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Media profile: Dr Elisabetta Canetta

Programme Director - Applied Physics

Elisabetta's expertise are in:

  • Biomechanics (primarily at the cellular and tissue level)
  • Tissue engineering (development of scaffolds and materials for human tissue growth and regeneration for injury repairing)
  • Development of new designs and materials for artificial limbs (including Paralympic Athletes)
  • Food technology (in particular, effects of physical and chemical stresses on food textures, biomechanics and biochemistry of food products, microbiology)

Areas of expertise

  • Cell biomechanics
  • Tissue engineering
  • Artificial limbs
  • Food technology

News at St Mary's

St Mary’s Students Recognised for Research Projects

Research projects from third year Sport, Health and Applied Science (SHAS) students at St Mary’s University, Twickenham were recognised and celebrated at this year’s annual Student Research Forum. Find out more...

Schoolchildren Take Part in St Mary’s Easter School

Nearly 50 local schoolchildren took part in an Easter School at St Mary’s University, Twickenham. Find out more...

The Pontifical University of Rio Grande do Sul visits St Mary's to Discuss Partnership Opportunities


Connecting Physics with Faith at St Mary's

The Physics programme at St Mary’s University, Twickenham is hosting a series of three events to explore the relationship between physics and theology. Find out more...

St Mary's Awarded Grant to Stage 'Connecting Physics with Faith' Events

St Mary’s University, Twickenham has been awarded an Institute of Physics Public Engagement Grant to organise and deliver a series of events. Find out more...


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