scientist 46: the bioengineer – Michelle Oyen develops and uses new materials (2012)

Dr Michelle Oyen is a Reader in bioengineering at the University of Cambridge. Dy Oyen explains how materials science can be put to use in medicine where there’s a need to create surgical implants and new tissues. We hear about measuring the properties of bone and ‘hydrogels’ and discuss the uptake of engineering by girls.

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  • Dr Michelle Oyen’s Research:


Tagged acoustic circulator, bioengineering, biology, bone, Chris Creese, engineering, health, hydrogel, Roger Frost