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Dr Andrew Misiura

Senior Lecturer in Sport and Exercise

Educationalist and Trade Unionist since 1988 after my PhD in Biochemistry from the University of East Anglia, Joining the university in 2000 to Lecture in Biochemistry & Physiology but now almost full time University College Union Chair. A member of University Council & Academic Board;…


After gaining my first degree and Phd at UEA I entered the independent school sector in 1988 for 10 years as a teacher of Biology & Chemistry (Mill Hill School & Cheltenham Ladies College), followed by 2 years Lecturing Human Physiology for professions allied to medicine (Birmingham City University) and then joined UoG in 2000. Exercise & Health Field Chair (2000-2006) and Senior Lecturer Exercise Biochemistry & Physiology. Increasing trade union seniority and election to the University Council has enabled me to move to a more strategic role.


  • BSc: Biology & Chemistry, University East Anglia, 1985
  • PhD: Characterisation of some Methanogenic Cofactors & Enzymes, UEA, 1989
  • PGCert: Higher Education, Birmingham City University, 1998
  • Diploma: Surgical Chiropody, London, 1993

Membership of professional bodies

Fellow Higher Education Academy

Teaching & Research


Human Biochemistry & Physiology


Human Biochemistry & Physiology

Science & God.

External responsibilities

University College Union Regional Executive & Committee.

Subject for media interview

Science & God