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Dr Anna Wilson goes to IFATS

RAFT’s Dr Anna Wilson will be attending the annual meeting of the International Federation for Adipose Therapeutics & Science (IFATS) in New York City from the 21-14 November. Much of the conference will be dedicated to enriched fat grafting, bone regeneration and wound healing – all projects that RAFT is working on. Anna’s speciality at […]

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Nobody's perfect

One of my favourite comedy films is the ‘Some like it hot’. In the very last scene, Jack Lemmon’s character – Jerry – who has been masquerading as a woman to escape some 1920s gangsters, is explaining to Joe E Brown character -Osgood Fielding III – why he can’t marry him. As each excuse is

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Letting go

I was reading an article in Management Today entitled “How to be a better boss”. As a boss, I am constantly striving to be the best boss I can be and am always learning from others. According to Management Today, one of the hallmarks of a good manager is the capacity to let go –

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Marriage, not the wedding

As you can imagine, I’ve been to a lot of weddings in my life. Small weddings, large weddings, weddings for second marriages (and third) – weddings in the UK and weddings abroad. One of the things that I have become good at over the years is being able to predict at a wedding – with

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For those of you old enough to remember the 1985 film – The Jewel of the Nile – you may remember the film’s theme song “When the going gets tough, the tough get going” which became a number 1 hit for singer, Billy Ocean Interestingly whilst the film has probably been forgotten or is unknown

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RAFT presents in Cardiff

Conferences play a major role in the development of a scientist’s career, writes Vaibhav Sharma, RAFT researcher and UCL PhD student. They might sound tedious and boring but at the end of the day their importance cannot be denied. I was fortunate enough to attend the Tissue & Cell Engineering Society (TCES) 2013 conference at

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