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Loughborough University Vice Chancellor Lectureships Awarded to Centre Researchers
The Lectureship call was an open invitation for applicants to any department, for any research area. Mark and Liz were among some 1,650 applicants and succeeded following a four stage interview process. Dr Ratcliffe worked as part of the EPSRC Centre for Innovative Manufacturing in Regenerative Medicine before being awarded an Impact Acceleration Award fellowship through the LU Enterprise Office applying her bioengineering and cell culture automation expertise to synthetic biology. Dr McCall undertook his PhD research within the Centre for Biological Engineering as part of the aligned Doctoral Training Centre in Regenerative Medicine before being awarded an Impact Acceleration Award fellowship through the LU Enterprise Office working on novel bioreactor technology and commercially focused process development with industry. Mark will remain part of the Wolfson School of Mechanical, Manufacturing and Electrical Engineering, whilst Liz will join the Chemical Engineering department. Both will begin their new roles in early 2016.