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Our staff are committed to practical teaching

Their in-depth expertise underpins an applied approach.

Mark Amaral

Job title: Lecturer
Telephone: 020 7815 7950

Mark is the newest addition to the teaching staff on the BSc (Hons) Forensic Science programme at London South Bank University.

Dr Todor Arabadzhiev

Job title: Visiting Research Fellow
Telephone: 020 7815 7018

Todor is a Visiting Research Fellow in Human and Food Science at the School of Applied Sciences. His main expertise and research interests are in the areas of signal processing, computer simulations and electromyography.

Mario Borges

Job title: Lecturer in Sports Coaching and Analysis
Telephone: 020 7815 7935

Mario's areas of teaching are: Sport Coaching and Analysis, Sport and Exercise Science, Sports Pedagogy and Coaching Methodologies. His research interests are in sports coaching, coach behaviours, coach expertise, coach education, learning and professional development.

Prof. Martin Chaplin

Job title: Emeritus Professor
Telephone: +44 (0)20 7815 7652

Dr Rita F. de Oliveira

Job title: Senior Lecturer in Sport and Exercise Science
Telephone: 020 7815 7959

Rita is a Senior Lecturer for BSc (Hons) Sport and Exercise Science. Background in human movement science and psychology, focusing on developmental disorders of coordination, embodied cognition, driving, and performance optimisation.

Dr Gaspar Epro

Job title: Post-Doc Research Fellow
Telephone: 020 7815 5454

Dr Gaspar Epro is a post-doctoral Research Fellow at the School of Applied Sciences (Sport and Exercise Science Research Centre) at London South Bank University (LSBU).

Dr Victoria Hilborne

Job title: Snr Analytical Instrumentation Technician
Telephone: 020 7815 8009

Dr Victoria Hilborne's specialisms include analytical instrumentation, drug analysis, analytical toxicology, environmental forensics and food safety.

Steven Hunter

Job title: Senior Lecturer, Subject Group Leader in Sport and Exercise Science; Head of Human Sciences
Telephone: 020 7815 7965

Steve came to LSBU in 1994 and has been involved in delivering and managing sport and exercise science programmes ever since.

Dr Darren James

Job title: Research Fellow
Telephone: 020 7815 7935

Darren James is a Senior Lecturer in Biomechanics and member of the Sport & Exercise Science Research Centre (SESRC).

Dr Jin Luo

Job title: Associate Professor in Medical Technology
Telephone: 020 7815 7941

Dr Luo specialises in biomechanics. His research interest is on the development of new technologies to promote healthy ageing and to treat ageing-related musculoskeletal disorders.

Fiona Mellor

Job title: Post-Doctoral Research Fellow
Telephone: 020 7815 7949

Dr Fiona Mellor is employed as a Post-Doctoral Research Fellow in the School of Applied Sciences with an interest in the spine, biomechanics, osteoporosis, back pain and medical imaging. Fiona is also a practising diagnostic radiographer and registered with the Health and Care Professions Council.

Dr Katya Mileva

Job title: Associate Professor; Director of the Sport and Exercise Science Research Centre
Telephone: 020 7815 6281

Katya's main research focuses on the neurophysiology of movement with particular emphasis on the neuromuscular and cardiovascular effects of physical activity and agents, as well as on electrophysiological signal processing.

Sophie Park

Job title: Course Director and Senior Lecturer
Telephone: 020 7815 7979

Sophie Park specialises in biological evidence with interests in the transfer and persistence of trace levels of DNA and DNA profiling.

Prof. Markus Raab

Job title: Professor
Telephone: 020 7815 7018

Markus contributes to the field of embodiments and pan interdisciplinary theoretical developments and methodological innovations.

Dr Clive Steele

Job title: Associate Professor; Head of Division of Human Sciences
Telephone: 020 7815 7989

Clive has been teaching at LSBU for almost 30 years. He started his teaching career by teaching reactor engineering and safety on the BEng degree in Chemical Engineering and working as a member of the Explosion and Fire research group.

Dr Lisa Zaidell

Job title: Research Fellow
Telephone: 020 7815 7986

Lisa is a Research Fellow with the Sport and Exercise Science Research Centre.

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