The Department maintains a respectable national and international profile. Its academic members regularly participate in both local and international conferences and publish their research in reputable academic journals.
It has meanwhile just launched a Diabetes Foot Research Group in collaboration with the Faculty of Medicine and Surgery and Faculty of Engineering and the Faculty of Health, Staffordshire University UK.
The department is visited regularly by external examiners from prestigious academic institutions to ensure international standards of learning, and it periodically invites distinguished scholars from overseas universities to lecture on specific topics.
It is additionally the department’s policy to encourage both student and staff mobility to the full through participation in Erasmus and other exchange programmes with overseas universities.
19 April 2015