Month: November 2012

The MSk Lab at Imperial Fringe Festival – Book Now!

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. The event is free but you need to register your place to attend. RSVP: Please let us know you are coming on Facebook or confirm reservation at the debate by emailing

Richie Abel and his SSI Fellowship

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?