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Curcumin nano-formulation: enhanced anti-cancer and anti-microbial properties

The project aims to design and develop curcumin nanoparticles using various fabrication approaches, including liposome-nanoparticle assemblies and polymer-coated nanoparticles. The more...

Supervisor(s): Rohanizadeh, Ramin (Dr)

An innovative synthesis technique to fabricate nano-sized calcium phosphate particles

The project aims to develop a novel method to fabricate homogenous and non-aggregated nano-sized hydroxyapatite (HA) particles capable of delivering therapeutic nucleic acids into t more...

Supervisor(s): Rohanizadeh, Ramin (Dr)

Designing new nano-structured materials for solar energy and health

While methods for making nanostructured materials are often slow or energy intensive, self-assembly of nanoscale objects promises to be scalable and low-energy and could thus propel more...

Supervisor(s): Widmer-Cooper, Asaph (Dr)

Nanosensors and separators of enantimeric drug molecules

Bulk production and purity control of chiral drugs are severley limited by the complexity and laboriousness of current sensing and resolution techniques.  It is possible to ove more...

Supervisor(s): Rukhlenko, Ivan (Dr)

Eradicating tuberculosis by inhaled nanomedicines

The aim of the project is to develop and evaluate novel anti-tuberculosis nanoparticle formulations for direct pulmonary drug delivery. Tuberculosis (TB) is a serious health problem more...

Supervisor(s): Chan, Kim (Professor)

Naturally good - fibres and particles of natural origin as a new biomaterials for regenerative medicine and drug delivery

This project will investigate characteristics of new materials of natural-origin for biomedical applications and drug delivery. The primary aim is to develop new ‘green’ more...

Supervisor(s): Chrzanowski, Wojciech (Dr)

New self-assembled monolayers for surface modification of surfaces in electronic components

Investigation of the new families of self-assembled monolayers to be used with non-protic solvents. more...

Supervisor(s): Neto, Chiara (Professor)

New liquid-infused surfaces based on wrinkled Teflon

Investigation of the new families of slippery nanostructured surfaces with reduced hydrodynamic drag. more...

Supervisor(s): Neto, Chiara (Professor)

Optimisation of droplet roll-off on patterned surfaces

Investigation through molecular dynamics simulations the surface features that optimise the detachment and roll-off of liquid droplets. more...

Supervisor(s): Neto, Chiara (Professor)

Production of nano-composite particles for inhalational delivery of combination drugs

This project aims to develop novel technologies to prepare nano-composite particles comprising two or more active ingredients for inhalation drug delivery. more...

Supervisor(s): Chan, Kim (Professor)