Prof Molly Stevens is elected into the National Academy of Engineering
Friday, February 08, 2019
Prof Molly Stevens has been elected a Foreign Member of the National Academy of Engineering for her work on materials-based approaches to tissue regeneration and biosensing. Election to the National Academy of Engineering is among the highest professional distinctions accorded to an engineer, and Molly was one of only 18 Foreign Members to be elected in 2019.
[National Academy of Engineering press release] [Imperial news highlight]
Category: Prof Stevens News
Molly Stevens co-organises ‘Delivering novel therapies in the 21st century’
Thursday, October 25, 2018
Molly Stevens co-organised the event ‘Delivering novel therapies in the 21st century’ held at the Royal Society on October 24-25 2018. The event included internationally recognised speakers who discussed recent scientific advances in therapeutic modalities and delivery.
[BBC Radio 4 Highlight]
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Raman spectroscopy protocol analyses individual nanoparticles published in Nature Communications
Monday, October 15, 2018
The Stevens Group’s latest Nature Communications article entitled “Single Particle Automated Raman Trapping Analysis" reports on how Raman spectroscopy can be exploited to analyse nanoparticles on a single particle basis, without the need for labelling steps or sequential imaging steps, using a technique called SPARTATM. Stevens Group members Jelle Penders, Isaac Pence, Conor Horgan, Mads Bergholt, Chris Wood, Adrian Najer, Ulrike Kauscher and Anika Nagelkerke all contributed in a terrific team effort. Well done!
Molly Stevens is awarded the Rosalind Franklin Medal and Prize
Wednesday, July 11, 2018
The Institute of Physics (IOP) has awarded Molly Stevens with the Rosalind Franklin Medal and Prize for her contributions to ground-breaking and influential advances in the engineering of bioinspired materials for regenerative medicine and biosensing applications – and their translation into industrial development and medical deployment.
Molly Stevens appointed by Prime Minister as Scientist Trustee of the National Gallery
Monday, July 02, 2018
Molly Stevens celebrates 10 years as Full Professor
Friday, May 25, 2018
Prof Molly Stevens celebrated 10 years as a Full Professor at Imperial College with a lecture, entitled “Materials-based adventures in bioengineering: engineering organs and detecting disease earlier”, on 25 May 2018.
Prof Stevens became a full Professor in 2008, only 4 years after joining Imperial College in 2004, as one of the youngest Professors in Imperial’s history. Her Inaugural Lecture was delivered to a packed audience of >400 invited guests, including collaborators, colleagues, alumni, current group members and family. Over 100 alumni travelled from all around the world to attend the event.
Stevens showcased numerous exciting outcomes from her research programme, covering areas from materials-based innovations, regenerative medicine, biology, medicine, to biosensing and diagnostic technologies.
Manuscript published in Science
Friday, May 04, 2018
In the most recent issue of Science, our article entitled “Fractal-like hierarchical organization of bone begins at the nanoscale” is led by former Stevens Group postdoc Dr Natalie Reznikov in collaboration with the group of Prof Roland Kroger at York. This report shows how the fractal organisation of bone was elucidated using state-of-the-art high resolution imaging techniques.
[C&EN highlight] [Imperial news highlight] [Discover magazine highlight] [Nanotechweb highlight]
Molly Stevens awarded PTN Medema Lecture Award
Wednesday, April 18, 2018
Molly Stevens has been awarded the Polymer Technology Netherlands Medema Lecture Award in 2018. This honour is awarded annually to a prolific polymer scientist selected by the Polymer Technology Netherlands, the National Dutch Graduate School of Polymer Science and Technology.
Category: Prof Stevens News
UKRMP “Smart Materials” Hub announced
Monday, April 16, 2018
Molly Stevens is Director of the recently awarded UK Regenerative Medicine Platform (UKRMP) "Acellular Materials / Smart Materials - 3D Architecture" Hub. This Smart Materials Hub involves 9 other UK-based Universities and aims towards materials-based approaches that support regenerative therapies. The Hub has been awarded £4 million from the UKRMP and is for 5 years.
Molly Stevens inducted into the AIMBE College of Fellows
Wednesday, April 11, 2018
Molly Stevens has been elected and inducted into the American Institute for Medical and Biological Engineering (AIMBE) College of Fellows. AIMBE’s College of Fellows is comprised of around 1,500 individuals who have made significant contributions to the medical and biological engineering (MBE) community in academia, industry, government, and education.
Molly Stevens is the 2018 recipient of the Marshall R. Urist Award
Tuesday, March 13, 2018
The Orthopaedic Research Society has selected Molly Stevens as the 2018 recipient of the Marshall R. Urist, MD Award in Excellence in Tissue Regeneration Research. The Urist Award honors investigators who have made significant contributions to research in tissue regeneration. The award citation reads that it is presented to Molly Stevens in recognition of her incredible advancements in using a multidisciplinary approach based on physics, engineering, chemistry, biology, medicine and the life sciences to design and develop bio-inspired materials for regenerative medicine.
Molly Stevens wins Harrison Medal from the Royal Pharmaceutical Society
Sunday, September 03, 2017
The Royal Pharmaceutical Society has awarded Molly Stevens the prestigious Harrison Medal, which is awarded every two years to a scientist who has made an outstanding contribution to pharmaceutical science and practice in pharmacy.
Stevens Group wins President’s Award
Wednesday, June 08, 2016
The Stevens Group has been awarded Imperial College’s President’s Award and Medal for Outstanding Research Team for their activities and accomplishments in research!
Prof Molly Stevens receives 2016 Clemson Award for Basic Research
Friday, May 20, 2016
Prof Molly Stevens received the 2016 Clemson Award for Basic Research from the Society for Biomaterials at her Keynote Address at the World Biomaterials Congress 2016 in Montreal, Canada.
Molly Stevens awarded 2016 Clemson Award for Basic Research
Monday, February 01, 2016
The Society of Biomaterials has selected Prof Molly Stevens as winner of the prestigious Clemson Award for Basic Research for 2016! This award recognises the Stevens Group for having contributed to the basic knowledge and understanding of the interaction of materials with tissue.
Prof Molly Stevens and Dr Adam Gormley present at sold out Pint of Science event
Monday, May 19, 2014
Prof Molly Stevens and Stevens Group member and Whitaker Scholar Dr Adam Gormley presented at a Pint of Science event called “Designing Materials to Heal”, which was co-organised by Stevens Group members over three days. Their talks were given at the sold out event, sponsored by BioLegend, Royal Society of Chemistry and the Department of Materials, and focused on Designing Materials to Heal the Body and Targeting Cancer with Engineered Nanomedicines. A special thanks goes to Stevens Group members Maggie Holme, Adam Gormley, Amanda You, Carina Almeida, Coline Jumeaux, Chris Spicer, Alessondra Speidel and Anu Solanki, who did a fantastic job in organising the event along with the other co-organisers!
[Pint of Science]
The Stevens Group is named 2014 Research Group of the Year
Tuesday, May 13, 2014
The Stevens Group has been named the 2014 Research Group of the Year by the European Life Science Awards. The awards recognise the efforts/contributions of those in the life science field, and this award is given to the group that has demonstrated an unparalleled ability of excellence.
Prof Molly Stevens wins Corday-Morgan Prize
Friday, May 09, 2014
Prof Molly Stevens wins the Corday-Morgan Prize from the Royal Society of Chemistry.
[Imperial Press Release]
Prof Molly Stevens is featured in Cell’s 40 under 40
Tuesday, May 06, 2014
Prof Molly Stevens was interviewed for Cell’s 40 under 40 series, which involved 40 leading scientists under the age of 40 discussing their work. In her interview, she highlights some high impact Cell papers, inspirations of the lab, admired scientists as well as some advice for younger scientists interested in working in biology.
Prof Molly Stevens chairs Musculoskeletal Technology Network
Wednesday, April 30, 2014
The Musculoskeletal Technology Network, organised by Drs Niamh Nowlan, Chinmay Gupte and Johnathan Jeffers, was chaired by Prof Molly Stevens on April 30th, 2014. This symposium covered Science, Surgery, Sports and Rehabilitation in 2014.
Category: Prof Stevens News
Prof Molly Stevens chairs MRS Spring Meeting
Friday, April 25, 2014
Prof Molly Stevens has co-chaired the 2014 MRS Spring Meeting and Exhibit with Profs Jose A. Garrido, Sergei V. Kalinin, Edson R. Leite and David Parrillo, which was attended by over 6000 participants. Molly was interviewed by MRS TV to discuss the exciting scientific talks and atmosphere present at the meeting, where several Stevens Group members also presented their work.
Molly Stevens wins the 2013 Karen Burt Memorial Award!
Friday, October 04, 2013
Prof Molly Stevens has been awarded with the 2013 Karen Burt Memorial Award from the Women's Engineering Society. This award celebrates the legacy of Karen Burt, who campaigned to improve the recruitment and retention of women in science and engineering.
[WES Award Announcement] [WES Press Release]
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Molly Stevens appears on Dara Ó Briain’s Science Club!
Sunday, September 01, 2013
Prof Molly Stevens appeared on the BBC2 programme Dara Ó Briain's Science Club episode Invisible Worlds and discussed nanotechnology and regenerative medicine. She presented her innovative materials having applications in bone tissue engineering and explained the possibilities and capabilities of her research for healthcare applications!
[Until 12 September, click here to see the episode on the BBC iPlayer!]
Molly Stevens is elected to the Royal Academy of Engineering
Saturday, July 27, 2013
Prof Molly Stevens is elected to the Royal Academy of Engineering, which recognises her achievements in the area of Engineering and Bioengineering. The Royal Academy of Engineering brings together the country’s most eminent engineers from all disciplines to promote excellence in the science, art and practice of engineering, and the Fellows, elected by invitation only, champion the goals of the Royal Academy of Engineering by continuing their exceptional contributions to engineering.
[Royal Academy of Engineering News Release] [Imperial Press Release]
Prof Stevens speaks at TEDGlobal
Wednesday, June 12, 2013
Prof Molly Stevens was speaker at TEDGlobal as part of their session on Regeneration. A summary of her talk is available on the TED Blog. In addition Prof Stevens is also featured in the TEDGlobal book of scribes, in which TEDGlobal mainstage speakers and talks are represented in graphics drawn live by scribes from Innovation Arts.
Clifford Paterson Lecture given by Prof Stevens at The Royal Society
Friday, April 27, 2012
Prof Stevens gave the Clifford Paterson Lecture at the Royal Society entitled “Regenerating organs and other small challenges”. Professor Stevens was awarded the Clifford Paterson Prize for her significant contributions to the biomedical applications of materials science. The talk describes Prof Stevens’ research and is available to watch at the Royal Society website.
Prof Stevens featured in The Lancet
Saturday, April 21, 2012
Prof Stevens was interviewed for The Lancet by David Holmes for an article entitled “Molly Stevens: material girl”. In the article Prof. Stevens discusses her current research, and the potential health applications of her group’s work.
Prof Stevens presents the lab’s work in BBC4 documentary
Thursday, April 12, 2012
Prof Stevens has appeared on the BBC4 documentary “Plastic: How It Works”, a programme exploring the extraordinary properties of plastics. The programme features bone scaffolds and micro-patterned cell surfaces created by the Stevens group. The documentary is available to watch on BBC iPlayer until May 21st 2012.
Prof Stevens awarded IOM3 Griffith Medal and Prize
Friday, March 30, 2012
Professor Molly Stevens has been awarded the Griffith Medal and Prize 2012 by the Institute of Materials, Minerals and Mining (IOM3). The medal recognises distinguished work which has made, or is making, a notable contribution to any branch of materials science and has been awarded to Prof. Stevens for her outstanding contribution to the field of biomaterials and her consistently significant contributions to science.
Prof Stevens discusses her research in The Independent
Wednesday, March 28, 2012
Prof Molly Stevens has been featured in the Innovations in Medicine supplement by MediaPlanet distributed by The Independent. Prof Stevens features on the cover of the supplement and the feature discusses her new developments in regenerative medicine.
[Click here to read the pdf supplement!]
Prof Stevens awarded EU-40 Prize
Wednesday, February 22, 2012
Congratulations to Professor Molly Stevens who has been awarded the 2012 EU-40 prize from the European Materials Research Society jointly with Prof Francesco Stellacci (EPFL). The award recognises excellence and achievement in the field of materials research by a scientist under 40. The award will be presented at the 2012 Spring Meeting of the European Materials Research Society.
Prof Stevens Interviewed on BBC Radio 4
Tuesday, November 15, 2011
Prof Stevens was interviewed on BBC Radio 4’s “The Life Scientific” with Professor Jim Al-Khalili. To fit within the running time of the programme some of the conversation was cut and I would like to therefore reiterate here added special thanks to the incredible collaborators and research group who make all the advances possible (full details are on this group website). Also Stevens et al, PNAS 2005, would not have been possible without the co-authors from that paper especially Prasad Shastri, Bob Marini, Dirk Schaefer and Bob Langer. Finally the support from my PhD group (the LBSA at Nottingham Uni) has been wonderful throughout my career and the fabulous Prof Martyn Davies was instrumental in supporting my move to MIT.
Prof Molly Stevens invited to give 2011 Wain Medal Lecture
Tuesday, October 11, 2011
Professor Molly Stevens has been invited to give the 2011 Wain Medal Lecture at the University of Kent. This annual medal and award is made to a scientist doing exceptional research at the biology-chemistry interface thereby reflecting the career interest and achievements of the late Professor Louis Wain FRS.
Prof Molly Stevens receives Brian Mercer Feasibility Award
Monday, September 05, 2011
Congratulations to Professor Molly Stevens and Dr Morgan Mager who have been granted a Brian Mercer Feasibility Award by The Royal Society. The award is given to innovative scientists wishing to investigate the feasibility of commercialising an aspect of their research.
Prof Molly Stevens awarded CRS Young Investigator Award
Monday, August 01, 2011
Prof Molly Stevens has been awarded the CRS Young Investigator Award. The award is in recognition of a CRS member under 40 who has made outstanding contributions in the science of controlled release. The prize ceremony and award lecture will take place in Washington.
Prof Molly Stevens awarded Clifford Paterson Prize Lecture
Friday, July 29, 2011
Professor Molly Stevens has been awarded the Clifford Paterson Prize Lecture, to be given in 2012, by the Council of the Royal Society.
Musculoskeletal Technology Network Symposium is a great success
Wednesday, March 09, 2011
The Musculoskeletal Technology Network, of which Prof. Molly Stevens is the chair, held its second Symposium on March 9th. The Symposium was a great success with over 120 attending the multidisciplinary programme of talks.
Prof Molly Stevens named one of the Top 100 Women
Tuesday, March 08, 2011
Professor Molly Stevens has been included in the Top 100 Inspiring Women list under the Science and Medicine category. The list of inspiring women has been put together by The Guardian to celebrate International Women’s Day. Other notables on the list include: Aung San Suu Kyi and Margaret Thatcher (Politics), Oprah Winfrey (Television), Venus Williams (Sport & Adventure) and Madonna (Art, film, music & fashion).
[Articles in The Guardian and the Imperial Reporter]
Prof Molly Stevens co-edits themed issue for Journal of Materials Chemistry and Soft Matter
Thursday, October 21, 2010
Professor Molly Stevens has co-edited a special issue on “Emerging materials for tissue engineering and regenerative medicine: themed issue for Journal of Materials Chemistry and Soft Matter” alongside Prof Khademhosseini from Harvard University. The high impact issue includes articles from many leaders in the field.
[Read the editorial here]
Prof Molly Stevens featured in Wired UK
Thursday, October 07, 2010
Professor Molly Stevens has been featured in Wired UK. The article titled “She Grows Bones” can be found in the November issue.
[Article available on Wired Magazine UK]
Prof Molly Stevens named one of Top 10 UK scientists under 40
Professor Molly Stevens has been ranked number 2 in the Top 10 UK scientists under the age of 40 in The Times 'Eureka' magazine (Issue 13).
Prof Molly Stevens on BBC Radio Today Programme
Thursday, July 01, 2010
Professor Molly M Stevens was on the BBC Radio Today Programme.
[Scientists research human regeneration]
Prof Molly Stevens awarded IOM3 Rosenhain Medal and Prize
Thursday, May 20, 2010
Professor Molly M Stevens has been awarded the IOM3 Rosenhain Medal and Prize 2010. This prize is awarded in recognition of distinguished achievement in any branch of materials science, preference being given to candidates under the age of 40.
[Announcement on IOM3 Website]
The Stevens Group featured in The Observer
Sunday, May 16, 2010
The Stevens Group have been featured in The Observer. The article “Can a body grow its own spare parts?” features an interview with Professor Molly Stevens discussing techniques enabling a damaged heart to repair itself or bone tissue to regenerate.
[Article on The Observer website]
Prof Molly Stevens receives Polymer International–IUPAC Award 2009
Thursday, April 08, 2010
Professor Stevens has won the second Polymer International-IUPAC Award for Creativity in Applied Polymer Science or Polymer Technology for having developed novel approaches to tissue engineering.
[Article on Chemistry International]
Prof Molly Stevens wins Amgen Life Sciences Award
Friday, March 05, 2010
Professor Molly M Stevens won the Amgen Life Sciences Award at the ACES (Academic Enterprise Awards. The judges praised Dr Stevens for transforming “outstanding science” into an materials innovations that have “enormous potential for human health”.
Prof Molly Stevens awarded Jean Leray Award
Friday, May 01, 2009
Prof Molly Stevens has been awarded the Jean Leray Award from the European Society for Biomaterials. She will present her award lecture and receive the award at the 22nd European Conference on Biomaterials in Sep 09 in Lausanne.
[European Society of Biomaterial]
Dr Stevens awarded Technology Strategy Board Grant
Tuesday, July 01, 2008
Dr Molly Stevens awarded Technology Strategy Board grant to support a £1.3 million project on "Cell Therapy" with BioCeramic Therapeutics, Plasticell and Finsbury Orthopaedics.
[Technology Strategy Board]
Interview on BBC Radio 4
Thursday, May 01, 2008
Dr Molly Stevens talks about Tissue Engineering on BBC Radio 4's The Material World.
[BBC 4 Radio Programme Details]
First woman to win Royal Pharmaceutical Society Science Medal
Wednesday, August 01, 2007
Dr Molly Stevens wins Science Medal from the Royal Pharmaceutical Society of Great Britain for her work in regenerative medicine, nanotechnology and tissue transplantation.
[Imperial College News & Events]
Philip Leverhulme Prize
Monday, November 14, 2005
Dr Molly Stevens named amongst top 100 Young Innovators
Monday, September 20, 2004
Dr Molly Stevens has been named in the list of 100 top young innovators (TR100 2004) compiled by Technology Review magazine.
[Imperial College Press Release] [TR100 2004 Highlight] [NanoTechWeb Highlight]