Professor Mark Hargreaves AM

Bsc, MA, PhD

Professor Mark Hargreaves is a Professor of Physiology at The University of Melbourne, Australia. He has BSc (Physiology – 1982) and PhD (Physiology – 1989) degrees from The University of Melbourne and an MA (Exercise Physiology – 1984) from Ball State University (USA). He is a Fellow of the American College of Sports Medicine and Exercise and Sports Science Australia.

As Pro Vice-Chancellor (Research Collaboration & Partnerships), he has oversight of the internal schemes that foster interdisciplinary research and the important research relationships with external organisations.

Professor Hargreaves research and teaching interests focus on the physiological and metabolic responses to acute and chronic exercise, with an emphasis on carbohydrate metabolism. Current research projects examine the molecular regulation of glucose transporter GLUT4 expression in skeletal muscle and adipose tissue by exercise. He is a Consulting Editor for Journal of Applied Physiology and serves on the editorial boards of the American Journal of Physiology (Endocrinology and Metabolism), International Journal of Sport Nutrition and Exercise Metabolism and Medicine and Science in Sports and Exercise. He is a Director on the Board of the Victorian Institute of Sport.

Mark Hargreaves – Leadership profile