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Three Professors from the Faculty of Engineering have been awarded honorary degrees at this summer’s graduation ceremonies. Professor Isobel Pollock-Hulf, Professor John Fisher and Professor Sir Christopher Snowden have all been awarded a Doctor of Science (Engineering) for the contribution to their fields and society. Professor Isobel Pollock-Hulf OBE is a Royal Academy of Engineering Visiting Professor…
Professor Eileen Ingham has been elected to the prestigious Fellowship of the Academy of Medical Sciences. Fellows are elected for their contribution to medical research and healthcare, the generation of new knowledge in medical sciences and its translation into benefits to society. Professor Eileen Ingham (Biomedical Sciences) has been recognised for her work at the…
To mark International Women’s Day on Tuesday 8 March 2016, the University has awarded 16 members of staff or students the title ‘Woman of Achievement 2016’. The Women of Achievement awards recognise the significant contribution and impact that women – both staff and students – have made across the University and beyond. The awards are…
The ORS celebrates its 62nd Annual Meeting in Orlando Florida, USA and iMBE students and staff are participating over this 4 day event (5-8 March 2016). Please find below a list of our posters. Click on the links to access the relevant pdf. Poster No 0937 In-Vitro Simulation of the Natural Hip Joint – Dawn Groves…
The University of Leeds has secured a £2.25 million investment to support the commercialisation of medical technologies developed by five universities in the Leeds City Region. The Medical Technologies Innovation Catalyst project, funded by the Higher Education Funding Council for England (HEFCE), will translate the region’s best medical technology research into practical products available to…
The University of Leeds Medical Technologies Innovation and Knowledge Centre (IKC) has won £3 million to continue bringing the best of the UK’s medical technology research to patients. The centre has been a leader in medical technology innovation since it was established in 2009, building a reputation for fostering close collaboration between industry and top…
The new Minister for Universities and Science, Jo Johnson MP, visited world-leading research facilities at the University of Leeds today. Mr Johnson toured the University’s Institute of Medical and Biological Engineering (iMBE), which has pioneered research in joint replacement technologies, regenerative medicine and tissue engineering, and the National Facility for Innovative Robotic Systems, one of the best…
The ORS celebrates its 61st Annual Meeting in Las Vegas USA and iMBE students and staff are participating over this 4 day event (28-31 March 2015). The theme of this year’s meeting is “Accelerating the pace of discovery”. Please find below a list of our posters. Click on the links to access the relevant pdf. Poster…
Fourth Year PhD student Rachel Pallan’s human hip joint section photograph took 2nd place in the discovery category of the 2nd Annual EPSRC Photo Competition, an event for all EPSRC-supported researchers and EPSRC-supported doctoral students to share their research using images. Rachel is studying on the DTC Tissue Engineering and Regenerative Medicine programme. This is…
Three University of Leeds academics have been honoured with a Medical Research Council (MRC) Suffrage Award. Professor Anne Neville (School of Mechanical Engineering), Professor Ruth Wilcox (Institute of Medical & Biological Engineering) and Dr Lorna Dougan (School of Physics and Astronomy) have all been selected by current MRC Suffrage Award holders as outstanding researchers in science and engineering. As part…