More about Javier
Current role: University of Bath - Lecturer (Assistant Professor) in Human and Applied Physiology
Dr Javier Gonzalez studied BSc Sport and Exercise Science at NTU before progressing to MRes Exercise Physiology.
Javier knew he wanted to pursue a PhD and knew the MRes Exercise Physiology course offered at NTU would give him the opportunity to gain substantial research experience. NTU was also his first choice as he had studied here for his undergraduate, so already knew the Sport Department well.
He particularly enjoyed the research elements where he developed his research skills, communication skills and interview skills. He had an abundance of opportunities on his course to spend time gaining valuable research experience which directly benefited him to gaining the academic career he has currently.
Can you tell us what you liked about studying in Nottingham?
Inspiring lecturers - lecturers offered advice and support, and always felt approachable. Laboratories were very well run.
Do you have any advice to new students?
If you realise you enjoy a particular area, then make the most of the opportunity and agree to help out at every opportunity to gain as much experience as possible.