You are here

Robert Ellis

Associate Professor and Director of Life Sciences

Career Overview

Robert has sixteen years of experience in delivery, designing and managing higher education in East Anglia. Teaching centres around the interface between biochemistry and physiology contributing to modules in nutrition, biochemistry, physiology, statistics, pharmacology, toxicology and pathophysiology. Robert's research interests include the effects of nutrition and exercise on the biology of ageing.


  • Higher degrees held in Biology and the Exercise Sciences.
  • Teaching Qualifications: PGCE

Professional Bodies Membership

Society of Biology, British Society for Research on Ageing

Teaching Focus

Biochemistry, applied physiology, statistics and analytical separation technique


Effects of nutritional interventions on bio markers of health. Determination of the nutritional quality of "Superfoods"

Selected Publications

  • Symes D and Ellis R (2009) Rider asymmetry within equitation, The Veterinary Journal, V181, i1, p34-37