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iMBE researchers are attending a variety of conferences to present their results during August and September 2022. Look out for our researchers and their talks and posters listed below. ISTA Hawaii (see proceedings) August 31 – September 3, 2022: Rae Cowie – Assessing the Wear and Kinematics of Two Medial Ball-and-Socket Total Knee Replacements, MRK…
Following the lifting of COVID restrictions iMBE PhD students have participated in a series of Graduation Ceremonies during the past few months. Our catch up Spring Ceremony took place on Tuesday 29th March and this ceremony was for students who completed in 2020 and July 2021 and wished to celebrate this achievement with their families….
Led by Prof Ruth Wilcox, the iMBE at the University of Leeds will be working with The Center for Orthopaedic Biomechanics based at the University of Denver (USA) on better treatments for osteoarthritis. The £1.2m project aims to improve the outcomes of surgical treatments for osteoarthritis – a condition affecting more than eight million people…
iMBE post-doctoral researchers Rosti Readioff and James Warren from our EPSRC programme grant in optimising knee therapies have been selected to join the UK Research and Innovation (UKRI) newly created Early Career Researcher forum (ECR forum). James said “The reason I applied to join the ECR Forum was to gain a broader insight into the…
Three PhD opportunities are currently available in the iMBE. The studentships are fully funded through the EPSRC and include maintenance and fees. Closing date for applications is 28th March 2021. The projects are: Enabling stratification of intervertebral disc repair Optimisation of osteochondral grafts for the treatment of cartilage lesions Ligament repair in the ankle for…
A  five-year project, focused on improving precision of hip replacement device design and surgical practice, has resulted in a virtual test being used in the industrial product development process. In recent years there has been a move towards analysing hip replacement devices under adverse mechanical conditions, in order to establish their robustness to the wide…
This year the White Rose Biomaterials and Tissue Engineering Group (BiTEG) annual meeting was hosted by the University of Leeds as an online virtual event on Thursday 17th December 2020. Originally established as a collaboration between the Universities of Leeds, Sheffield, and York, the group has grown to include researchers from across the region. The…
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…