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New Staff research interests talks

Four new members of research staff at the Loughborough University will give an insight in to their research areas. Tuesday, June the 9th, 12 noon-1:30 pm Venue: Room J202 in Edward Herbert Building. Dr Jamieson Christie will talk on “Computer simulation of structure-property relationships of bioactive glasses” Dr Sun Tao will talk on “The application […]

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School of Medicine – NIHR CLAHRC East Midlands

Applications are invited for a 3 year, full time studentship aligned to the work of NIHR CLAHRC East Midlands and the School of Medicine at the University of Nottingham. A yearly stipend at current RCUK rates (£14,210) plus Home/EU tuition fees (£4,060) is available. The successful candidate will work into the CLAHRC’s Caring for Older […]

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New Research Challenges Development Manager

Hi all, A quick introduction I am Laurence Gardiner and I have taken from Kristen Clements the exciting role of Research Challenges Development Manager for the Challenge area of Health and Wellbeing. I hope to be able provide regular updates on funding opportunities and news that is pertinent to this area. All the best Laurence

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Employment opportunity

Higher Education Institution Challenge for Patient Supported Quality Improvement and Education in Healthcare – Project Manager The project manager post is now advertised with: Closing Date: Tuesday 07 April 2015 Interview Date: Tuesday 21 April 2015


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Dr Mark Platt – Lecturer in Analytical Chemistry

My research group builds upon my interdisciplinary background developing the use of Bionanotechnologies to create sensors for health and wellbeing. This work covers areas of nanoparticles, electrochemistry and Aptamer technologies. I graduated with a degree in Chemistry with Analytical Chemistry degree from the University of Salford (2001) and joined Prof Robert Dryfe’s group at the […]

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Prof. David Williams – Academic Challenge Lead

David is Professor of Healthcare Engineering and Academic Lead for the University’s Health and Wellbeing Challenge. He is Principal Investigator of the £5.8M EPRSC Centre for Innovative Manufacturing in Regenerative Medicine and the £2.7M EPSRC Engineering Tissue Engineering and Regenerative Medicine translational fellowship programme. David is a lead academic in the management of the £3.5M […]

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