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Department of Chemical Engineering and Biotechnology

 
Fluidic chip showing micro and nano features

September paper of the month: flexible production of micro and nanofluidic devices

22 October 2019

Researchers from our Laser Analytics group have developed a laser-based manufacturing process that can produce combined nanofluidic and microfluidic devices in a fast and scalable manner.

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Open seneca project team at the awards ceremony

Collaborative air pollution project wins Vice-Chancellor's Research Impact and Engagement Award

15 October 2019

Student-led initiative Open-Seneca, which aims to create a global low-cost mobile air pollution sensor network driven by citizen science, was a winner in the collaboration category of the annual awards from the University's Vice-Chancellor

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Students discussing a poster at Sensors Day

Sensor CDT highlights key role of sensing in sustainability at annual Sensors Day conference

15 October 2019

We celebrated the work of our EPSRC Centre for Doctoral Training in Sensor Technologies for a Healthy and Sustainable Future in two events last week, showcasing contributions from students and academic and industrial partners.

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Open-seneca team from Nairobi Makespace

Cleaning up our air: empowering developing countries to tackle air pollution with open-source sensing

26 September 2019

'open-seneca' is a student-led initiative working to create a global, mobile, low-cost air pollution sensor network, driven by citizen science. PhD students Chris Franck and Lorena Gordillo from the project team take us through their journey from Cambridge to Kenya and Buenos Aires.

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MOF crystals

Nanoparticles used to transport anti-cancer agent to cells

16 September 2019

Researchers from our Adsorption and Advanced Materials group have developed a platform that uses nanoparticles known as metal-organic frameworks to deliver a promising anti-cancer agent to cells.

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Magnet Hall at CEB

August paper of the month: Ultralow-field nuclear magnetic resonance of liquids confined in ferromagnetic and paramagnetic materials

16 September 2019

Researchers from our department’s magnetic resonance research centre show new insight provided by ultra-low-field techniques.

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First graduating MPhil in Biotechnology student cohort

Our MPhil in Biotechnology wraps up a successful first year

4 September 2019

Our MPhil in Biotechnology 2018-19 course came to an official close last week with their first student cohort presenting their work at the course symposium.

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Dr Chris Ness

Former CEB researcher Dr Christopher Ness awarded RAEng Fellowship

23 August 2019

Former CEB researcher Dr Christopher Ness has been awarded a Royal Academy of Engineering (RAEng) Research Fellowship to continue his work on soft matter engineering at the University of Edinburgh.

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Dr Jamie Walters, Calyxia CEO

From PhD student to CEO

15 August 2019

Alumnus founds microcapsule start-up for the product industry

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Bacterial cells beginning to produce spores

July paper of the month: Christie lab discovers two new enzymes responsible for spore germination

9 August 2019

Researchers from our Molecular Microbiology group have identified two new enzymes responsible for breaking open bacterial spores when they germinate.

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September paper of the month: flexible production of micro and nanofluidic devices

22 October 2019

Researchers from our Laser Analytics group have developed a laser-based manufacturing process that can produce combined nanofluidic and microfluidic devices in a fast and scalable manner.

Collaborative air pollution project wins Vice-Chancellor's Research Impact and Engagement Award

15 October 2019

Student-led initiative Open-Seneca, which aims to create a global low-cost mobile air pollution sensor network driven by citizen science, was a winner in the collaboration category of the annual awards from the University's Vice-Chancellor

Sensor CDT highlights key role of sensing in sustainability at annual Sensors Day conference

15 October 2019

We celebrated the work of our EPSRC Centre for Doctoral Training in Sensor Technologies for a Healthy and Sustainable Future in two events last week, showcasing contributions from students and academic and industrial partners.