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Prof Elizabeth Tanner
OBE, FREng, FRSE, PhD (Hon Caus), FIMMM, FIMechE, FIPEM, CEng, CSci, MA DPhil

 

Research Group News

November 2021

Professor Bill Bonfield FRS FREng FMedSci, second Head of Materials showing some of the materials developed by Materials at Queen Mary, including HAPEX used in over 500,000 patients worldwide

Materials Celebrates 50 Years of Graduations

15 November 2021

50 years of Materials graduates from the Mile End Campus in London and the first cohort from Queen Mary Engineering School (QMES) at our campus at Northwestern Polytechnic University in Xi’an China were celebrated on Friday 5th November. 120 people gathered in the Octagon with another 45 people on-line to … [more]

Juncheng with Andy Bushby, Liz Tanner and Maria Romero-Gonzalez

Juncheng Fan from Queen Mary Engineering School, Xi'an, comes third in IoM3 Young Person's World Lecture Competition

11 November 2021

Juncheng Fan from QMES (Queen Mary Engineering School, Xi'an) came third in IoM3 Young Person's World Lecture Competition. The competition is run by the Institute of Materials, Minerals and Mining (IoM3) every year with students competing through regional and then national finals. Juncheng's presentation … [more]


June 2021

Science & Engineering Summer Research Interns and supervisory team

Science & Engineering Summer Research Internships for BAME Undergraduate Students in SEMS

14 June 2021

As part of the Science & Engineering Faculty’s mission to transfer horizons for all students, the School Management Team are delighted to report that SEMS have won four S&E Summer Research Internships for BAME Undergraduate Students. Following a rigorous selection process examining the quality of the … [more]

Liz Tanner

Liz Tanner joins Discover Materials Advisory Board

14 June 2021

The Discover Materials initative (https://www.discovermaterials.uk) is a collaboration of ten UK Materials Departments or Schools with the Henry Royce Institute for Advanced Materials in Manchester. Discover Materials will formally launch in Summer 2021 and its aim is encourage more people to think about materials as a subject … [more]

Haixue Yan

Congratulations to Haixue Yan FIMMM

10 June 2021

Today Haixue Yan from the Materials Division became a Fellow of the Institute of Materials, Minerals and Mining (FIMM). This honour is based on both his work in QMUL but also his time in industry in China before he became a PhD student. He joins six other members of … [more]


May 2021

Liz Tanner

Liz Tanner becomes Editor in Chief of Journal of Engineering in Medicine.

24 May 2021

From 1st July 2021, Prof Liz Tanner will take over as Editor in Chief of Journal of Engineering in Medicine, Part H of the Proceedings of the Institution of Mechanical Engineers.  Liz takes over from Professor Tony Unsworth FREng of Durham University has edited the journal for over 28 years … [more]


December 2020

Professor Liz Tanner

Liz Tanner elected Secretary of International College of Biomaterials Fellows

4 December 2020

On Friday 4th December the new Council of the International College of Fellows in Biomaterials Science and Engineering meet. This Council will lead worldwide activity in Biomaterials for the next 4 years. Activities will include student exchanges, debates at congresses and supporting the run up to 2024 World Biomaterials Congress in South … [more]


September 2020

James Busfield FREng

James Busfield elected to Royal Academy of Engineering

22 September 2020

The Royal Academy of Engineering has announced the 50 new Fellows of the Royal Academy of Engineering (FREng) and 3 International Fellows. James Busfield, Professor of Materials, Director of Industrial Engagement in the School of Engineering and Material Science and Yang Hao (School of Electronic Engineering and Computer Science) have been elected. … [more]


August 2020

Professor Gleb Sukhorukov

Gleb Sukhorukov's H-index reaches 100

31 August 2020

One measure of the impact of an academic's research is to count the number of citations. Citations refect who thinks our work is of interest and worth referencing. One common measure of this is to use the h-index which is defined as the maximum value of h such that the … [more]


March 2020

New date announced

New date for World Biomaterials Congress 2020 announced

31 March 2020

The World Biomaterials Congress with Liz Tanner as a member of the Executive Committee has been postponed from May to December 2020 due to Covid-19. The new dates are Thursday 11th December to Wednesday 16th December. The programme will be similar but there will be new events announced nearer the time. [more]


December 2019

Liz presents plans for 2020

Planning Meeting for World Biomaterials Congress

4 December 2019

On 3 and 4 December the Executive Committee, Liz Tanner, Lucy Di Silvio King's and Nicholas Dunne Dublin City University for the 2020 World Biomaterials Congress meet in Glasgow. We have received over 2,800 abstracts with spaces for 1,200 Oral presentations so have offered the remainder Poster Presentations. The e-mails should be sent before Christmas … [more]


September 2019

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Professor Wen Wang elected FREng

30 September 2019

Professor Wen Wang has been elected a Fellow of the Royal Academy of Engineering today. This is as: Wen Wang is distinguished for his insightful achievements in cardiovascular bioengineering, specifically in biofluid mechanics related to the molecular lining of blood vessels and the transport of fluid and solutes across the … [more]


August 2019

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Liz Tanner gives Lecture in Sichuan University

21 August 2019

While in China to present the 11th World Biomaterials Congress 2020 to the Chinese Society for Biomaterials, Liz Tanner also visited Professor Zhang Xingdong (former Research Visitor to the Department of Materials) at Sichuan University and gave a lecture entitled "Composite Materials for Bone Augmentation". [more]


July 2019

Liz Tanner talks to Valentines High School

10 July 2019

As part of a day of talks for the first year A Level students at Valentines High School Gant's Hill, Liz Tanner talked about Materials and Biomaterials at university and beyond.


April 2019

Mock circulatory system used to demonstrate targetted drug delivery

SEMS researchers demonstrate targeted drug delivery at TeenTech London

3 April 2019

SEMS researchers demonstrated a working model of drug delivery using magnetic nanoparticles at a TeenTech event in The Emirates Stadium. The event was attended by several hundred of school children who had the opportunity to engage in hands-on activities. SEMS researchers used a mock circulatory system to demonstrate how drugs … [more]


March 2019

Moresche's Poster from the ILF

Moresche Bartley wins the best MSc student Poster Award

13 March 2019

Moresche Bartley won the best MSc student prize at the 2019 Industrial Liaison Forum in SEMS for her poster called, "An in vitro study of myocyte and fibroblast co-culture response to degraded Mg alloy". Her project is being supervised by Prof. Liz Tanner [more]


February 2019

Women in STEM committee after the talk

Liz talks at Bristol University Women in STEM event

5 February 2019

On Tuesday 5th February Liz Tanner gave a talk in the Senate House at Bristol University to the student's Women in STEM society as part of the Women in Conversation week of talks. A lively discussion afterwards with enthusiastic students from first year undergraduates to PhD students. [more]


November 2018

View of the altar waiting for the service to start

Liz Tanner attends Service to celebrate Year of Engineering

22 November 2018

Liz Tanner was one of the 2000 guests at the ecumenical "National Service to Celebrate the Year of Engineering" held at Westminster Abbey. The address was given by Dame Anne Dowling OM DBDE FRS FREng President of the Royal Academy of Engineering. One of the lessons was read by Chris Grayling, … [more]


September 2018

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Liz Tanner Returns to QMUL

17 September 2018

After just over 11 years at the University of Glasgow, Liz Tanner has returned to School of Engineering and Materials Science to become the first Bonfield Professor of Biomedical Materials. Liz's first job was as a post doc in Bill Bonfield's Biomaterials Group, before the foundation of the IRC in Biomedical … [more]