Our research areas

We welcome applications within the areas covered by our seven research groups

Within these areas we have identified research priorities in line with national and international agendas,  including:

  • Climate change
  • Food security
  • Ageing population
  • Life-long health and wellbeing
  • Bioenergy
  • Tools & Technologies
  • East Medicine
  • Informing policy & practice

Our research covers wide ranging activities incorporating microbial molecular biology and genetics, microbial physiology, fermentation technology and bioreactor design, biofuels and biorefinery, ecotoxicity. biopolymers, enzyme research, cancer research, tissue engineering, synthetic biology, antibody phage display, cell communication and signalling, quorum sensing, elicitation, osteoarthritis, Osteosarcoma, cancer cell motility and invasion, Alzheimer, Chinese medicine, bioelectrochemical process for environment, masculinity, and food.

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