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Stephen E. Harding

Professor of Applied Biochemistry, Faculty of Science

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Biography

  • Educated at Wallasey & Marple Hall Grammar Schools & Pembroke College Oxford: BA, MA, DSc
  • Royal Society of Chemistry Junior Medallist & Knight of the Royal Norwegian Order of Merit
  • Honorary Fellow of the British Biophysical Society & Fellow of the Royal Society of Chemistry
  • Adjunct Professor (Univ Oslo) and Director of the National Centre for Macromolecular Hydrodynamics. Formerly Lister Postdoc (Univ Bristol) and Oppenheimer Postdoc (Univ Cambridge)
  • Executive Editor, Biophysical Reviews & Chair, RSC Felix Franks Biotechnology Medal Committee
  • Google Scholar H-index = 67

Research Summary

Current funded projects: 1. EPSRC (EP/S021434/1): High resolution, cryogenic analytical & transfer scanning electron microscope (HR-CAT-SEM). Khlobystov, Alexander, Scurr, Brown, Grant, Snape,… read more

Selected Publications

Current Research

  • The NCMH (National Centre for Macromolecular Hydrodynamics): Developing and using hydrodynamic methods to study the sizes, shapes and interactions of macromolecules in solution
  • Glycans and their uses in biomedicine
  • Development of new bioinspired polymer consolidants for archaeological wood (Oseberg artefacts) and fabric (Oseberg tapestries)
  • Stable isotope analysis for provenancing archaeological iron objects
  • The Meols Boat project

Current funded projects: 1. EPSRC (EP/S021434/1): High resolution, cryogenic analytical & transfer scanning electron microscope (HR-CAT-SEM). Khlobystov, Alexander, Scurr, Brown, Grant, Snape, Wright, Amabilino, Howdle, Parmenter, Rawson, Vandeginste, Harding & Arkill (1/2019 - 12/2024). 2. BBSRC (BB/T006404/1): Biophysical defence in the mammalian gut: Unlocking the molecular mechanisms of dietary fibre interaction with mucin glycoproteins, Yakubov & Harding (10/2020 - 9/2023). 3. NFR (Norway): Virtual reconstruction, interpretation & preservation of the textile artefacts from the Oseberg find (TEXREC) Kutzke, Vedeler, Hardeberg, George, Harding, Herrmann & Geiger (9/2021 - 8/2025)

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