environmental physiology special interest group

Environmental Physiology Special Interest Group

A community of active researchers located in Perth (Western Australia) who have a special interest in environmental physiology. 

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To be internationally recognised as a group of experts who are advancing the science of environmental physiology and translating these innovations into practice.



To foster local, national and international collaborations which build the environmental physiology research community’s capacity to solve problems.



  • Build and engage a broad network of research, community and industry collaborators;

  • Develop and conduct innovative research in the area of environmental physiology; 

  • Disseminate research findings to scientists, practitioners and the broader community; 

  • Support and train students, early career researchers and practitioners with an interest in environmental physiology;

  • Provide a forum for the discussion of innovative ideas for the production of scientific knowledge;

  • Share resources and competencies between collaborating parties;

  • Pursue and secure funding to support work in the area of environmental physiology;

  • Inform policy and guidelines related to living, working and exercising in environmentally-challenging conditions.