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Lekha Koria was rewarded for academic excellence in her research into ankle osteoarthritis, winning the MERCIA award from the Engineers Trust. The award is given to postgraduate students working in the field of medical engineering who can demonstrate how engineering techniques could advance medical treatment. The Engineers Trust is the charitable trust of the Worshipful…
Congratulations to Alison Jones who has been award one of the seven fellowships to further her research on “Engineering tools for analysis of impingement in the human hip joint”. Background to the award The Royal Academy of Engineering has announced seven outstanding engineering researchers as recipients of its prestigious Leverhulme Trust Research Fellowships. They will…
The Faculty of Engineering and Physical Sciences Partnership Awards is an annual event to give recognition and thanks to staff and students in the Faculty. The awards are part of the larger Leeds Partnership Awards, organised by Leeds University Union. At Leeds we value our academic community, and actively involve all staff and students in working…
Seven engineers representing all generations have been honoured by the Institution of Mechanical Engineers’ Prestige and Vision Awards 2019 at the Institution’s Annual Dinner, which took place on 21 November, at Manchester’s Science and Industry Museum. Institute graduate Megan Hadley and her collaborators received the Thomas Hawksley Gold Medal for their research into hip replacement materials….
The University of Leeds have launched five new free online learning courses focusing on medtech. These are available to anyone and can be completed as a series or as standalone units. The courses will start on 30th September and run for a period of 8 weeks, and are then repeated until May 2020. The modules…
M ore than three million citizens across the Leeds City Region are set to benefit as senior leaders from the healthtech industry – including the University of Leeds – announce a new partnership. Partners including the regional enterprise partnership, the NHS, local authorities, and four other universities in the region today signed a memorandum of…
Medical Technologies in the Leeds City Region: Driving economic growth, improving health and care – Strength in Places Fund In July 2018, an expression of interest led by Professor John Fisher was submitted on Medical Technologies in the Leeds City Region: Driving economic growth, improving health and care to UK Research & Innovation’s Strength in…
First awarded in 2017, the Business of Science Leadership Award is a national award, paying tribute to an individual who has demonstrated outstanding business leadership in an area of science and innovation.  The judges make a “Special Recognition” award to an individual who has demonstrated excellence to the business of science within the geographical proximity…
The University has marked another year of public engagement (PE) work in their recent 2018 Public Engagement with Research Awards Ceremony. As part of the Engagement Excellence Scheme now in its fourth year (a programme that aims to support upcoming stars in PE/Patient and Public Involvement, and contribute to improving impact and dissemination of research) 4…
Dr Saurabh Lal, Research Fellow here at Leeds has received the Heinz-Mittelmeier Research Award. Dr Lal won the award for his work on ‘Novel Systematic Methodologies for Isolation, Characterization and Biological Evaluation of Ceramic and Metal Wear Particles’ alongside colleagues from the School of Mechanical Engineering. The findings of Dr Lal’s research are important to…