PhD Studentship

Department of Bioengineering, Imperial College London

Supervisor, Dr. Sandra Shefelbine

Project: Bone shape and structure across species

This project will explore the link between form and function in the
musculoskeletal system. Bone shape, mechanical properties, and internal
trabecular structure will be examined across species using imaging
techniques and finite element analysis.

Eligibility: BBSRC fellowships are only available to UK citizens.
Candidates should have, or expect to obtain, a good 2.1 or above in a
relevant first degree in engineering, mathematics or computing.

Application details can be found on the Imperial College website:
Application should be submitted directly to Dr Shefelbine by email:

Deadline: 6 March 2006

Sandra Shefelbine
Department of Bioengineering
Imperial College, London