Current PhD Students
''Understanding the complexity of life processes that underpin our existence is a voyage of discovery that should not be missed''.
Dr Franks is Programme Lead for MSc Professional Practice in Health Sciences. He has an interest in pain physiology and lectures in areas such as the anatomical sciences, human physiology, pharmacology, genomics and pain theory.
Chris obtained his PhD in neurophysiology from the University of Southampton. He spent several years as a postdoctoral researcher, at the University of Southampton and the University of Oxford before taking up his position in Health Sciences.
What Chris' students say:
‘’Thank you for always being there for us. I've really learnt a lot’’ C. Yau. Ex- Undergraduate Student President.
‘’I would also like to take this opportunity to thank you… Your knowledge has been nothing but inspiring, so thank you very much!’’ B. Chamberlain, BSc. student.
‘’I just wanted to send a quick message to say thank you for your life sciences lectures… You’ve helped to make the topic extremely interesting and given me a lot more confidence. Thank you so much!’’ H. Bradley, BSc Nursing student.
‘’Just dropping you a line to say thank you. Thank you for the way you teach. Your energy and enthusiasm really does help with the engagement’’ C. Lench, BSc Podiatry student.
‘’I also just want to thank you for all your interesting lectures over the last three years. Keep up the fantastic work!’’ A. Stringer, BSc Graduate.
‘’Thank you for making my experience at the University of Southampton, wonderful!’’ M. Houm, Post-graduate Health Sciences student, MSc Professional Practice in Health Sciences.