Multifunctional elastomer nanocomposites are promising in a variety of applications including stretchable electronic devices, soft robotics, actuators, sensors, wearable medical devices and soft tissue scaffolds.
Crystallisation is probably one of the most important unit operations in pharmaceutical industry for purification, as well as the generation of materials appropriate for formulation and application to the patient.
This well-established EPSRC Centre for Doctoral Training in Photonic Integration & Advanced Data Storage delivers a 4-year doctoral training programme under the partnership between Queen's University Belfast and the University of Glasgow and additional collaboration partner the Irish Photonic Integration Centre (IPIC).
The research will focus specifically on the vulnerability of bridge structures within the road network. This will require a pioneering approach which integrates existing bridge management databases with comprehensive regional information, producing a Bridge Management Decision Support Tool (BMDST).