Congratulations to former group PhD student Jess and Edyta who had their in person graduation ceremony recently. It was great to able to see them in-person and celebrate their success with them.
We are really pleased to welcome Mazrina Mazlan to join our group. Mazrina’s PhD is going to be focussed on making degradable multi-responsive nanogels. Mazrina joins the group on a Malaysian scholarship.
Congratulations to Jess who completed her viva July and completed her corrections in September. Jess’ PhD is focussed on designing nanoparticles for the deliver of therapeutics for the treatment of preterm birth. Jess leaves our group to join the Rannard group as a PhD.
Congratulations to Heba who completed her viva May and graduated earlier this month. Heba’s work is focussed on lipid-based nanoparticles for the delivery of HIV drugs. Her second paper is due to be submitted in the next month. We wish Heba all the best in the next stages of her career.
Congratulations to Nancy who has completed her PhD! Her examiners were Dr Ben Newland from Cardiff University and Dr Gemma Nixon from the University of Liverpool.
Her thesis on “Stimuli-Responsive Multi-layered Nanocarriers for Oral Drug Delivery to Treat Colon Cancer” has resulted in one published paper with another currently under review. Further papers are currently being drafted. Nancy is currently looking for PDRA opportunities.
Congratulations to Edyta for passing her PhD viva with minor corrections!
We are really excited to have been awarded £1.1m by the EPSRC to develop injectable implants for the treatment of chronic disease. The other academic members of the team on this project are Andrew Owen, Steve Rannard and Victoria Kearns.
The Innovation to Commercialisation of University Research (ICURe) scheme is in association with Innovate UK and aims to support the commercialisation of research. The funding worth £40k will allow 3 months of full time travel and business engagement.
More details of the scheme can be seen here.