Dr John Knight

Dr John Knight

Associate Professor, Healthcare Science

Telephone number

+44 (0) 1792 518579

Email address

Office - 227
Second Floor
Vivian Building
Singleton Campus
Available For Postgraduate Supervision


Dr John Knight is an Associate Professor in Biomedical Science within the School of Health and Social Care at Swansea University. For the last 21 years he has taught Anatomy, Physiology and Pathophysiology on a wide variety of professional degree and diploma programmes including: Health and Social Care, Paramedic Science, Nursing and Midwifery. John’s first degree is in microbiology; additionally, he holds a PhD in immunology and has over 50 published articles in peer-reviewed journals.

John has a variety of research interests including the evolution of immune responses, the physiological effects of ageing and immobility and the use of virtual reality simulations in the teaching of Anatomy and Physiology.

Areas Of Expertise

  • Cell Biology
  • Immunology
  • Inflammation
  • Human Physiology
  • Molecular Biology

Career Highlights

Award Highlights

John has received 2 Excellence in Learning and Teaching awards in 2014 and 2020