Accelerating development of regenerative therapies & devices through collaborative PhD studentships

Date: April 28, 2014 @ 10:30 AM


Location: Weetwood Hall, Leeds

The University of Leeds has recently been awarded £3.2 million for a new EPSRC Centre for Doctoral Training (CDT) in Tissue Engineering and Regenerative Medicine to support 50 PhD studentships.

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The Centre aims to develop effective clinical therapies for the treatment of human diseases and disabilities. We are seeking partners who can help us enhance an industry-driven research programme.  To introduce you to the Centre and our researcher students we are hosting a workshop on 28th April 2014.

Reasons to attend
• CASE studentships offer an excellent way to engage in industry-university collaborations
• In addition to CASE awards, we offer flexible 1,2 or 3 year collaborative research projects.
• Provides a direct link to a large group of the most able young researchers in the field
• Access the latest thinking, tools and techniques in the rapidly developing field of tissue engineering and
regenerative medicine

Programme
10.30                   Registration, tea, coffee and networking
11.00                   Welcome
11.05-12.15           Research Showcase
12.15-13.00           Networking Lunch – meet our supervisors and researchers
13.00-13.15           Opportunities for industry through collaborative PhD studentships
Dr Joanne Tipper, Programme Director, CDTTERM, CDTMBE & DTCTERM
13.15 – 14.15         Presentations from Industry Partners – Outlining the benefits of hosting a student placement
14.15 – 14.30         Working with a leading national medical technologies centre
Dr Ceri Williams, Director of Operations, Medical Technologies Innovation and Knowledge Centre
14.30 – 15.15         Student presentations
15.15-15.30           Tea, coffee and networking
15.30-16.30           Student Presentations on External Placements
16.30                   Close

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