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The School’s Dr Timm Krüger is seeking to improve our understanding of ‘placental insufficiency’ through a new three-year project funded by the Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council (EPSRC), which will investigate the role of placental structure, blood flow and nutrient transport in pre-eclampsia and foetal growth restriction. Pre-term and stillbirths affect up to 10% of all deliveries, including in developed countries such as the UK. 

The simulation of red blood cells flowing through a capillary network (Image courtesy of Qi 'Charles' Zhou)

The School of Engineering seeks to appoint a Research Associate from October 1st 2019 in the Institute for Materials and Processes (IMP) for four projects: rePLAM and DiElasto, both funded by the EPSRC Centre for Advanced Materials and Renewable Energy Generation (CAMREG); plus ATP and TP-RTM.

UoE Vacancy Ref: 

049253

Closing Date: 

Thursday, September 26, 2019

Researchers from the School of Engineering are part of a pan-University research hub for quantum-enhanced imaging systems, which just received a £28m funding boost from the Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council (EPSRC). Chancellor’s Fellow in Electronics Dr Danial Chitnis and Professor Robert Henderson from the School’s Institute for Integrated Micro and Nano Systems (IMNS), are members of the UK Quantum Technology Hub in Quantum Enhanced Imaging (QuantIC) which received the funding.

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