We encourage active engagement and support through a variety of mechanisms such as:
The Department has recently launched its Newsletter, Bioprocessing Matters. We have always driven research excellence and this newsletter provides a snapshot of some of the bioprocess leadership activities currently being undertaken with our industrial partners.
The Newsletter will be distributed twice a year. If you would like
to receive a copy, please contact us to ensure that you are on the
The Department runs a series of Workplace Visits for undergraduate and
taught postgraduate students. Recent companies that have participated
include UCB Celltech and Jacobs Engineering, These visits provide
students with invaluable insights into how their Biochemical
Engineering skills are put into practice and also encourage them to
follow careers in the sector.
In order to encourage our students into industry and give them insight
to the range of opportunities available we have recently introduced a
series of careers seminars. Speakers so far have covered the whole
range of job opportunities from industrial bioprocess research to
engineering design and investment banking. If you would like to share
your experience with current students please contact us.
As part of its dissemination activities, the Innovative Manufacturing Research Centre (IMRC) runs a series of seminars given by a range of international speakers. Open to all, these provide an unparalleled opportunity to update on the latest developments and advances in the sector.
Recent Briefings have been given by Prof Barry Buckland of Merck, US, on “Development of a vaccine to prevent Cervical Cancer” and Dr Andy Russell from Eli Lilly on “Large scale manufacturing of therapeutic proteins – A review of historic, current and emerging technologies.”
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