science, Liverpool John Moores University
  • 1992 Director, School of Biological and Earth Sciences, Liverpool John Moores University
  • 1988 Subject Head, Biology, Liverpool Polytechnic
  • 1980 Lecturer, Liverpool Polytechnic

Research Interests

  • Thermal biology of humans and other animals, including thermogenesis, acclimatory processes and physiological adaptations to thermal stress.
  • Evolutionary aspects of brain energetics and thermoregulation.
  • Origins of bipedalism and thermoregulatory adaptations of early hominids.
  • Morphological adaptations of Neanderthals and their physiological and behavioural implications.

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