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Dr Sophie Williams awarded almost £1m EPSRC research grant at University of Leeds

Dr Sophie Williams awarded almost £1m EPSRC research grant at University of Leeds

November 15, 2017

Dr Sophie Williams, School of Mechanical Engineering at University of Leeds, is one of eight researchers awarded a grant to address long-term health challenges through the development of innovative healthcare technologies. Dr Williams’ project, ‘Enhanced surgical treatments for hip osteoarthritis’, is designed to improve the understanding of factors leading to impingement – this can occur […] Read more …

Poster call: Share your approaches and discoveries in medical device manufacture

Poster call: Share your approaches and discoveries in medical device manufacture

November 10, 2017

Show how your project in orthopaedic medical device manufacture improves patient lives and supports the industry at the MeDe Innovation Annual Conference 2018. MeDe Innovation is accepting poster presentation proposals that discuss current projects, research challenges, future directions, and novel approaches in the field of medical devices. Poster presenters will have the opportunity to enhance their […] Read more …

CPD points awarded by Royal College of Surgeons

CPD points awarded by Royal College of Surgeons

November 13, 2017

The MeDe Innovation Annual Conference is now accredited by the Royal College of Surgeons (RCS) for up to 5 Continuing Professional Development (CPD) points. The RCS is committed to enabling surgeons to achieve and maintain the highest standards of surgical practice and patient care. The conference programme has been approved for up to 5 CPD […] Read more …

EPSRC seeking expressions of interest for membership of the Early Career Forum (ECF)

EPSRC seeking expressions of interest for membership of the Early Career Forum (ECF)

October 6, 2017

The EPSRC is seeking expressions of interest for a refresh of the membership of the early career forum (ECF) for academic researchers in the scope of the Manufacturing the Future challenge theme. Applicants should have a strong focus on advancing the UK’s international reputation in manufacturing research, be open to developing inter-disciplinary research agendas, help […] 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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