Lecture Overview

The endocrine system is a complex set of glands, organs and chemical messengers known as hormones. Understanding it's structure and function is crucial to grasping the regulation of numerous functions within the body.


Stephen Anderson

Dr Stephen Anderson graduated from the University of Sydney in 1987 with Honours in Agriculture Science, majoring in Animal Science. He then completed a PhD in Endocrinology in the Department of Physiology at the University of New England. In 1993 Stephen moved to the University of Queensland as a Specialist Tutor in Physiology, before doing post-doctoral work on National Health and Medical Research Council research projects. From 2000 Stephen has held a number of academic positions at UQ and is currently Senior Lecturer in Physiology in the School of Biomedical Sciences. During his academic career Stephen has taught many biomedical science courses in Science, Biomedical Science, Health Sciences (Dentistry, Exercise Science, Human Movement, Medicine, Nursing, Occupational Therapy, Pharmacy, Physiotherapy, Speech Pathology), Veterinary Science and Animal Science programs. He has been the recipient of teaching awards at university and national level. Some of Stephen's current research interests include metabolism, insulin resistance, type II diabetes, fatty liver haemorrhagic syndrome, reproductive endocrinology, fertility and neuroendocrinology.




10 Total Rating(s)

the educator was engaging

Linda Pye
03 Sep 2018


Mark canning
20 Jun 2018


Katherine Hepworth
26 May 2018

Good session

Wilma Barnes
23 May 2018

Great information

Devika Nandanimala
21 May 2018

The lecturer was highly engaging, the content was very interesting and a fantastic overview.

Kristy Nivison
20 May 2018

The lecturer was highly engaging, the content was very interesting and a fantastic overview.

Kristy Nivison
20 May 2018

Good presentation

Edmond Thaw
13 May 2018

Very informative

Janelle McIntosh
05 May 2018

A well presented lecture on a complex system

Teresa Perry
11 Apr 2018

Well explained lecture on a complex subject..

Teresa Perry
11 Apr 2018

Hi Emma, Thanks for your feedback on this lecture. I've conducted a review of this presentation and inserted more slides where possible to enhance the learning experience. I will also send you the link directly so you can re-watch this lecture. Cheers ~ Hilary, Ausmed

Hilary Bush
06 Mar 2018

Thanks Stephen, I loved your talk. Fantastic refresher on this topic. AUSMED I really struggled with the lack of slides shown on the online copy of your talk - this is an integral part of the lecture? I would love to watch this again with the slides. Many thanks

Emma Kerr
24 Feb 2018

This is very informative and revision of basics of antimony and physiology of endocrine system. Good presentation and explained well.

Renu Renu
06 Feb 2018