Our multidisciplinary Tissue Engineering & Innovation Technology MRes offers you the opportunity to undertake research in a rapidly evolving field of regenerative medicine with new developments in tissue engineering, biomaterials, bone substitutes, 3D printing for customised implants and prostheses, imaging, dental restoratives and drug delivery. Our research addresses fundamental challenges in biomedicine and dentistry, and aims to create a step-change in the way biological systems are deciphered that goes well beyond current state of the art. You will work with academics directing a wide range of cutting-edge research projects, with emphasis on turning early-stage innovations into new health products. Key benefits
- Gain an understanding of core and specialised concepts in tissue engineering research.
- Research methods to allow a systematic and rigorous approach to acquiring knowledge in the field.
- Learn research methodologies and strategies to develop and evaluate biomaterials, cell-biomaterial interaction and imaging modalities.
- Learn state-of-the-art facilities for cell culture, novel biomaterials development/ testing, and imaging including spectroscopy, microscopy and endoscopy
- Gain experience in laboratory-based research.
- Introduction to knowledge and skills required to critically, effectively implement and interpret research findings
- Gain knowledge of innovation technology – translational research models and pathways to licensing and commercialisation of medical devices.
- Train with internationally renowned academic staff
- Develop key transferable skills through written and oral communication of your research findings, time management and analytical skills
Bachelor's degree with 2:1 honours in Life Sciences, Biomedical Materials, Dentistry, Medicine, Veterinary Medicine, Pharmacology, Materials Science or related courses, Bioengineering & Biotechnology. Applicants with a bachelor's (first) degree in subjects above with 2:2 honours who have a master's degree or evidence of research experience in related disciplines will be considered.
Fees and funding
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