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Anne Lama

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20122016
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Personal profile

Biography

She joined the University of Northampton, in 2014 to work with the Institute for Creative Leather Technologies (ICLT) team.

Teaching Interests

Subject leader for Leather

  • Programme Leader for BSc (Hons) Leather

Module leader and teaching on the following modules:

  • LEA2001 (Leather Technology 2)
  • LEA3001 (Leather Technology 3)
  • LEA3005 (Leather Manufacture and Sustainability)
  • LEAM024 (Advanced Leather Processing)
  • LEAM020 (Sustainable Manufacture Within the Leather Industry)

Anne also contributes towards co-ordinating and running short courses organised at the ICLT.

Research Interests

Anne’s research interest is sustainability within the leather industry. She is currently working with UNIDO to create an e-learning module focusing on sustainable leather manufacture for tannery profession at the Kanpur Unnao Leather Cluster Company (KLC) – India.

She is also interested in historic and archaeological leather research. She is supervising a PhD project (leather technology in the pharaohnic period) in conjunction with the British Museum funded by the Art and Humanities Research Council.  

Education/Academic qualification

Bachelor, University of Dhaka

Master

PhD

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Research Output 2012 2016

Feasibility of ultrafast picosecond laser cleaning of soiling on historical leather buckles

Elnaggar, A., Fitzsimons, P., Lama, A., Fletcher, Y., Antunes, P. & Watkins, K. G., 10 Oct 2016, In : Heritage Science. 4, 30, p. 1-9

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Open Access
leather
cleaning
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vegetables

Improving biodegradability of vegetable tanned leather

Lama, A., Miller, N. & Flowers, K., 30 Nov 2016, World Leather, 29, 6, p. 28-29 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to specialist publication types MagazineResearch

vegetable
tannin
composting
waste disposal
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Over 140 Years of Change

Lama, A., 1 Jul 2016, Leather International, 218 , 4862, p. 35-36 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to specialist publication types MagazineResearch

sustainability
leather
leather industry

Methods of isolation and identification of pathogenic and potential pathogenic bacteria from skins and tannery effluents

Lama, A., Bates, M. P., Covington, A. D., Allen, S. C. H. & Antunes, A. P. M., 1 Feb 2013, In : Journal of the American Leather Chemists Association. 108, 2, p. 48-62 15 p., 2.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Open Access
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tannery effluents
isolation techniques
skin (animal)
effluents
bacteria

Survival and growth of Bacillus cereus, Pseudomonas aeruginosa and Staphylococcus aureus in extreme environments present during the early stages of a conventional leather making process

Lama, A., Allen, S. C. H., Attenburrow, G. E., Bates, M. P., Covington, A. D. & Antunes, A. P. M., 1 Jun 2012, In : Journal of American Leather Chemists Association. 107, 6, p. 186-195 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Open Access
skin
bacterium
environmental conditions
chromium
manufacturing

Activities 2011 2017

  • 3 Oral presentation

Sustainability with the Leather Industry: A Review of Changes over the last 100 Years

Anne Lama (Speaker), Jeanette Casey (Speaker)
2 Sep 2017

Activity: Academic Talks or PresentationsOral presentationResearch

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Sustainability within the leather industry – Past 100 years

Anne Lama (Speaker)
16 Jun 2016

Activity: Academic Talks or PresentationsOral presentationResearch

File

Methods of isolation and identification of pathogenic and potential pathogenic bacteria from animal skins and tannery effluents

Anne Lama (Speaker), Geoff E Attenburrow (Speaker), Margaret Patricia Bates (Speaker), Anthony D Covington (Speaker), Stuart C H Allen (Speaker), Ana Paula Antunes (Speaker)
30 Oct 2011

Activity: Academic Talks or PresentationsOral presentationResearch

Thesis

The impact of the leather manufacturing process on bacterial growth

Author: Lama, A., 2010

Supervisor: Antunes, P. (Supervisor)

Student thesis: Doctoral Thesis

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