Techniquest

Posted on 1 August 2013 by Helen Murphy

A postgraduate student used a converted ice cream van to teach people about cells, DNA and cancer research. Jenny Wymant, a student in the Arwyn Jones research group, took part in the Science of Me engagement event at Techniquest. Jenny worked alongside Dr. Karen Reed from the School of Biosciences and Dr Ian Lewis, Associate Director
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Engagement with charities

Posted on 10 April 2013 by Helen Murphy

Healthy Places, Healthy People Dr Sion Coulman and Dr Sophie Buchaillard-Davies are members of the interdisciplinary group Healthy Places, Healthy People. The group was shortlisted in the Celebrating Excellence Awards in the Outstanding Contribution to Innovation and Engagement category. The work of the group establishes a long-term engagement between the University and the Grangetown district,
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Tissue engineering exhibit at Green Man Festival

Tissue engineering for human healing

Posted on 10 January 2012 by Helen Murphy

In 2010 and 2011 Professor Arwyn Jones lead a public engagement project sponsored by the EPSRC to highlight the multidisciplinary science involved in, and potential of, tissue engineering. This £55K Partnership for Public engagement award “Tissue Engineering for Human Healing” was obtained with Dr Bob Steadman (School of Medicine) and Dr Pete Griffiths (School of Chemistry) and involved setting up tissue
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