• University of Huddersfield
    HD1 3DH

    United Kingdom

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Last updated 17th April 2024


Dr Hebden completed his PhD in chemotherapy drug design. He is currently employed as a research fellow on the Grow Med Tech (GMT) project a collaboration between six universities in the region.. This role has seen him working at the interface between textiles and chemical biology as part of work aimed at providing sustained release therapeutic drugs via degradable devices. He is a member of the recently established Technical Textiles Research Centre within the University and externally is a member of EDANA’s Regulatory & Chemical Management Working Group.

Expertise related to UN Sustainable Development Goals

In 2015, UN member states agreed to 17 global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure prosperity for all. This person’s work contributes towards the following SDG(s):

  • SDG 3 - Good Health and Well-being
  • SDG 6 - Clean Water and Sanitation
  • SDG 7 - Affordable and Clean Energy
  • SDG 9 - Industry, Innovation, and Infrastructure
  • SDG 12 - Responsible Consumption and Production
  • SDG 14 - Life Below Water

Research Expertise and Interests

  • Biodegradable and sustainable fibres
  • Electrospinning
  • Incorporation of active molecules within fibres
  • Sustainable coloration


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