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Engineering Research

Focusing on the development of nanotechnology, clean technology, tissue engineering, composites, metal forming and connected health technologies.

Research Centres

Nanotechnology and Integrated BioEngineering Centre (NIBEC)

Nanotechnology and Integrated BioEngineering Centre (NIBEC)  

The Nanotechnology and Integrated BioEngineering Centre is a well established world-class research complex.

ECRE - Engineering Composites Research Centre

ECRE - Engineering Composites Research Centre  

A multi-disciplinary centre investigating the inter-relationships between materials.

World-leading research

Research and impact associated with structural and advanced functional materials

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Our Research

About the Engineering Research Institute


We are the leading materials research institute in Northern Ireland with 100% of our research impact world or internationally leading.

PhD Opportunities

PhD Opportunities  

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Staff within the Engineering Research Institute


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