Dr Graham Clarke
01248 383157
Fron Heulog

Current position

  • Lecturer in Physiology & Biometry.
  • Appointed a Lecturer in Physiology, 1992

Previous positions

  • Research Associate: Division of Anatomy & Cell Biology, UMDS , Guy’s Hospital, London (1987-1991)
  • Research Assistant: Department of Child Health, Westminster Medical School, London (1984-1987)
  • Junior Medical Laboratory Scientific Officer: Glasgow & West of Scotland Blood Transfusion Centre, Carluke (1983-1984)
  • Hon Research Assistant/Research Student: Institute of Physiology, The University of Glasgow (1983)
  • Lecturer: The Queen’s College, Glasgow (1982-1983)
  • Hon Research Assistant: University of Glasgow (1982)


  • Pre-Registration
    • Developing and delivering much of the pre-registration physiology teaching.
  • Post-Registration
    • Coordinating and delivering much of the BSc/Diploma Research module.
    • Coordinating and delivering much of the MSc Research module
    • Coordinating MSc Physiology module
  • Occasional
    • Developing/delivering material on gut physiology to Stoma Care module.
    • Developing/delivering material on gut physiology/acid base balance to CCU module.
    • Developing/delivering material on Endocrine system to POAC module
  • Post-Graduate
    • Developing/coordinating and delivering much of the MSc Research module.
    • Developing/coordinating MSc e-Research module.
    • Developing/coordinating and delivering material on the MSc Advanced Physiology module.
    • Supervising several MSc student research projects.

Recent research

  • Effects on workplace yoga classes on stress and back pain.

Recent publications

  • Hartfiel N, Havenhand J, Khalsa SB, Clarke G, Krayer A, 2011. The effectiveness of yoga for the improvement of well-being and resilience to stress in the workplace. Scand J Work Environ Health  37(1):70-76 
  • Hartfiel N,  Burton C, Rycroft-Malone J,  Clarke G,  Havenhand J, B. Khalsa S.B., Edwards R.T., 2012. Yoga for reducing perceived stress and back pain at work. Occup Med (Lond).  62(8):606-12.