Sheffield orthodontist awarded £240,758 fellowship

Congratulations to Hanieh Javidi who has recently been awarded the 2017 Joint Faculty of Dental Surgery Royal College of Surgeons (Eng) – British Orthodontic Society Research Fellowship, worth £240,758.  Hanieh has recently completed an NIHR Academic Clinical Training Fellowship in Orthodontics at Sheffield. She is looking forward to starting her PhD, as well as continuing…

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Department of Human Communication Sciences Seminar – Thursday, 4th May 2017

Speaker:  Dr Steven Bloch,   University College London. Title:  Everyday conversation and severe speech problems: Can social interaction change through therapy? Venue:  Elmfield Building, Lecture Theatre 1 Time:  13:00-14:00 Abstract:  This presentation examines the features and preliminary effects of a new conversation therapy approach for people with acquired degenerative motor speech disorders (dysarthria) typical in…

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Faculty Professional Services Training and Development Group launches new web page

The FPSTDG aims to identify individual and department needs whilst developing and sharing best practice. Our new web page highlights the many schemes now running to support the development and training needs of Professional Services staff. These include: MDH Career Contribution Awards Annual Development Day GROW mentoring programme Evaluation Group LEARN Training provision Professional Services…

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Mellanby Centre Seminar

Date: Friday 5 May 2017 Time: 1.00 – 2.00 pm Title: The role of tumour microenvironment in cancer metastasis Speaker: Dr Vin-Zhi Qian, University of Edinburgh Venue: Lecture Theatre 3, F Floor, The Medical School Dr Bin-Zhi Qian received his bachelor degree from Fudan University, Shaghai, China.  He then joined Chinese Human Genome Centre at…

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REMINDER: Department of Infection, Immunity & Cardiovascular Disease Seminar – Tuesday 25th April 2017

Title: “The Role of Mitochondrial Dynamics in Human Diseases” Speaker: Professor Stephen Archer, Queen’s University Ontario. Time: 12:30pm – 1:30pm Venue: Lecture Theatre 3, F Floor Medical School. Abstract: Dr Archer is Head of Medicine at Queen’s University, Ontario Canada. His research interests are in oxygen sensing, mitochondrial biology and developing experimental therapeutics for human…

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