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Professor George Havenith

Professor of Environmental Physiology and Ergonomics

Areas of expertise

Expertise: Heat, Cold, Heat Stress, Hypothermia, Human Performance in Hot Weather, Human Performance in Cold Weather, Clothing Ergonomics, Hot Weather Survival, Cold Weather Survival


George’s key research areas are human thermal physiology, environmental ergonomics and heat transfer through clothing. He is an expert in how the human body performs in hot and cold climates and the impact clothing can have on this performance. George is Director of the University’s Environmental Ergonomics Research Centre and has a Chair in Environmental Ergonomics and Physiology.

Interview booking

Please call the press office on 01509 223491 to arrange an interview with Professor George Havenith. Bookings can also be made online at

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