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James Tyson

James graduated in 2010 from the University of Sheffield having obtained his MEng in Chemical Engineering. His final year research project involved investigating post translational modifications in cytoskeletal protein structures with the aim of contributing to more accurate diagnostic methods for prostate cancer. Throughout his degree he was involved in a number of placements at Kimberly Clark where he worked on various projects associated with minimising waste, improving efficiency and general environmental performance. James is an avid film fan and tries to watch as much live music as possible.

  • Graphene nanocomposites and biocomposites in cancer theranostics: towards prostate cancer biosensing with Dr Sofia Pascu, Professor Frank Marken and Dr Pedro Estrela; Industrial Partner: Central Laser Facility – PhD project
  • Renewable personal care products from microalgae with Dr Karen Edler and Dr Chris Chuck — 2nd MRes project
  • Fabrication of highly conductive 3D bio-electrodes for micro-bio fuel cells with Dr Mirella di Lorenzo, Professor Frank Marken and Dr Sofia Pascu — 1st MRes project