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I am open to PhD applications in the fields of: - Bioresorbable Biomaterials, processing, evaluation and optimising - Tissue Scaffold fabrication methods - Orthopaedic fixation devices - Biodegradable polymers

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Accelerated degradation behaviour of poly(epsilon-caprolactone) via melt blending with poly(aspartic acid-co-lactide) (PAL)

Little, U., Buchanan, F., Harkin-Jones, E., McCaigue, M., Farrar, D. & Dickson, G., Feb 2009, In : Polymer Degradation and Stability. 94, 2, p. 213-220 8 p.

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26 Citations (Scopus)
30 Citations (Scopus)
3 Downloads (Pure)

Analysis of variables influencing the accelerated ageing behaviour of Ultra-High molecular weight Polyethylene (UHMWPE)

Lu, S., Orr, J. & Buchanan, F., 2002, In : Polymer Testing. 21 No 6, 6, p. 623-631 9 p.

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20 Citations (Scopus)
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3 Citations (Scopus)

Application of MIE theory to opacification of zircon glazes.

Buchanan, F., 1998, In : British Ceramic Transactions. 97 no 2, 2, p. 83-86 4 p.

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6 Citations (Scopus)
3 Citations (Scopus)

A Study on the Rate of Degradation of the Bioabsorbable Polymer Polyglycolic Acid (PGA).

Shawe, S., Buchanan, F., Harkin-Jones, E. & Farrar, D., Aug 2006, In : Journal of Materials Science. 41, 15, p. 4832-4838 7 p.

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21 Citations (Scopus)

A UV-Vis Spectroscopic Method for Monitoring of Additive Particle Properties during Polymer Compounding

Whitaker, D. A., Buchanan, F., Billham, M. & McAfee, M., 15 Mar 2018, In : Polymer Testing. 67

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1 Citation (Scopus)
160 Downloads (Pure)
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16 Citations (Scopus)
278 Downloads (Pure)

Biocompatibility of Calcium Phosphate Bone Cement with Optimised Mechanical Properties: An In Vivo Study

Palmer, I., Nelson, J., Schatton, W., Dunne, N. J., Buchanan, F. & Clarke, S. A., 14 Dec 2016, In : Journal of Materials Science: Materials in Medicine. 27, 191, 10 p.

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9 Citations (Scopus)
354 Downloads (Pure)

Blueprints for the Next Generation of Bioinspired and Biomimetic Mineralised Composites for Bone Regeneration

Walsh, P., Matthew Julius, Clarke, S., Fee, K. & Buchanan, F., 20 Aug 2018, In : Marine Drugs. p. 288 14 p.

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4 Citations (Scopus)
174 Downloads (Pure)

Calcium phosphate bioceramic derived from mineralised red algae for bone tissue application by low temperature exchange

Walsh, P., Buchanan, F., Walker, G., Dring, M. & Maggs, C., Jun 2008, In : TISSUE ENGINEERING PART A. 14, p. 707-707 1 p.

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Comparative Characterisation of 3-D Hydroxyapatite Scaffolds Developed via Replication of Synthetic Polymer Foams and Natural Marine Sponges

Cunningham, E., Dunne, N., Clarke, S., Choi, S. Y., Walker, G., Wilcox, R., Unger, R. E., Buchanan, F. & Kirkpatrick, C. J., 22 Jul 2011, In : Journal of Tissue Science & Engineering. S1, 001, p. 1-9 9 p.

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Controlled degradation of the bioresorable polymer polycaprolactone

Little, U., Dickson, G., Buchanan, F., Jones, E. H. & Farrar, D., 2007, In : Abstracts Of Papers Of The American Chemical Society. 233

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116 Citations (Scopus)

Degradation of poly-L-lactide. Part2 : increased temperature accelerated degradation

Weir, N. A., Buchanan, F., Orr, J., Dickson, G. R. & Farrar, D. F., Jul 2004, In : Proceedings of the Institution of Mechanical Engineers, Part H: Journal of Engineering in Medicine. 218 (5), 5, p. 321-330 10 p.

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100 Citations (Scopus)

Designs from the deep: Marine organisms for bone tissue engineering

Clarke, S. A., Walsh, P., Maggs, C. A. & Buchanan, F., Nov 2011, In : Biotechnology Advances. 29, 6, p. 610-617 8 p.

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55 Citations (Scopus)
404 Downloads (Pure)

Development of a bovine collagen-apatitic calcium phosphate cement for potential fracture treatment through vertebroplasty

O'Hara, R. M., Orr, J. F., Buchanan, F. J., Wilcox, R. K., Barton, D. C. & Dunne, N. J., Nov 2012, In : Acta Biomaterialia. 8, 11, p. 4043-4052 10 p.

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32 Citations (Scopus)

Development of calcium phosphate cement for the augmentation of traumatically fractured porcine specimens using vertebroplasty

Tarsuslugil, S. M., O'Hara, R. M., Dunne, N. J., Buchanan, F. J., Orr, J. F., Barton, D. C. & Wilcox, R. K., 22 Feb 2013, In : Journal of Biomechanics. 46, 4, p. 711-715

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23 Citations (Scopus)
152 Downloads (Pure)

Development of composite tissue scaffolds containing naturally sourced mircoporous hydroxyapatite

Kusmanto, F., Walker, G., Gan, Q., Walsh, P., Buchanan, F., Dickson, G., McCaigue, M., Maggs, C. & Dring, M., 01 Jun 2008, In : Chemical Engineering Journal. 139, 2, p. 398-407 10 p.

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38 Citations (Scopus)

Development Of Composite Tissue Scaffolds Containing Naturally Sourced Mircoporous Hydroxy-Apatite

Kusmanto, F., Walker, G., Gan, Q., Walsh, P., Buchanan, F., Dickson, G., McCaigue, M., Maggs, C. & Dring, M., 2008, In : Chemical Engineering Journal. 139, p. 398-407 10 p.

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38 Citations (Scopus)
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7 Citations (Scopus)
113 Downloads (Pure)

Effects of Heat Treatment on the Mechanical and Degradation Properties of 3D-Printed Calcium-Sulphate-Based Scaffolds

Zhou, Z., Mitchell, C. A., Buchanan, F. J. & Dunne, N. J., 2013, In : ISRN Biomaterials. 2013, 10 p., 750720.

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297 Downloads (Pure)
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11 Citations (Scopus)
314 Downloads (Pure)
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144 Downloads (Pure)

Experimental and Computational Approach Investigating Burst Fracture Augmentation Using PMMA and Calcium Phosphate Cements

Tarsuslugil, S. M., O'Hara, R. M., Dunne, N. J., Buchanan, F. J., Orr, J. F., Barton, D. C. & Wilcox, R. K., Apr 2014, In : Annals of Biomedical Engineering. 42, 4, p. 751-762 12 p.

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9 Citations (Scopus)
233 Downloads (Pure)
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39 Downloads (Pure)

Hydroxyapatite bone substitutes developed via replication of natural marine sponges

Cunningham, E., Dunne, N., Walker, G., Maggs, C., Wilcox, R. & Buchanan, F., Aug 2010, In : Journal of Materials Science: Materials in Medicine. 21 (8), 8, p. 2255-2261 7 p.

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Identification of a suitable sterilisation method for collagen derived from a marine Demosponge

Palmer, I., Clarke, S. A., Nelson, J., Schatton, W., Dunne, N. J. & Buchanan, F., 2012, In : International Journal of Nano and Biomaterials. 4, 2, p. 148-163 16 p.

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7 Citations (Scopus)
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17 Citations (Scopus)

Influence of packaging conditions on the properties of gamma irradiated UHMWPE following accelerated ageing.

Buchanan, F., May 1999, In : Biomaterials. 20, 9, p. 823-837 15 p.

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37 Citations (Scopus)

Interlaboratory Reproducibility of Standard Accelerated aging Methods for Oxidation of UHMWPE

Buchanan, F., 2001, In : Biomaterials. 22 (13), 13, p. 1731-1737 7 p.

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45 Citations (Scopus)

Interlaboratory studies on in vitro test methods for estimating in vivo resorption of calcium phosphate ceramics

Ito, A., Sogo, Y., Yamazaki, A., Aizawa, M., Osaka, A., Hayakawa, S., Kikuchi, M., Yamashita, K., Tanaka, Y., Tadokoro, M., Ágata de Sena, L., Buchanan, F., Ohgushi, H. & Bohner, M., 2015, In : Acta Biomaterialia. 25, p. 347-355

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12 Citations (Scopus)
223 Downloads (Pure)

Interlaboratory Studies to Determine Optimal Methods for Measuring the Oxidation of UHMWPE

Buchanan, F., 2001, In : Biomaterials. 22(21), p. 2875-2881 7 p.

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Interlaboratory validation of Oxidation-Index measurement methods for UHMWPE after long-term shelf aging.

Kurtz, S. M., Muratoglu, O. K., Gsell, R., Greer, K., Shen, F. W., Cooper, C., Buchanan, F., Spiegelberg, S., Yau, S. S. & Edidin, A. A., 2002, In : Journal of Biomedical Materials Research. 63 (1), 1, p. 15-23 9 p.

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20 Citations (Scopus)

Irradiation of bioresorbable biomaterials for controlled surface degradation

Simpson, M., Gilmore, B. F., Miller, A., Helt-Hansen, J. & Buchanan, F. J., 2014, In : Radiation Physics and Chemistry. 94, p. 211-216 6 p.

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6 Citations (Scopus)
215 Downloads (Pure)

Low-pressure synthesis and characterisation of hydroxyapatite derived from mineralise red algae

Walsh, P., Buchanan, F., Dring, M., Maggs, C., Bell, S. & Walker, G., 15 Mar 2008, In : Chemical Engineering Journal. 137, 1, p. 173-179 7 p.

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41 Citations (Scopus)

Low Temperature Gamma Sterilisation of a Bioresorbable Polymer, PLGA

Davison, L., Themistou, E., Buchanan, F. & Cunningham, E., 13 Sep 2017, In : Radiation Physics and Chemistry. p. 1-9

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5 Citations (Scopus)
304 Downloads (Pure)

MEASUREMENT OF MOLECULAR ORIENTATION ON UHMWPE SOCKETS USING FTIR

Davey, S. M., Orr, J., Buchanan, F., Nixon, J. R. & Bennett, D., 2004, In : Strain: International Journal for Strain Management. 40, p. 203-210 8 p.

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12 Citations (Scopus)

Microabrasion : A novel method to assess surface degradation of UHMWPE following sterilisation and ageing

Buchanan, F. & Shipway, P., 01 Jan 2002, In : Biomaterials. 23(1), 1, p. 93-100 8 p.

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27 Citations (Scopus)

Optimisation of the mechanical and handling properties of an injectable calcium phosphate cement

O'Hara, R., Buchanan, F., Orr, J., Wilcox, R., Barton, D. & Dunne, N., Aug 2010, In : Journal of Materials Science: Materials in Medicine. 21 (8), p. 2299-2305 7 p.

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24 Citations (Scopus)

Osteogenic cell response to 3-D hydroxyapatite scaffolds developed via replication of natural marine sponges

Clarke, S. A., Choi, S. Y., McKechnie, M., Burke, G., Dunne, N., Walker, G., Cunningham, E. & Buchanan, F., Feb 2016, In : Journal of Materials Science: Materials in Medicine. 27, 2, p. 1-11 11 p.

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8 Citations (Scopus)
290 Downloads (Pure)

Performance of calcium deficient hydroxyapatite-polyglycolic acid composites: An in vitro study

Dunne, N., Jack, V., O'Hara, R., Farrar, D. & Buchanan, F., Aug 2010, In : Journal of Materials Science: Materials in Medicine. 21 , 8, p. 2263-2270

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14 Citations (Scopus)
102 Citations (Scopus)