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Department of Chemical Engineering and Biotechnology


A microbe friendly colloidosome by Polly Keen

This colloidosome is a microcapsule manufactured by a simple method which can be easily tailored to encapsulate yeast, bacteria and enzymes.   The story of this 10 micron spherical shell encompasses many areas of research in CEB; the manufacturing process, the biological compatibility, and the numerous applications from bioreactors to medicine. By Polly Keen

Latest news

Africans in STEM conference: opportunities and challenges

15 July 2019

The first Africans in STEM symposium held on 28 June 2019 in our department was aimed at celebrating African voices and ideas in STEM.

Annual conference highlights diverse impact of department research

4 July 2019

Our department Research Conference took place from 25-26 June, bringing together researchers from across the department, wider university, external institutions and industry.

Dr Janire Saez awarded Marie Curie Fellowship

14 June 2019

Dr Janire Saez awarded Marie Curie Fellowship for her work on organ-on-chip devices for cancer research.