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Ms Julia Barkans

Profile summary

Professional biography

Head of Laboratory Facilities in the Faculty of Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics I work with the Associate Dean (Research & Scholarship), the Associate Dean (Enterprise & External Affairs) and the Schools Directors of Research in the strategic development of the Faculty's facilities.

Responsibilities extend to budget management, line management and liaison with internal and external stakeholders.

I am the Open University Biological Safety Advisor and a Biosafety Practitioner (ISTR)


Membership of Professional Bodies

The Institute of Science and Technology

The Institution of Occupational Safety and Health

The Institute of Safety in Technology and Research Biosafety Practitioner


Research interests

Allergy and Clinical Immunology


Predictive Value of Biomarkers for Normal and Pathological Ageing in a Rat Model (2015-12-19)
Stramek, A.; Wassif, W.; Evans, K.; Barkans, J. and MacQueen, H. A.
International Journal of Food Science, Nutrition and Dietetics, S3, Article 3 (pp. 16-22)