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September 2017

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Lab Away Day

2 September 2017

This summer, we teamed up with Professor Martin Knight's group again, for a walk and BBQ, picking one of the best sunny days we've had in months

July 2017

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Graduation Day

21 July 2017

Congratulations Princess, Alice and Krystof who all graduated on 21st July! Princess was graduating after completeing her PhD, and Alice and Krystof after their Bachelors degree, working with our group on their project and over this summer. We all had a great time celebrating with them [more]

June 2017

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Screen Group at SB3C

23 June 2017

Well done to Marta Godinho, Dan Rowson and Dharmesh Patel, who all had abstracts accepted for oral presentations the Summer Biomechanics, Bioengineering, and Biotransport Conference in Tuscon, USA. It was super to have Dr Chavaunne Thorpe return to give Dharmesh's presentation and Marta, Dan and Chavaunne all did a fantastic ... [more]

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Congratulations Jacky

23 June 2017

Well done to Jacky who just had the first paper from his PhD published A2B-Miktoarm Glycopolymer Fibers and Their Interactions with Tenocytes in Bioconjugate Chemistry. Jacky is working with Dr Becer and Prof Screen, designing new polymers we can use in tendon repair. [more]

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Congratulations Alice

20 June 2017

Many congratulations to Alice who just won the IMechE Heathcare Awards best project prize for 2017. She gave a super presentation of her work at the IMechE headquarters on Tuesday. We look forward to completing and publishing the work over the summer Alice [more]

Welcome to Isabelle

19 June 2017

We are delighted to welcome Isabelle, who will be working with us over the summer as part of her Masters degree at Une Ecole de l'Institut Mines-Telecom in Saint-Etienne. We hope you enjoy your time here Isabelle! [more]

May 2017

Welcome to Tony

29 May 2017

We are delighted to welcome Dr Wing Keung Cheung (Tony), who has joined as a PDRA on an HBLB funded project to develop imaging tools to investigate tendon mechanics in horses. We hope you enjoy working with the team Tony! [more]

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Farewell to Dharmesh

24 May 2017

We all enjoyed an evening out to say goodbye to Dharmesh and wish him luck for his next challenge. We are sad to see you go Dharmesh!

April 2017

Screen team netball win

7 April 2017

We all enjoyed another sports afternoon with Martin Knight's group to celebrate the start of the Easter holidays, and were delighted to achieve a second netball win - well done team!

March 2017

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Professor Screen talks at the International Olympic Committee Conference

16 March 2017

Professor Screen joined a team to talk about tendinopathy - causes and treatment at the IOC conference in Monaco.

February 2017

Professor Screen gives talk at EUROMech

13 February 2017

Professor Screen is giving a keynote talk at the EUROMech conference in Germany this month, outlining our work around tendon structure-function mechanics.

Congratulations to Dr Udeze Jyambere

10 February 2017

Many congratulations to Princess, who successfully defended her PhD thesis on 9th February. We all went out to celebrate on Friday evening and now look forward to graduation! Princess's thesis was entitled: The effects of loading frequency on tenocyte metabolism. [more]

January 2017

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Dan Rowson's paper makes JOR Cover

9 January 2017

Congratulations to Daniel whose paper on the primary cilia in tendon made the front cover of the latest edition of the Journal of Orthopaedic Research. Read the full article [more]