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China honours Professor Phil Coates with prestigious award

China honours Professor Phil Coates with prestigious award

January 11, 2018

Professor Phil Coates, Co-Investigator for MeDe Innovation Theme 2A ‘Minimally invasive implantation of bioactive materials, received the International Science and Technology Cooperation Award from President Xi Jinping in a ceremony held in the Great Hall of the People, Beijing. The award is one of China’s State Science and Technology Prizes, first introduced in 1984, and […] Read more …

Research Assistant/Associate position – Newcastle University

Research Assistant/Associate position – Newcastle University

January 9, 2018

Research Assistant/Associate (Microfluidics for Osteoarthritis Tissue Models) £27,285 to £28,936 (without awarded PhD) £29,799 to £38,833  (PhD awarded/equivalent experience) You will undertake research as part of an NC3Rs funded project which will develop high throughput micro-tissue based models of osteoarthritis, with the micro-tissue models developed using cell printing techniques. You will work as part of an inter-disciplinary […] Read more …

‘Vlog like a pro’ competiton: public voting now open

‘Vlog like a pro’ competiton: public voting now open

January 8, 2018

The MeDe Innovation Early Career Researchers have been hard at work creating their own videos and vlogs describing their research, collaborations and professional development within the programme. The public vote is now open, and we need you to decide who wins a GoPro! Videos should be judged on: creativity impact public appeal The video with […] Read more …

Inspiring innovation in the medical devices sector – an interview with Professor John Fisher

Inspiring innovation in the medical devices sector – an interview with Professor John Fisher

December 21, 2017

On 7th September, MeDe Innovation’s collaborative approach to innovation won the Academic Innovator award at The Engineer’s Collaborate to Innovate Awards in London. The Engineer magazine recently interviewed Professor John Fisher on how our research inspires innovation in the medical devices sector:   “Through the EPSRC Centre for Innovative Manufacturing in Medical Devices, academia and […] Read more …

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The Leeds Orthopaedic Biomechanics course 2017

December 11, 2017

The Institute of Medical & Biological Engineering at the University of Leeds is offering a specialist 2 day short course on Orthopaedic Biomechanics on 11th and 12th December 2017. The course aims to give delegates an understanding of the necessary fundamentals of biomechanics and how they are applied to solve problems in orthopaedics. This course […] Read more …

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Growth stories: Jessica Kirk

Growth stories: Jessica Kirk

September 26, 2017

In 2016, MeDe Innovation funded 7 PhD students to undertake a secondment within the scope of our research. Our ‘Growth stories’ series gives an overview of their expereinces, and highlights how our funding is helping to develop their careers   External placement at the Favaloro Institute, Buenos Aires, Argentina – Jessica Kirk The Favaloro Institute […] Read more …

Growth stories: Magdalena Tomczynska

Growth stories: Magdalena Tomczynska

June 28, 2017

In 2016, MeDe Innovation funded 7 PhD students to undertake a secondment within the scope of our research. Our ‘Growth stories’ series gives an overview of their expereinces, and highlights how our funding is helping to develop their careers   Sceondment: Evonik – Magdalena Tomczynska   My name is Magda and I am 4th year […] Read more …

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