Investigation into Plasmonic Metallic Nanoparticles for Bioassays
Prof D Graham, Prof K Faulds
Applications accepted all year round
PhD Research Project
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Funded PhD Project (European/UK Students Only)
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The area of in vitro diagnostic (IVD) testing has seen substantial growth over the last ten years. This project will develop a new type of magnetic bead which will have inherently much greater sensitivity than currently used methods.