Cutting close to the bone
From stem cells and osteoporosis to density and strength, our bones are as complex as they are mysterious. With demonstrations, drinks and a special discussion, meet those at the forefront of bone research for a lighthearted evening of discovery.
Representing the MSk Lab
will be Professor Alison McGregor
and Dr Richie Abel
giving talks and presentations as well as the opportunity to have a go at simulation arthroscopy – find out what it is like to be a surgeon.
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Richie visited Markus Bastir (top left) at theNational Museum of Natural Sciences, Madrid, to discuss bone shape analysis (bottom left).
Whilst there Richie met the Kebara Neanderthal (top right) and gave a talk (bottom right). Note that the slide is in Spanish.
Hasta Luego Amigos!
November 2012. Richie has been awarded an SSI Fellowship from the
Institute for Software Sustainability.
The institute is funded by a variety of organisations including the EPSRC (who also fund the Osteoarthritis Centre).
During the selection process Richie and the other shortlisted candidates gave a talk to SSI at an even hosted by Shoaib Sufi (bottom left) the Community Liaison.
The SSI aims to provide a range of help for developing sustainable research software packages such as PhaseQuant.
Congratulations to the Bone Boffin – can you spot him?