Professor Phil Newton

Professor Phil Newton

Professor, Medicine

Telephone number

+44 (0) 1792 602173

Email address

Academic Office - 112
First Floor
Institute of Life Science 1
Singleton Campus
Available For Postgraduate Supervision


Phil teaches Neuroscience across a variety of programmes in the School. He also teaches on evidence-based education as part of the Schools online MSc in Medical Education.

Phil came to Swansea in 2009 from the University of California at San Francisco, having completed a Ph.D in Biochemistry and Molecular Biology at the University of Leeds (2001) and a B.Sc in Biology at Aberystwyth University. He also holds an M.Sc in Medical Education from Cardiff University (2012).

Areas Of Expertise

  • Neuroscience Education
  • Evidence-Based Education
  • Medical Education
  • Higher Education

Career Highlights

Teaching Interests

Professor Newton teaches neuroscience across a number of programmes, including MBBCh Graduate Entry Medicine, MSc Physicians Associates and a variety of undergraduate BSc courses in Medical Science.

Professor Newton also leads teaching focused on the evidence base for educational practice, particularly on the online MSc in Medical Education