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.
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
10.30 Registration, tea, coffee and networking
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