MRes projects available (updating in progress)

MRes Bioengineering students work on their research project throughout the year.  You must discuss possible projects with your potential supervisor before making your MRes application to ensure that there is a suitable project available for you.  Some of the projects available for 2017-2018 are listed below:

Supervisor(s)Project title
 Dr A Bharath  3D data synthesis to train Artificial Neural Networks
 Dr A Bharath The Latent Space of Skin Lesions
 Dr A Bharath Visual Turing Test On Machine Generated "Handwriting"
 Professor A Bull  Growth plate mechanobiology.
 Professor A Bull  Smart phone scanning aid for prosthetists.
 Professor E Burdet  How useful is a sixth finger? Analysis of finger force control data  from polydactyl subjects.
 Professor E Burdet  Modelling interaction in a collaborative virtual training game.
 Professor E Burdet  Multi-joint (knee and hip) impedance modelling during walking .
 Dr Adam Celiz "Tough" Hydrogels for cartilage replacement
 Dr Adam Celiz Synthesis and in-vitro evaluation of biomaterial scaffolds for dental pulp stem cells
 Dr P Chadderton  Structural changes in brain circuitry in healthy ageing.
 Dr P Chadderton  Whisker representations in the cerebellar cortex.
 Dr James Choi  Principles of a Remote Control for Noninvasive Surgery - Understanding how sound can control acoustic particles
 Dr James Choi
 Seeing Sound - A Biomedical Technology to Visualise and Characterise Sound
 Dr C Clopath  Computational modelling of activity regulation in the brain.
 Dr C Clopath  Modelling the effects of cell death compendation during  neurodegenration.
 Dr C Clopath  Studying ageing in the brain using computational modelling.
 Dr A del Rio Hernandez  Characterization of collagen secretion by HSCs seeded on different matrix rigidities
 Dr A del Rio Hernandez  Development of a microfluidic platform for early detection of pancreatic cancer
 Dr A del Rio Hernandez  Modelling the dynamic complex of EMT in pancreatic cancer
 Dr A del Rio Hernandez  The combined role of matrix stiffness and inflammation in promoting PDAC malignancy
 Prof M Drakakis  Design/Testing of high-performance wireless wearable patches for physiological monitoring
 Prof M Drakakis  Low power, wireless wrist-based galvanometer
 Dr A Faisal  Deep learning representations of sensorimotor control from ethomics data.
 Dr A Faisal  Neurotechnology for sleep disorders.
 Dr F Guder Air Pollutant Degradation Mask 
 Dr F Guder Wearable Systems for Animals
Dr C Higgins Perturbing mutipotency with thermal injury
Dr C Higgins Relationship of scar stiffness and cell behaviour
 Dr A Kedgley 3D scanning to monitor the progression of hand osteoarthritis
Dr A Kedgley A musculoskeletal model of nerve palsy of the wrist
 Professor R Krams, Dr A del Rio Hernandez Synthetic Biology of mechanosensors.
 Dr Andrei Kozlov Need for speed: Developing new experimental  methods to test the speed and sensitivity of  mechano-­electrical transduction in the inner ear
 Professor R Krams  Machine learning tools to study long non-coding RNA.
 Professor R Krams  Modelling of a synthetic oscillator.

 Dr Huai-Ti Lin

Castrode: rapid prototyping microelectrodes via micro-casting and laser cutting

Dr Rodrigo Ledesma Amaro

Synthetic biology for engineering the transfer of biological information in cell free systems

 Dr CF Lee

High-throughtput surface tension measurement using optical method
 Dr CF Lee

The physics of stem cell dynamics and localisation in the bone marrow environment

 Professor J Moore

Develop phantoms to help them improve ultrasound imaging of lymphatic vessels.

 Professor J Moore

Physiological Aspects of Heavy Metal Performance.

 Dr N Nowlan Can automated tracking of fetal movements predict the health of a baby after birth?
 Dr N Nowlan 2018-19 MRes & PhD Opportunities in Developmental Biomechanics
 Dr D O'Hare Molecularly-imprinted polymers for sensing inflammation.
 Dr D O'Hare Nanostructured interfaces for biocompatible biosensors.
 Dr D Overby

The Mechanobiology of Obesity and Adipogenesis.

 Dr D Overby

The Mechanobiology of Endothelial Cells within Microfluidic Systems.

Dr A Porter Engineering detectable ZnO nanomedicines to analyse their risks to the environment
Dr C Rowlands Developing algorithms to sculpt light in 3D
Dr C Rowlands A framework for high-throughput imaging using multiple cameras
 Dr J Reichenbach  Fluid dynamics of the ear's sensory receptors.
 Dr J Reichenbach  Machine learning for decoding speech processing in the brain from otoacoustic emissions.
 Dr S Schultz  Watching the cortical circuit in action.
 Dr J Sherwood A new method to measure the secretion of aqueous humour 
Dr J Sherwood Mimicking the mechanical forces on endothelial cells using microfluidics
 Dr G Stan  RNA-based feedback control for faster, âcheaperâ and portable synthetic biology
 Dr G Stan Synthetic feedback control systems for automatic regulation and tuning of protein degradation rate.
 Professor M Stevens Investigating Collagen Fibre Formation in High Density Collagen Gels for Tendon Tissue Engineering.
 Professor M Stevens  

Near-infrared confocal depth-resolved Raman spectroscopy for elucidation of articular cartilage and tissue-engineered constructs.

 Dr J Tweedy   Rheological properties of vitreous humour
 Dr J Tweedy  Understanding retinal detachment therapy
 Dr R Tanaka Computational design of cancer immunotherapy treatment schedules
 Dr R Tanaka Development of app to record and report the daily symptoms of atopic eczema
 Dr M Tang ECG gated ultrafast ultrasound for cardiovascular imaging
 Dr M Tang Multiplane wave compounding for ultrasound contrast agent imaging
 Dr C Warboys

The role of extracellular matrix in endothelial mechanosignalling through β-catenin

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