Aims/Description: You will learn how to undertake an experimental or a computational (or a combination of both) research project. You will learn essential laboratory or computational techniques, design experiments, record data and critically interpret your findings. You will be assigned to an academic supervisor whom you will meet regularly. You will learn about standard operating procedures, safety and CoSHH regulations. You will be expected to identify a defined published literature on the research topic undertaken, conducting experiments and evaluating your data in light of published findings.

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

Staff Contact: GUO LINGZHONG
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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Western Bank, Sheffield, S10 2TN, UK