Area of Current Research Interests
The neural regulation of reproductive functioning, specifically looking at the role of different neuronal cell types in the regulation of fertility using molecular, cellular and whole animal studies.
Lister Institute-Jenner Fellow
Awarded the Drapers Research Fellowship, 1991-1994.
Promoted to Principal Scientific Officer, April 1994.
Fellow of Pembroke College from 1.10.94.
Elected a Member of the Institute, 1998.
Awarded Benoit Prize, Société de Neuroendrocrinologie Expérimentale, France, 1998.
Promoted to Senior Principal Research Scientist, 2000.
Awarded Ernst Knobil Prize, University of Pittsburgh, USA, 2000.
Awarded Wellcome Trust Overseas Research Fellowship from 1.9.02 (to be taken up in New Zealand).
Appointed Professor in the Department of Physiology, University of Otago, Dunedin, 1.9.02.
Elected as Fellow of the Royal Society of New Zealand, 2007.
Awarded Liley Medal, Health Research Council of New Zealand, 2009.
Awarded Triennial Medal, Physiological Society of New Zealand, 2011.
Awarded Distinguished Research Medal, University of Otago, 2011.
Mortyn Jones Medal, British Society for Neuroendocrinology, 2015
Appointed Professor of Neuroendocrinology, University of Cambridge, 2019.