John R. Speakman#


John R. Speakman
Email:j.speakman 'at' abdn.ac.uk
Membership Number:3116
Membership type:ORDINARY
Main Country of Residence:UNITED KINGDOM
Section:ORGANISMIC & EVOLUTIONARY BIOLOGY
Username:jspeakman
Elected:2011
Homepage: http://www.abdn.ac.uk/energetics-research/speakman






Present and Previous Positions
  • 2011 - date '1000 talents A' Professor at the Institute of Genetics and Developmental Biology, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Beijing, China
  • 2007 - 2011 Director, Institute of Biological and Environmental Sciences (IBES)
  • 2000 - 2005 Seconded part time Head Division of Appetite and obesity, Rowett research Institute
  • 2002 – 2007 Head, Integrative animal physiology
  • since 2003 Honorary clinical research professor NHS Grampian
  • since 1997 Senior lecturer (1993-1995), reader (1995-1997), Professor
  • 1989-1993 University of Aberdeen, research fellow (1985-1989), lecturer

Fields of Scholarship
  • Comparative and environmental physiology
  • Energetics
  • Nutrition
  • Obesity

Honours and Awards
  • 1995 Zoological Society of London Awarded the Zoological Society scientific medal
  • 1996 Royal Society of Edinburgh Caledonian Research Foundation Support Research Fellowship
  • 1999 Royal Society Leverhulme Senior Research Fellowship
  • 2001 Laboratory News Industry Awards 2001 short-listed finalist in the category Best UK academic research group.
  • 2003 Royal Society of Edinburgh/Saltire Society Awarded the Scottish Science Medal
  • 2004 Fellowship of the Royal Society of Edinburgh
  • 2007 Elected Fellow of the Royal Society of Edinburgh (FRSE)
  • 2005 Kwarazmi International festival Prizewinner. International Guest of Honour
  • 2005 William Dick memorial lecture, Edinburgh Science festival
  • 2007 Royal Society of Edinburgh/ Lloyds TSB Research Fellowship
  • 2008 Elected Fellow of the Academy of Medical Sciences (FMedSci)
  • 2009 Elected Fellow of the Royal Society of the Arts (FRSA)
  • 2010 Bing Zhi Forum Professor, Chinese Academy of Sciences IOZ, Beijing, China
  • 2011 Clive McCay endowment lecture, Cornell University, Ithaca, NY, USA


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