Interim Head of School of Life Sciences, Faculty of Medicine & Health Sciences
I am a Fellow of the Higher Education Academy and have completed the PGCHE at the University of Nottingham
I am a fellow of the Royal Microscopical Society and the current Honorary Secretary for Education and Outreach (2009-2018). For information on the professional qualification (DipRMS) or the primary school outreach programme visit www.rms.org.uk/outreach
I work with a not-for-profit organisation: Ignite! to promote independent learning and creativity in science education.
I also work with the Primary Science Teaching Trust
I am responsible for histology and pathology teaching on the Graduate Entry Medicine (A101) course and contribute to teaching and assessment in all 9 modules.
I convene 2 of the 9 modules on the… read more
My area of research is bone biology and bone biomaterials:
I am currently working on the mechanisms controlling bone growth and their involvement in the pathogenesis of Adolescent Idiopathic Scoliosis (AIS), with a specific interest in leptin and the endocannabinoid system.
I also work on establishing the role of silicon and silicates in bone growth and their incorporation into novel biomaterials.
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