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Dr Alison Halliday

After completing an undergraduate degree in Biochemistry & Genetics at Sheffield University, Alison was awarded a PhD in Human Molecular Genetics at the University of Newcastle. She carried out five years as a Senior Postdoctoral Research Fellow at UCL, investigating the genes involved in a childhood obesity syndrome. Moving into science communications, she spent ten years at Cancer Research UK engaging the public about the charity’s work. She now specialises in writing about research across the life sciences, medicine and health.

Blogs by Author
18 Jan 2021
Analytical Chemistry, Cool Science
Forensic Toxicological Analysis Of Cannabinoids In Blood
Dr Alison Halliday

Blood test

Drug tests
14 Dec 2020
Science of the Future, Analytical Chemistry
Developing Batteries Powered by Human Urine 
Dr Alison Halliday

Electricity

Electricity
23 Nov 2020
Clinical & Pharma, Analytical Chemistry
Improving the Treatment of Diabetic Foot Infections
Dr Alison Halliday

Feet

Feet
16 Nov 2020
Analytical Chemistry
Does The Type Of Wine Fermentation Vessel Matter?
Dr Alison Halliday

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Wine drinkers
9 Nov 2020
DNA Testing
12 Oct 2020
Clinical & Pharma
Printing Personalised Medical Cannabis Products
Dr Alison Halliday

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cropped view of doctor in white coat writing isolated on white
5 Oct 2020
Analytical Chemistry, Science of the Future
Can Microscopic Needles Help Treat Skin Cancer?
Dr Alison Halliday

Treatment mesotrrapii with the use of micro needle roller

Treatment mesotrrapii with the use of micro needle roller
21 Sep 2020
Analytical Chemistry, Environment & Sustainability
Turning Mushrooms into Versatile Materials
Dr Alison Halliday

Mushrooms

Mushrooms