• 250 Citations
  • 5 h-Index

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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.

Research Expertise and Interests

Biodegradable and sustainable fibres


Incorporation of active molecules within fibres

Sustainable coloration

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Research Output

  • 250 Citations
  • 5 h-Index
  • 8 Article
  • 2 Chapter
  • 1 Patent

Finishing Processes and Recent Developments

Hewitt, A. & Hebden, A., 8 Aug 2019, Fibres to Smart Textiles: Advances in Manufacturing, Technologies, and Applications. Patnaik, A. & Patnaik, S. (eds.). Boca Raton: CRC Press, p. 201-220 20 p. (Textile Institute Professional Publications).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

  • Kinetic analysis of cellulose acetate/cellulose II hybrid fiber formation by alkaline hydrolysis

    Tulos, N., Harbottle, D., Hebden, A., Goswami, P. & Blackburn, R. S., 6 Mar 2019, In : ACS Omega. 4, 3, p. 4936-4942 7 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Open Access
  • Composite Fibre

    Goswami, P., Smith, T., Hebden, A. & Russell, S. J., 13 Apr 2017, IPC No. D01F 1/04 (2006.01), D01F 1/10 (2006.01), D01F 6/70 (2006.01), D01D 5/00 (2006.01), Patent No. WO2017060709 A1, Priority date 6 Oct 2016, Priority No. PCT/GB2016/053112

    Research output: Patent

    Open Access
  • Fabric Finishing

    Hebden, A. & Goswami, P., 21 Nov 2017, Textile and Clothing Design Technology. Cassidy, T. & Goswami, P. (eds.). CRC Press, p. 357-374

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

    Single Step Assembly of Biomolecule-loaded Sub-micron Polysulfone Fibers

    Ghorani, B., Russell, S. J., Hebden, A. & Goswami, P., 1 Feb 2017, In : Textile Reseach Journal. 87, 3, p. 340-350 11 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  • 3 Citations (Scopus)