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Water contact angle is not a good predictor of biological responses to materials

Water contact angle is not a good predictor of biological responses to materials
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An article has just been published in Biointerphases to contextualize our recent polymer library observations in the wider literature of water contact angle (WCA) and surface energetics.
Date:
13/07/2017

Microparticle hole in one

Microparticle hole in one
Description
BBC Sport picked up on our research into particles with surfaces designed to guide stem cell differentiation; unfortunately they were looking for an image to illustrate how surface texture can guide golf balls!
Date:
13/07/2017

Versatile Routes to Functional RAFT chain transfer agents

Versatile Routes to Functional RAFT chain transfer agents
Description
The paper 'Versatile Routes to Functional RAFT Chain Transfer Agents through the Passerini Multicomponent Reaction' has just been published in ACS Macro Letters and is now available online
Date:
10/07/2017

Tamara Mahmood wins Seah Prize at UKSAF meeting

Tamara Mahmood wins Seah Prize at UKSAF meeting
Description
Tamara Mahmood won the Seah Prize in the UK Young Surface Analyst of the year competition 2017
Date:
10/07/2017

Studying tumour metabolism from every angle

Studying tumour metabolism from every angle
Description
Cancer Research UK news article
Date:
03/07/2017

3D printed tablets for controlled, tuneable drug release

3D printed tablets for controlled, tuneable drug release
Description
A paper has just been published in the Journal of Controlled Release, presenting a hot melt 3D inkjet printing method with the potential to manufacture formulations in complex and adaptable geometries for the controlled loading and release of medicines.
Date:
03/07/2017

The amazing material detective and the case of the superbug

The amazing material detective and the case of the superbug
Description
A quest for children to become a detective and complete challenges to find the right material for medical devices, targeted drug delivery or regenerative medicine
Date:
19/06/2017

Second Place for The Oasis

Second Place for The Oasis
Description
Arsalan Latif came second place in 'The Art in Science' Post-graduate researcher image competition
Date:
22/05/2017

Art Competition Winners!

Art Competition Winners!
Description
The AHMT research division crowns the winners of it's 2017 Art Competition.
Date:
09/05/2017

First Prize for Weird and Wonderful

First Prize for Weird and Wonderful
Description
This prize winning image shows a collection of biodegradable dimpled microparticles for enhanced cell growth. It was taken by Dr Marta Alvarez Paino from the School of Pharmacy at The University of Nottingham. It took first prize in the 'Weird and Wonderful' category of a national science photography competition organised by the Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council (EPSRC).
Date:
03/04/2017
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