Short Bio


Dr. Julia Nowack
Reader in Animal Physiology, Biological and Environmental Sciences, Faculty of Science, Liverpool John Moores University, Room 2.34, James Parsons Building, Byrom Street, Liverpool, L3 3AF

phone: +44 (0) 151 231 2415
email: J.Nowack(at)

Research Interests

Thermal physiology, ecology, evolution of endothermy, physiological adaptations to human-induced environmental change

Work Experience

  • Reader in Animal Physiology, Liverpool John Moores University, UK: since 2021
  • Lecturer/Senior Lecturer in Mammalian Physiology, Liverpool John Moores University, UK: 2018-2021
  • Post-doctoral fellow, University of Veterinary Medicine Vienna, Austria: 2016-2018
  • Post-doctoral fellow, Western Sydney University, Australia: 2016
  • Guest-researcher, Curtin University, Australia: 2015
  • Post-doctoral fellow, University of New England, Australia: 2014-2016
  • Project coordinator, Universität Hamburg, Germany: 2013-2014


  • PhD, Universität Hamburg, Germany: 2009-2013
  • Diplom thesis, Leibniz Institute for Zoo and Wildlife Research, Germany: 2007
  • Studies of Biology, Free University Berlin, Germany: 2002-2007