Professional placements and industrial internships provide invaluable industry insight, while postgraduate students can fast-track their careers with a broad programme blending academic theory with professional practice.
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Placements and experience
Our students test their practical skills at home with virtual lab simulations. These virtual experiences also give them the chance to safely learn about dangerous subjects. Plus they feel confident about what to do in our physical labs as they've done it before virtually.
A team of our academics are developing a new technology that will mean doctors can accurately monitor babies’ lung function without the need for sedation. Allowing neonatologists to view real-time dynamic images of babies’ lungs every second could prevent many infant deaths in the future.
A team of MDX students and lecturers helped bring a pilot immersive disaster narrative experience, aimed at inspiring children about science and creativity, to this month's Bradford Science Festival.
BBC presenter and environmentalist Anita Rani spent a day in a Middlesex science lab with MDX staff, Leonardo Munoz and Alejandra Baez, analysing wet wipe samples, to assess their plastic content. The experiments' results now feature on the BBC series War on Plastic.