Institute of Biomedical and Environmental Science and Technology (iBEST)

Director: Professor Prasad Sreenivasaprasad

iBEST is the home of natural science research at the University of Bedfordshire, and carries out research in two key areas - biomedical science and environmental science

The Institute focuses on postgraduate research, basic research, applied research and product development - in association with other academic groups and in collaboration with industry.

iBEST welcomes research degree applications in the following areas:

  • Biochemistry and cell biology
  • Biosensors
  • Cancer
  • Computational Biology
  • Ecology, Conservation and Environmental Policy
  • Environmental Biotechnology and Sustainability
  • Forensic Science
  • Immunology
  • Kidney disease and Diabetes
  • Metabolic disease
  • Microbiology
  • Neuroscience
  • Pharmacology

To find out more contact the Research Graduate School

T: +44 (0)1582 489056


iBEST - Institute of Biomedical and Environmental Science and Technology
University of Bedfordshire
University Square
Luton, LU1 3JU


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