Optimisation and understanding of the brewing process
Dr T Mills
31 August 2019
Traditional beer production is one of the oldest biotechnology processes, however there is increasingly a demand for further innovation to create new and higher quality product lines as well as improved production economics.
4D Printing of Magnetic Smart Materials (UK-France DSTL-funded PhD Project)
Prof M Attallah
31 May 2019
Applications are invited from graduates with a first class, or upper second-class degree in an appropriate discipline such as, materials science and engineering, physics or mechanical engineering for a PhD project on the discovery, 3D printing, and characterisation of smart magnetic structures.
Developing a microscope system for simultaneous imaging of cells in multiple Z-dimensions
Prof R May, Prof D Hodson
6 May 2019
Research interests/description of main research theme. AIMS. This project aims to develop and test a novel microscope that will enable truly simultaneous imaging of several axial ‘slices’ (Z-sections) through a live sample, something that is not currently possible on existing commercial microscopes.
Engineering Solutions to Hospital Acquired Infections
Dr F De Cogan, Dr J Blair
6 May 2019
Background. Hospital Acquired Infections (HAIs) are one of the biggest problems facing global healthcare services. HAI affect more than 4 million patients across Europe, they are estimated to be responsible for more than 37,000 European deaths annually, and cause a huge financial burden to the NHS.