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Dr Hasmik Jasmine Samvelyan is Research Fellow in osteoarthritis at University of Brighton and Fellow of The Higher Education Academy (Advance HE, UK).
Her expertise lies in utilizing cellular, molecular and in vivo approaches to study musculoskeletal ageing. Dr Samvelyan began her career pursuing a PhD with Professor Tim Skerry and Professor John Mathers at the Medical Research Centre - Versus Arthritis Centre for Integrated Research into Musculoskeletal Ageing (CIMA) at The University of Sheffield and Newcastle University on the area of interactions of hormonal and mechanical stimuli on the skeleton, a subject with the relevance and potential impact on bone pathologies including osteoporosis. She was awarded for a postgraduate internship with Professor Matthew Warman at Department of Genetics, Harvard Medical School.
Dr Samvelyan is a recipient of prestigeous New Investigator Award 2019 from the Bone Research Society and British Orthopaedic Research Society and Travel Award 2020 from the European Calcified Tissue Society.
Dr Samvelyan completed BSc (honours) degree in Biomedical Science with the Sheffield Graduate Award at The University of Sheffield in 2013. Before pursuing a PhD, Dr Samvelyan was awarded Master of Research (MRes, Distinction) in Musculoskeletal Ageing at the Medical Research Council - Versus Arthritis Centre for Integrated Research into Musculoskeletal Ageing (CIMA) at The University of Sheffield, Newcastle University and University of Liverpool in 2014. In this innovative graduate training programme, she studied the effects of ageing on musculoskeletal system to identify interventions that reduce deleterious effects of ageing on the skeleton.
Approach to teaching
Dr Samvelyan attained Postgraduate Certificate in Learning, Teaching and Assessment Practice in Higher Education accredited by the Staff and Educational Development Association (SEDA). She has achieved the status of Fellow of the Higher Education Academy (FHEA) in recognition of attainment against the UK Professional Standards Framework for teaching and learning support in higher education. She embraces student-centred, research-based and enhancement-led constructivist approach to learning, teaching and assessment practice.
Dr Samvelyan is supervising the research projects of both undergraduate Biomedical Science, Medicine and postgraduate Master's and doctoral students.
Sep 2019 → Aug 2020
Award Date: 5 Oct 2020
PhD, University of Sheffield
Oct 2014 → 7 Jun 2018
Award Date: 28 Aug 2018
Master, University of Sheffield
Oct 2013 → Aug 2014
Bachelor, University of Sheffield
Sep 2010 → Aug 2013
Enhanced Associate Research Fellow, University of Edinburgh1 Jan 2020 → …
Research output: Contribution to journal › Literature review