Ian Gibbins is a neuroscientist and Professor of Anatomy and Histology at Flinders University. He is internationally recognised for his research on the nerves that monitor and control the activity of the internal organs, with over 100 publications in the field. His poems have been widely published, most notably in Best Australian Poems 2008 and the 2010 Newcastle Poetry Prize collection. His work has appeared on ABC Radio National (‘All in the Mind’, ‘Poetica’), installations around Adelaide, and in Australian Dance Theatre’s ‘Be Your Self’ (Adelaide Festival 2010, touring Europe 2011).
Website URL: http://www.flinders.edu.au/people/ian.gibbins