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Dr Alwena Morgan

Senior Lecturer, Biomedical Sciences

Telephone number

+44 (0) 1792 602051

Email address

Welsh language proficiency

Fluent Welsh Speaker
PGR Room - 327
Third Floor
Institute of Life Science 1
Singleton Campus
Available For Postgraduate Supervision


Dr Alwena Morgan is Welsh speaking lecturer in Biomedicine that has been successful in establishing Welsh provision for the undergraduate degree schemes at the Medical School, ensuring that they are eligible for Welsh medium scholarships and bursaries. She has carried out numerous Outreach activities for bilingual school pupils in years 12 and 13 and has been nominated three times for the SUMS Outreach award, which she has won once. She has close links with the Coleg Cymraeg Cenedlaethol 

Areas Of Expertise

  • Analysis of lipids and fatty acids by mass spectrometry
  • Lipid extraction
  • Ghrelin
  • Neurogenesis
  • Neuroprotection
  • Neurodegenerative Disorders

Career Highlights

Teaching Interests

Alwena is responsible for the Welsh provision for the SUMS undergraduate degree schemes. She is involved in a number of modules that range from year one to year 4 (MSci track) 

Research Award Highlights Collaborations