Author Archives: Michael Caves


Dr. Michael Caves, Product Technical Specialist for Biophysical Analysis at Malvern instruments based in the UK. He has spent over ten years working in various academic and commercial bioscience laboratories. His PhD research project involved collaborating with a Cambridge-based formulation-development company (Arecor Limited) in order to study the process of protein inactivation. Following this, he worked for SGS M-Scan, a contract research organisation based in Wokingham, developing the company's biopharmaceutical biophysical analysis and formulation development services.

Published 28 Apr 2021

Our role in advancing global SARS-CoV-2 vaccine research

With 7 different Covid-19 vaccines now publicly available and ~1 billion doses having been administered, now is a good time for an interim review of how Malvern Panalytical has been able to support these developments. We are proud to share…READ MORE >

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Published 19 Mar 2020

Focus on Vaccine Development

Have you washed your hands? Then it’s time to start research! As the spread of COVID-19 accelerates, and measures are enacted to help protect vulnerable people within society, it can be difficult to think about how we get ahead of…READ MORE >

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Published 5 Oct 2017

Elevate your mineral analysis for greater production savings

The heavy cost of mining and minerals manufacturing The importance of minerals as a production resource applies to many facets of our daily lives. For instance, the quality of concrete determines the smoothness of a road surface and the sturdiness…READ MORE >

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Published 27 Mar 2014

Around the world in 30 days

A perk of working for a company that sells products all over the world is being able to travel without paying for it. Since the end of January I have been visiting customers and attending meetings and seminars on 3…READ MORE >

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Published 30 Jan 2014

Seminar Series Australia – The Illumination of Structure using Light Scattering

 ATA Scientific Pty Ltd, distributor of Malvern Instruments products throughout Australia, will be an active exhibitor at the upcoming Lorne Proteins Conference (9th – 13th February). An informative 1 hour workshop, entitled “The illumination of protein structure using light scattering” will be…READ MORE >

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Published 15 Oct 2013

Increasing the Range – Separation through Collaboration

AP Instruments, a distributor of particle sizing instruments throughout Poland, hosted a Malvern Instruments-Postnova collaborative seminar last week. From academic research institutes to pharmaceutical companies, the Polish Academy of Sciences Institute of Biocybernetics and Biomedical Engineering was filled with more…READ MORE >

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Published 29 Aug 2013

Proteins, Polystyrenes and Nanoparticles

Over 400 delegates from around the world packed into the Durham Centre for Soft Matter last week for the 10th IUPAC International Conference on Advanced Polymers via Macromoleular Engineering. Durham made an excellent location for such a meeting, the lectures…READ MORE >

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Published 24 Jul 2013

A new use for empty space – Microbubbles

The Leeds Microbubble Symposium (organised by the Leeds Microbubble Consortium, University of Leeds), held on the 17th and 18th July in a 16th century manor house, drew together delegates from European and American institutions in order to discuss a growing area…READ MORE >

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