Keele academics invited to Rehab Week

Posted on 01 August 2017 Professor Pandyan from the School of Health and Rehabilitation and Dr Chadwick from the Institute for Science and Technology in Medicine joined Mr Simon Pickard from the Robert Jones and Agnes Hunt Orthopaedic Hospital (RJAH) to present an invited session entitled "Recent advances in surgical rehabilitation and functional restoration for the upper limb in spinal cord injury" at Rehab Week 2017.

Medical students visit from Saudi Arabia

Posted on 26 July 2017 ISTM is hosting a group of medical students from the College of Medicine at Al Imam Muhammad Ibn Saud University.

New laboratory research points way to how statins could be more effective in treatment of ovarian cancer

Posted on 14 July 2017 A new study led by Keele University has shown how statins may be used as a potentially effective treatment against ovarian cancer.

Yangzhou University Visit

Posted on 12 July 2017 Students from Yangzhou University in China were welcomed to the ISTM on Monday 10 July.
Sue Hunter presents in NZ  

Dr Sue Hunter Delivers Physiotherapy Workshops In New Zealand

Posted on 10 July 2017 Dr Sue Hunter from the School of Health and Rehabilitation has recently returned from New Zealand having been invited to deliver workshops based on her research at the St John of God Hospital in Christchurch and in the School of Physiotherapy at Otago University in Dunedin
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Prize at Osteoarthritis Meeting

Posted on 05 July 2017 Dr Charlotte Hulme was awarded the prize for Best Oral Presentation at a meeting on "Cutting Edge; Osteoarthritis."

Learn from Nature - Prof Ying Yang's Inaugural Lecture

Posted on 04 July 2017 Professor Ying Yang gave her Inaugural Lecture on Monday 3 July - "Learning from Nature"

New Regenerative Medicine research funding rewards Keele’s excellence

Posted on 03 July 2017 ISTM has awarded support for three projects under the Regenerative Medicine Concept Innovation Fund

Neuroscience grant for intercalating medical student Louise Finch

Posted on 30 June 2017 Intercalating Keele medical student Louise Finch has been awarded a grant of almost £4,500 for her neuroscience project

3MT Competition - a personal perspective from Fraser Philip

Posted on 28 June 2017 Fraser Philp, a PhD candidate within ISTM competed in the Three Minute Thesis (3MT) competition organised by the University’s Institute for Liberal Arts and Sciences (ILAS).

ISTM Research videos online

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ISTM Visiting Speakers and Seminar Series

ISTM runs a number of open seminars throughout the course of the academic year.  Some seminars feature invited external speakers, while others are provided by internal staff and post graduate research students.  All seminars are open to staff, Post Graduate Research students and Post Graduate Taught students.

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Invited external speakers from other universities and institutions give occasional guest seminars on their areas of expertise, usually in collaboration with Keele's researchers.
Current programme: will be released for this series shortly
Last seminar: Monday 22nd May 2017, 12.00 pm: Dr Mehran Moazen, UCL Biomechanics of calvarial growth, GHRC, on "Management of cancer: are polyphenol-rich functional foods a new avenue to be pursued?"

All staff and students are welcome.

ISTM Department/MSc Seminar Series
These seminars are organised by Theme Leads and held on Wednsday lunchtimes in GHRC, covering a range of topics.  The speakers are drawn from ISTM's members and collaborating institutions. All MSc students attend.
Current programme: ISTM Department Seminars 2016-17. 
If you have any questions, please contact Miss Suzanne Murray.

ISTM Cancer Seminar Series
A specialised series in GHRC focussing on cancer, held for students and staff in the late afternoon with tea, coffee and snacks provided.
Current programme: ISTM Cancer Seminars 2017
For more details please contact Emily Crowley.

ISTM Lunchtime Protocol Series
This is a student led series in GHRC which provides existing post graduate reserach students with the opportunity to give seminars about their research projects.
Current programme: will be released for this series shortly.  
If you have any questions, please contact Professor Ying Yang.

ISTM/School of Life Sciences: Cell & Molecular Medicine Seminar Series
These seminars are given by invited external speakers from other universities and institutions as well as internal staff and focus on topics specific to cell and mollecular medicine.
Current programme: Cell & Molecular Medicine Seminars 2016-17
If you have any questions, please contact Dr Mirna Mourtada-Maarabouni.

ISTM/School of Life Sciences: Neuroscience Group 'Brains for Breakfast' Seminar Series
These seminars are provided by both staff and students from across ISTM and the School of Life Sciences. Held in the Huxley Building, the focus of these seminars is specific to neuroscience.
Current programme: Brains for Breakfast Seminars 2016-17 
If you have any questions, please contact Professor Divya Chari.

ISTM Research Theme Seminars

Each ISTM research theme offers a range of occasional seminars. Future events include:

Healthcare Technologies theme seminars
Wednesday 16th August 2017: a presentation by Prof Melissa Mather at 3.30pm in the Guy Hilton seminar room on her work, entitled "Shining light on defective diamonds to probe transmembrane proteins and cellular processes". Refreshments will be available. In addition to her talk, Mel will aslo offer interested attendees a visit to her laboratories to see the facilities available. If you have any questions, or if you would like to attend the seminar, please email the organiser Dr Sarah Hart so that we can cater appropriately. 

Staff and Student Vacancies at ISTM

Vacancies for academic, clinical, research, technical, managerial and support staff are advertised on the Keele Job Vacancies page.

All our studentships are advertised on the Keele Current Studentships page.

Earlier news items ...

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