I enjoy disseminating the work of our group to other researchers at scientific conferences and to members of the public at public engagement events. Though I may appear confident when I speak, this a front that I learned to adopt during my two years as a secondary school teacher!

Scientific conferences:

28th-29th Nov 2019, CardiffNetwork for European CNS Transplantation and Restoration (29th NECTAR meeting)

9th-13th Sept 2019, DresdenEuropean Society for Biomaterials (Annual Conference). Dimitri Eigel – Oral presentation, Thursday, 12.09.2019 – 13:15 in session number VIII-OS27 “Polymeric biomaterials 2“. Ben NewlandPoster presentation, Thursday, 12.09.2019 – 14:45 poster number 272

2018, Paris – Ben Newland, Biomaterial Toolbox for Studying Brain Pathology, Function and Repair, Invited talk at the 28th Annual Meeting of the Network for European CNS Transplantation & Restoration (NECTAR)

2018, Antwerp – Ben Newland, An Exploration into the Use of Biomaterials for Cell/Tissue Culture and Transplantation, Invited talk at the meeting held by the Belgian Society of Cell and Developmental Biology and the Royal Belgian Society for Microscopy

2018, Maastricht – Ben Newland, D. Eigel, P. B. Welzel, C. Werner. A Cryogel Toolbox for Cell Culture and Ex Vivo Tissue Manipulation. Oral Presentation and poster presentation (Dimitri Eigel) at the European Society for Biomaterials (ESB)

2018, Heidelberg – Dimitri Eigel. Microscale cryogels as devices for focal therapeutic delivery. Poster Presentation at the EMBL Conference: Microfluidics

2018, Manchester – Ben Newland. Soft and Flexible Poly (ethylene glycol) Nanotubes for Local Drug Delivery, Oral Presentation at the NanoMED 5th International Conference on Nanotechnology in Medicine

2018, London – Ben Newland. Invited as a panel member for discussion with Wellcome Trust PhD Students

2017, Osnabrück – Ben Newland. Polymer Nanotubes for Anti-Cancer Drug Delivery, Invited talk at the University of Osnabrück (invited by Prof. Martin Steinhart)

Public engagement:

2019, Cardiff – Ben Newland. Pint of Science, public lecture in the Tiny Rebel pub about the work we do on cell transplantation

2018, Cardiff – Ben Newland. Can Biomaterials Play a Role in Parkinson’s research? Invited talk to a lay audience, Parkinson’s UK Research Afternoon

2015, Cardiff – Ben Newland. The Use of Biomaterials for Cell Therapy in Parkinson’s, Invited talk to a lay audience, Parkinson’s UK Research Afternoon