Imperial College London

Dr Nuria Oliva-Jorge

Faculty of EngineeringDepartment of Bioengineering

Senior Lecturer



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Nuria's group focuses on understanding biomaterial-tissue interactions at a biological level, and leverage these interactions to engineer smart biomaterials to tackle human diseases, such as Inflammatory Bowel Disease (IBD), ovarian cancer and osteoarthritis. Visit our website or contact Nuria by email if you'd like to learn more about our research!


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  • Finalist 2020 Aviva Women of the Future Awards.
  • 2020 Imperial College Research Fellowship.
  • Winner 2020 Wound Shark Innovation Competition, Wound Healing Society.
  • Highly Commended Runner-Up for the 2020 L’Oréal-UNESCO For Women In Science Rising Talent Award.
  • Member of third cohort of the MedTech Superconnector accelerator programme.
  • Winner 2019 European Tissue Repair Society Young Investigator Award.
  • TECNIOspring PLUS Fellowship, within the Marie Skłodowska-Curie Action (Horizon 2020) and ACCIO funding (Generalitat de Catalunya), for applied science and technology transfer, 2018-2020.
  • Highly Commended Runner-Up for the 2018 L’Oréal-UNESCO For Women In Science Fellowship.
  • NIH T32 Fellowship within the Organ Design and Engineering post-doctoral Training Program (ODET) at Brigham and Women’s Hospital.
  • Wellcome Image Award 2017.
  • National Cancer Institute Image Award 2016.
  • William Asbjornsen Albert Memorial Fellowship.
  • European Society for Biomaterials 2013 Student Best Oral Presentation Award.
  • 2010 ‘la Caixa’ fellowship for pursuing graduate studies in the United States.
  • Finalist 2013 Lemelson-MIT student prize.
  • Francesc Castello i Aleu fellowship to academic excellence, covering full tuition of undergraduate studies.