Funded MSc: A skin study investigating the accuracy of measuring Sub Epidermal Moisture using the Sub Epidermal Moisture Scanner

The aim of this project is to assess the accuracy of the Sub Epidermal Moisture Scanner on the level of Sub Epidermal Moisture in animal skin.

  • Research theme Biomaterials and Regenerative Medicine, Nursing and Midwifery

Principal Investigator(s) Declan Patton, Zena MooreFergal O'BrienColin Boyle


Project description

This one year funded study will take place in a laboratory and be delivered by the Skin Wounds and Trauma Research Centre (SWaT) and Tissue Engineering Research Group (TERG). It will involve assessing the accuracy of the Sub Epidermal Moisture Scanner on the level of Sub Epidermal Moisture in animal skin. The student will study for an MSc by Research over a 12-month period.

Tenure: One year

Expected start date: December 2021/January 2022 

Specification

Minimum requirements:

  • BSc (Hons) degree in a health-related or science area

Desirable candidate specifications include:

  • Laboratory experience or experience in wound care

Application process

To apply, please complete the online application form in full.

Applications must include: 

Deadline: 29 October 2021 at 17:00 

Please note:

  • Unfortunately, we are unable to provide individual feedback to applicants.
  • Shortlisted candidates will be invited for interview.
  • At this stage only successful candidates will be contacted to submit transcripts and other relevant documentation.
  • Only their referees will also be contacted at this stage for a reference.
  • It is the candidate's responsibility to ensure the application is completed in full on time. Late and/or incomplete applications will not normally be assessed.