Aims/Description: Students will learn how to undertake a definite laboratory based research project. Students will learn essential laboratory techniques, design experiments, record data and critically interpret their findings. They will be assigned to an academic supervisor whom they will meet regularly. They will learn about standard operating procedures, safety and CoSHH regulations. Students will be expected to identify a defined published literature on the research topic undertaken, conducting experiments and evaluating their data in light of published findings.

Restrictions on availability: Restricted to students on MEng Bioengineering programmes.

Staff Contact: Sarah Power
Teaching Methods: Independent Study
Assessment: Project work

Information on the department responsible for this unit (Bioengineering, course in IPE):

Teaching timetable


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