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Elizabeth Kapasa, 4th Year DTC TERM student has been awarded the IPEM Spiers’ Prize for Outreach.
At the recent ATREUM conference held in Crewe, Dr Jennifer Edwards won 2nd prize for most translatable research – IKC sponsored, and also a prize for her flash presentation – UKRMP sponsored. ATREUM is a UK based conference and workshop, spearheaded by the E-TERM Fellows, which will help to set the future direction of UK TERM…
In April 2017, the institute hosted two researchers interested in fibrous tissues modelling, Dr Cédric Laurent (University of Lorraine, France) and Dr Tom Shearer (University of Manchester). With a common interest in the computational aspects of soft fibrous tissues and in just over 24 hours of intensive work, they produced with Alison Jones and Marlène…
On Saturday 25th March 2017, CDT TERM-iMBE PhD Students,  iMBE Research Fellows and Engineers from Depuy Synthes attended the Be Curious public event at the University of Leeds interacting with the general public through short workshops. Visitors to the stand ranged from toddlers to pensioners, and everyone in between!  During the course of the day over…
Celebrating its 63rd Annual Meeting the ORS is this week in San Diego, California, USA and iMBE students and staff are participating over this 4 day event (19-22 March 2017). ORS Video Outreach Competition. The theme of this year’s competition is ‘Explain Othopaedic Research to the General Public’ , a video produced by graduate students…
Cutting-edge developments in medical technology have been demonstrated to Government Health Minister Lord Prior, during a fact-finding mission to Leeds. Both the University of Leeds and Leeds Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust have built up significant expertise in this field, much of it through partnership working and sharing the expertise of staff. The University has a…
A University of Leeds-led consortium has been chosen by the Government to carry out an audit of research, innovation and industry in medical technologies. The Science Innovation Audit contract, announced in today’s Autumn Statement, was awarded in recognition of the Leeds City Region consortium’s significant expertise and strength in this field. The audit will explore…
Dr Sophie Williams, new Royal Academy of Engineering Senior Research Fellow, will continue developing the engineering expertise necessary to optimise performance and reliability of artificial hips. Dr Sophie Williams has been appointed as a Royal Academy of Engineering Senior Research Fellow at the University of Leeds, one of the largest higher education institutions in the…
The University of Leeds has been awarded £3.87m by the EPSRC to develop novel testing methods for new knee therapies to treat osteoarthritis and other conditions. The research at Leeds will be led by Professor Ruth Wilcox, Director of the Institute of Medical and Biological Engineering, and will aim to develop novel testing methods for new knee…