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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…
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…